APM 5 Dimensions
Friday, September 9, 2011 - 15:06
APM are delighted to announce that Yorkshire Water have recently gained APM Corporate Accreditation for the Yorkshire Water/IT (YWIT) Project Management Professional Development Programme. This is a great achievement as it allows Yorkshire Water to demonstrate to their customers, suppliers and employees that they are committed to the highest standards of project management professional development.Accredited companies are able to attract and retain the best project management talent in the country. The assessment of an organisation’s professional development scheme gives stakeholders...
Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 11:25
Arras People’s sixth annual survey of the UK project management market has been released recognising that in tough times the profession continues to grow “from short term ‘task force’-type activities to the cusp of being recognised as a fully fledged professional career”.It reveals that in the last three years the recession has hit practitioners working in the private sector much harder than their public sector peers, but despite continuing pressure on the private sector; the Government’s deficit reduction programme is bringing new challenges to those working in local and central government....
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 15:22
Finally, it appears the future of the 2012 Olympic Stadium has been resolved with West Ham United winning out over Tottenham Hotspur’s proposal to knock it down and replace it with a football stadium.Tottenham argued that only football could draw the crowds required to turn the stadium into a long term financial success. Manager Harry Redknapp warned, pragmatically, that “Half the seats would be empty and it would become a desolate graveyard for a once-great club.” Supporters of the West Ham bid, including Lord Coe, talked of the “moral obligations” and “maintaining reputations” amongst...
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 - 16:21
Having been with the programme to create the APM chartered project professional standard from its very beginning, it’s a pleasure to see the APM Registered Project Professional moving into the final pilot, knowing we will be open for applications from March 1. It may not have the treasured ‘chartered’ badge yet, but APM Registered Project Professional (RPP) is our chartered standard in all but name. It means that anyone achieving RPP will automatically be re-designated chartered project professional (ChPP) when the time comes. APM’s commitment to gaining chartered status remains absolute. In...
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 - 13:51
You can be one of the first to hear about the new APM Registered Project Professional standard being launched in March 2011 by registering your interest with the APM website. It will only take a few moments to do as only a few details are required. APM will then be sure to inform you of any news and updates direct to your inbox.You can also join the APM Registered Project professional group by registering with APM’s online community. This group is where you can find out more about APM Registered Project Professional and read the latest news and updates. You are also able to discuss your...
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 - 16:58
The APM North East Branch hosted the event entitled A new dawn…….the rise of professionalism on Tuesday 21st September 2010 at The North of England Institute Of Mining and Mechanical Engineers in Neville Hall in Newcastle. The Grade II listed building dates back to 1872, exactly 100 years before the formation of the Association for Project Management and houses in the Nicholas Wood Memorial Library the largest mining library in the world. Coal mining was obviously once the life force for the industrial development in the North of England and Robert Stephenson was Vice President of the Mining...
Tuesday, August 17, 2010 - 14:46
APM Academic Accreditation assesses programmes or modules to help students and professionals choose the best education in support of their project management careers. Academic Accreditation identifies courses and modules which are aligned to the APM Body of Knowledge, 5th edition. Working with other accreditation streams we can offer clear, visible and joined-up career progression opportunities.Benefits of Academic Accreditation:A certificate, valid for three years.An APM Accreditation logo to use on all relevant promotional material.A listing and link on the APM website.A case study based on...
Monday, August 16, 2010 - 14:57
APM qualifications are an essential part of the APM Five Dimensions of Professionalism and are designed to meet your needs throughout your career. Benefits of choosing the APM qualifications are:AchievementIncorporating a mix of tools, techniques, processes and skills they offer a progressive structure that demonstrates your project management achievements.APM Introductory Certificate (SCQF Level 6): for a fundamental awareness of project management terminology.APMP (IPMA Level D, SCQF Level 7): for people with some project management experience. There is a specifically designed route to...
Professor Darren Dalcher
Thursday, July 29, 2010 - 16:44
We have been slotting together the different presentations for the APM 2010 Conference, so this is a good time to re-visit some of the themes and key messages. The conference will form the next chapter in an ongoing dialogue about the needs and future of the profession and the difference that we can make to UK PLC when we engage in new conversations.Our focus this year revolves around ‘building the future in partnership’, preparing for the challenges that lie ahead and developing the capabilities and skills needed to master them. There are four overarching themes:Partnerships: Working...
Monday, July 26, 2010 - 09:44
Following our trip to Leeds for the last meeting as guests of DWP, we headed back to Ibis House for the July Board. Holding the meeting at APM HQ in Princes Risborough provided the opportunity to join together with the APM executive for an extended workshop to investigate the further development of the association’s long term strategy.We already have a well defined short-term strategy which focuses on developing and promoting professional standards and creating an effective infrastructure to support these activities. This longer term strategy looks towards a vision not only for the APM, but...