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Chartered Project Professional (ChPP) case studies

To date, a total of 500+ project professionals have achieved ChPP status with Association for Project Management (APM), the only chartered body for the project profession.

Below you can read about some of those individuals, learn about their journey to gaining chartered status, what routes they took and what it means to them and their project management careers.

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Name: Hazel Jell | BA (Hons) ChPP MAPM

Route to Chartered: Route 3

Since I gained ChPP status, the one thing I have noticed is I am becoming more visible. 

Going forward, I’m sure it will help lead to more opportunities to further my experience into programme management and beyond."

Hazel Jell
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Name: Olanrewaju (Lanre) Adebayo | ChPP

Route to Chartered: Route 1

"It is really the epitome of being at the top of the profession the respect Chartered is accorded in any profession."

Olanrewaju (Lanre) Adebayo

Nicola Benjamin

Name: Nicola Benjamin | BSc (Hons) ChPP MAPM

Route to Chartered: Route 3

"I have already seen benefits for both myself and my employer. The standard provides a benchmark for our clients, who are able to instantly gauge my experience and commitment to ensuring excellent professional project management delivery."

Nicola Benjamin

Phil Gerrard

Name: Phil Gerrard | ChPP MAPM

Route to Chartered: Route 3

"From a professional perspective the ChPP helps to establish your bona fides and is increasingly being asked for in the jobs market."

Phil Gerrard

Karen Whelan

Name: Karen Whelan | B.Eng MBA ChPP MAPM

Route to Chartered: Route 3

"Being part of the inaugural cohort and pushing the profession forward."

Karen Whelan

Andrew Fox

Name: Andrew Fox | ChPP

Route to Chartered: Route 1

"Be prepared. It isn’t a hard process if you just do your research, do your planning and then go for it."

Andrew Fox

Nicola Henderson-Reid

Name: Nicola Henderson-Reid | ChPP

Route to Chartered: Route 3

"Since becoming a ChPP I’ve had the opportunity to make a difference. Encouraging my colleagues to progress professionally, particularly females."

Nicola Henderson-Reid

Mark Smith

Name: Mark Smith | ChPP RPP FAPM

Route to Chartered: Route 2

"I wanted to lead the way in the BBC to show the benefit of professionally qualified and experienced practitioners delivering strategically important projects."

Mark Smith

Mott MacDonald

Company: Mott MacDonald

"With the skills and experience gained being easily transferrable between sectors, having our practitioners’ proven track record of delivering P3M and possessing up-to-date knowledge of current practices and methods.

ChPP is now a professional benchmark that demonstrates attainment of a defined level of technical knowledge, professional practice and ethical behaviour across industry."

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BBC Cmyru

Company: BBC

"As a profession, we need to respond to the significant challenges rebuilding our economy and services, during the recovery from the Covid-19 outbreak, so trusted project professionals in public, private and third sector organisations will be key to this.

So we would whole-heartedly recommend that organisations encourage and support their experienced staff to achieve ChPP."

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BAE Systems

Company: BAE Systems

"Having ChPPs within BAE Systems not only helps us deliver on our commitment but also gives us a competitive edge, and ensures that we can attract the best talent through demonstrating the high stands of practice which already exist within the business."

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