The APM Competence Framework 2nd edition, released in June 2015, describes APM's new view of the competences necessary for effective project, programme, portfolio management and PMO in today's project environment. It’s been created by professionals for professionals and provides a common reference for all organisations and individuals engaged in project activities regardless of their size, sector or geographic location.
ChangeFirst is one of just under 20 methodologies that the ‘Methods and Standards’ theme within the Enabling Change SIG is in the process of documenting, as part of our mission to build our members’ capability for managing change.
The People SIG joined together with APM North East branch and APM corporate member HMRC to bring local members and guests an event on 18th May 2015 which provided an overview of the SIG's recently completed module on collaboration.
This webinar was presented by Nancy Madter, who provided an overview of the the Project Initiation Routemap (Routemap) which was developed by Infrastructure UK in collaboration with the University of Leeds (and supported by the Infrastructure Client Group). The recording of this webinar can be viewed here.
Members of North East branch spent the evening of Tuesday 21st April with the APM President, Tom Taylor, to look at some serious opportunities, challenges and dilemmas concerning how social and environmental responsibility fits with modern project management. The Copthorne Hotel was the venue chosen and they provided a warm welcome to delegates who were able to spend valuable time networking and finding out about each others' organisations.
A list of North East branch nominees can be viewed here.
Peter highlighted some key areas to consider when presenting; purpose, tricks & techniques, content, time, style, the 3 ‘P’s (prepare, present, profit), risks, rules, hates and last but certainly not least, being prepared for the unexpected!
70 enthusiastic volunteers attended the APM Volunteers' Forum in Glasgow last weekend.
The date for APM & Wellingtone's much anticipated Project management careers and job fair finally arrived this week, with over 100 delegates and a number representatives from APM Corporate Member organisations in attendance.
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