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APM Presents... Project management in practice was a day-long event focussed on project professionals early on in their career. On the 16 October 2014 delegates attended their choice of sessions, each one hosted by one of APM’s 14 specific interest groups (SIGs). Each SIG presented 3 times throughout the day to around 20 delegates in each session. The sessions offered interactive opportunities and promote discussions, as well as helping delegates towards reaching an ‘a-ha!’ (or “lightbulb”) moment…

Assurance SIG - Friend or enemy? Understand the basics of assurance

Roy Millard, Transport for London and Mark Reilly, Transport for London

Benefits Management SIG - Business cases and the life of benefit

Nick Wensley, Farthing Consulting and Maria Kliniotou

Contracts and Procurement SIG - Contracts and Procurement: what you must know to get the contract right and to successfully manage the contract

Jon Broome and Anne Holden

Enabling Change SIG - Why change? Understand change management and how it combines with project management to deliver your outcomes

Neil White, ChangeVista and Elisabeth Goodman, RiverRhee Consulting

Governance SIG - Why project governance and its key principles and challenges

Amerjit Walia, Orbitus Learning and Joan Langley, BMT HI-Q Sigma

Knowledge SIG - Knowledge sharing - Why? What? Who? When? Where?

Martin Fisher, WRAP and Judy Payne, Hemdean Consulting

People SIG - Mentoring, coaching and 'action learning' in project environment

Robert Blakemore, Home Office, Russel Jamieson, BT and Adam Juniper

Planning, Monitoring and Control SIG - Planning, Monitoring and Control for beginners

Guy Hindley, Turner & Townsend Infrastructure and Simon Taylor, Transport for London

PMO SIG - Evolving PMOs - understand the different types of PMOs and the need for targeted engagement with PMOs to succeed

Gary Mitchell, Atkins and Emma Arnaz-Pemberton, Independent Contractor

Portfolio Management SIG - Introducting Portfolio Management

Steve Leary, Tata Consultancy Services and Stephen Parrett, Right Change Consulting

Programme Management SIG - Joining the dots - Programme Management in action

Andrew Gray, BMT Hi-Q Sigma and John Chapman, Touchstone

Risk SIG - The benefits of managing risk

Peter Campbell, Risk Advantage Limited

Value Management SIG - Why Value Management might reveal just what managing projects are really about!

Adam Roberts, London Underground and John Heathcote, Leeds Beckett University

Women in Project Management SIG - From here to there: progressing your career

Teri Okoro, TOCA

Keynote speaker: Vince Hines, Wellingtone


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