Personal discipline and organisation are needed when managing your programme through difficult and changing times.
When a business case is put together for a project it’s common for any barriers to the change to be discussed, but most often this is focussed on the tangible elements like costs.
Want to improve your decision-making? Start by understanding your dominant decision style and then align it with your project situation, says Natalie Marguet, author of the APM research on the topic.
Volunteering is important for APM, the chartered body for the project profession and volunteers play a pivotal part in the future of the project profession and the organisation.
When I was first headhunted to join the Bar Standards Board (the legal regulator of barristers in England and Wales, BSB) as head of programmes, I was amazed at how much work such a small organisation was doing to address inequalities across the Bar and make Bar training more accessible.
'Never waste a good crisis' said Churchill, allegedly, and there have certainly been no shortages of what the public at least, might consider have qualified as a series of 'once in a generation' crises facing governments over the last few years.
The Chartered Project Professional (ChPP) standard is a benchmark that demonstrates attainment of a defined level of professional practice, technical knowledge, and ethical behaviour.
Like any job candidates, those seeking project management roles need to ensure they’re putting their best foot forward when they enter the job market.
It’s the old story, after days of searching you find the ideal project manager vacancy, quickly put together a CV for it, email it across and then hear nothing back.
In 2018, when the Flemish Waterways Authority (FWA) devised a project for a refuse-catching barrier on the Scheldt, a tidal river in Belgium’s Flanders region, the primary objective was clear: to solve a severe environmental and shipping hazard on the heavily navigated river.