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The Road to Chartered Series
“The papers aim to give members and other interested stakeholders a greater insight into what becoming chartered means,” said David Thomson. “They will also help explain the transformation APM is experiencing as it evolves into a fully-fledged chartered body.”
The case of millennials
A key part of the development of the profession of project management, as it evolves to chartered status, is the need to embrace the values and energy of the millennial generation. The sixth paper in APM’s “Road to Chartered Series” looks at how millennials can be part of this drive to build a chartered profession.
The Project Profession and Climate Change
Following the publication of the interim National Infrastructure Assessment (NIA) which explores the need to eliminate carbon emissions from energy and waste, Professor Peter Morris has produced the report Climate Change and what the project profession should be doing about it: a UK perspective, calling on the project management profession to lead on climate change.
APM publishes Industrial Strategy policy briefing
APM has published its policy briefing on the Industrial Strategy White Paper.
The briefing outlines what the government’s white paper means for the project profession - highlighting key points and policies from this highly anticipated report.
APM Monthly Monitor
APM’s External Affairs team has created a short Monthly Monitor covering developments in project management research, politics and parliament, policy and research reports – in addition to developments across think-tanks, research institutes, chartered bodies and learned societies more generally.
APM’s External Affairs team has created a Monthly Monitor including developments in project management research, politics and policy. The Monthly Monitor for December covers the Industrial Strategy White Paper and the Autumn Budget 2017 and is a convenient way to quickly gain an insight into what is happening across the profession.
- Transitioning from cultural awareness to intelligence
- Date:16 January 2018
- When working with a global team who should adapt and when? Is it reasonable to expect everyone to behave in the same way? What, if any, allowance should be made for cultural differences?
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Reasons to be cheerful
Project management matters. I don't need to persuade you of that. But what I may need to convince you of is the reason to be optimistic.Not only do we act as professional custodians of a vast amount of spending, but we also hold the reputations of vast organisations in our care. By Mike Clayton
Trust me, I'm a project manager
Taking on your chartered status will, APM hopes, give you much more power as a project manager. But, as with everything, there is a downside, and this one is huge.With great power comes great responsibility. At this moment, ‘chartered project manager’ doesn’t really have fully formed brand values and attributes.What you do will shape the world’s perception of the brand. By Eddie Obeng
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