Awards for South Wales students

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Posted by APM on 30th Oct 2013

Project Management awards sponsored by the South Wales and West of England Branch were presented to students at a special prize giving ceremony held at the University Of South Wales, Caerleon Campus on the 5th September 2013.

Prizes were awarded in two categories; Best Full Time Student and Best Part Time Student of the year. Prizes were presented to the winners by Allan Reid the South Wales & West of England, South Wales Chapter Chairperson.

The Prize for the Best full-time Project Management student for 2013 was awarded to Mr Oluwafemi Oluwaseun Osoba and accepted on his behalf by Dr Brendan DCruz their course tutor.

The Prize for the Best part-time Project Management student for 2013 was awarded to Ms Hayley Jones seen here on the extreme right of the photo after being presented with her prize from Allan Reid.

The Universitys Masters in Project Management is the first of its kind in Wales to be accredited by the Association for Project Management and covers specific project management tools and techniques as well as the softer skills associated with Project, Programme and Portfolio Management. This Masters course from the Business School, within the University of South Wales develops change management skills and leadership capability relevant to project professionals, and includes knowledge, competency frameworks and well known process-based methodologies such as Prince 2TM. Students on this project management programme work on real-life projects to enhance their skills in their current professional roles, or to gain practical project experience.

The project management course is designed to develop a deeper understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of project, programme and portfolio management, and facilitates the essential skills and competences necessary to plan, monitor, control and deliver successful projects. It focuses on developing skills for careers in project management including both theory and applied aspects, and is mapped against key professional body competencies. The knowledge, understanding and skills can be applied to a range of environments that bring together resources, skills, technology and ideas to realise benefits or achieve objectives, operating within the multiple project constraints of cost, scope, time and quality requirements.

Students on this project management masters programme become familiar with leading edge thinking and emerging research in the field of project management to benefit their Continued Professional Development.

For further course information contact Jackie Harris.

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