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Hi, I want to move on with developing my knowledge base and want to move into Organisation Change.
How difficult is it to utilise, or apply my current skills, methodologies and practices into a Change Project? I'm a Professional Project Manager applying PM tools, Methodologies and experience and have developed the hard and soft side of Leadership. Currently I work in Construction, but i am very keen to expand my skill base.
I am a former PM working on a MBA in the United States. I am currently taking a class called Global Project Management. A requirement of that class is to write a paper and make a presentation on the "project management environment" of a country of our choosing. I spent 4 weeks in Scotland two years ago and enjoyed it a great deal so I selected Scotland as my country. I am looking for your help in answering the following question:
Are there any cultural, ethnic or other considerations I should be aware of if I am an American working in Scotland as a PM?
I am a recent graduate looking for project management experience. I have been scouring the job market and found that experience is highly needed, especially for roles such as project support/co-ordinator. I already attain my PRINCE2 (Foundation) qualification and aim to achive my Practitioner level once I have had adequate experience.
I would fully appreciate being pointed towards the right direction or being able to shadow/work with anyone who is a project manager within their organisation.
I am currently preparing my submissions for full membership and I want to ensure I am demonstrating the appropriate and required information, could you possibly define what you are looking for under the headline of "Technical understanding and experience"?
Can anyone point me in the direction of getting hold of a completed prince2 quality, risk and communication management strategies for the construction industry? I am aware of the Prince2 templates but i am stuck as to see what goes in them and how they are worded. Thanks in advance.
Having just passed my APMP and joined the APM as an associate member, I’m not really sure what the next step is?
I'm not really a project manager in the strictest sense, although my current job role does involve a degree of project management.
Ideally i would like to become a full member of the APM and to carry on with my professional development, however am not sure what I would need to do to achieve this, or indeed if I have the requisite skills.
Hello everyone, I am in need of an APM member to serve as my referee to enable me enroll for my skill scheme. Will be glad if anyone in our online community can help. The APM member need to be at Associate level or above.
My colleagues and I are currently encountering some challenges with our local sponsorship community.
Does anyone know of any good Sponsorship awareness training - online or face-to-face training - that could support our drive to improve sponsor awareness of the role and the responsibilities of a sponsor.
I am currently studying for an MSc in Project Management through the University of Salford's online programme. I have finished the taught section and will be doing my dissertation after a residency in March of 2015. I work for a lighting business that sources from the Far East and has anything upto 100 new products being brought to market with a total product range of approximately 6,000 SKUs. I am looking for a topic around new product implementation and was wondering if anyone has any suggestions.
I have recently joined a firm as a Graduate with the aim for me to work through my APM certificates as part of my scheme.
I am currently compiling templates and sections to organise my CPD so when the time comes for my level C reviews I will have extensive entries for consideration.
So far I have made the assessment of myself against the APM competency framework and put together a template for both a Personal Development Plan and Review upon completion. (I will be developing my mentor review sections at a later date)
The business I work in is currently taking steps to better implement Lessons Learned. We have a template for recording it, the problem is encouraging people not only to feed into the log but also to review the log at the start of a project and apply previous lessons. Has any one any experience in implementing lessons learned? Any suggestions as to how we do this?
Dear All I am a MSc student in UWL University and doing a research on Mega projects and the project management processes as critical factors which causes overrun budgets and schedule delays, I have created a questionnaire on the topic in order to complete my thesis. Need project managers with experience in mega projects (projects with cost over 1 billion $US).
Please let me know, if you can spare 10 minutes to respond, much appreciated.
As part of un upgrade to our scheduling capability I am going to complete the Scheduling Maturity Model matrix that got published a couple of years ago. It would be helpful if I could get a copy in Excel format...does anyone have one?
I can get the older version from 2009 form the APM website, but this is significantly different to the latest version.
I know you may have been asked this question hundreds of times before, but I'm looking to start a career in project management, whether thats a trainee project manager or project coordinator role I'm not too fussed.
What I would like to know is the following:
What qualifications (specifically) should I study / achieve before applying for roles? I.E, Prince 2, PM diplomas etc.
What would you recommend to someone looking to start a career in PM?
Hi all, I am seeking some advice with regards to a route to qualification status as a project manager in the UK.
I have worked within retail and in contact centres in the past and am now based within a corporate environment and have been involved in contributing towards team project development on both large and small scales.
Hi can anyone point me in the right direction or provide any guidance on how best to set up a WAN to connect to 3 LANs in different cities, type of protocols to consider, major pitfalls. Im using packet tracer to model the LANs and Opnet IT guru to model the WAN. Its my first time posting - so apologies if i should be posting somewhere else ! :-)