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Posted by APM on 4th Nov 2015
The special project management report reached 399,000 professionals across London and the Home Counties.
Through his foreword for the report, APM president Tom Taylor takes a look at the changing project management landscape and how the profession is embracing existing and emerging challenges.
APM’s head of external affairs Julian Smith, who joined the association in August, goes on to discuss whether this is the era of the project manager. Julian explores what the profession can do to build on the UK’s world-beating reputation for successfully delivering large scale projects.
The industry’s most prominent thought leaders took part in an expert panel, with APM chairman Steve Wake providing insight on how to ensure project success today and in the future.
APM Planning, Monitoring and Control Specific Interest Group (SIG) chairman Stephen Jones also comments on the business benefits of being agile.
This follows on from APM featuring in four other special reports that were published in the national press this year.
APM appeared in Raconteur’s latest Project Management report that was published in the Sunday Times in August. APM discussed how the profession requires the right mix of skills to ensure a continual supply of talented recruits. To address this challenge APM launched a brand-new edition of its competence framework.
This followed on from APM appearing in City A.M.’s Agile Business report in May.
April saw APM’s coverage in the national press continue as the association featured in the project management edition of Business Reporter that came out in the Sunday Telegraph.
APM’s Higher Apprenticeship in Project Management scheme was also the topic of conversation in the Apprenticeships supplement that was published in The Guardian in March. Sellafield Ltd discussed how they were developing the next generation of project professionals.
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