Acando and Thales gain APM Corporate Accreditation

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Posted by APM on 10th Nov 2011

APM are delighted to announce that Acando and Thales UK have recently gained APM Corporate Accreditation. Accredited companies are able to attract and retain the best project management talent in the country.  The assessment of an organisations professional development scheme gives stakeholders confidence of its dedication to developing project professionals.

Acando is a consultancy company that in partnership with its clients identifies and implements sustainable business improvements through information enabled by technology. They create measurable improvements through the development of processes, organisations and IT systems that strengthen and support their clients operations.

Acando were awarded APM Corporate Accreditation for their UK Project Manager Development Programme (PMDP). Over the past year they have invested significantly in re-launching this programme in line with becoming members of the APM at the beginning of 2011. Acando have been focusing on bringing the programme in line with the APM Competence Framework and the 5 Dimensions of Professionalism. 

Matt Williamson of Acando said It means our efforts to implement the Project Management Development Programme in Acando have been worthwhile, that we have correctly understood and applied the APM principles and that we join the distinguished list of organisations who have already gained corporate accreditation. Acando are very happy to have achieved APM Corporate Accreditation.

Acando strongly believe that the success of their company lies in the lasting relationships they build with their clients and these lasting relationships are only made possible through the quality, skills and experience of our project management consultants.

Thales UK were awarded APM Corporate Accreditation for their Bids and Project Management Capability Improvement Programme (CIP).
As the UKs second largest defence electronics supplier and one of the worlds most innovative Thales employs approximately 8,500 people in more than 40 locations across the country. But defence is just one of several areas in which theyre breaking new ground.

Thales is a leader in onboard equipment for civil and military aircraft. And every time you take a train journey youre relying on Thales to help you arrive safely.

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