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Our filtered search will find all references to specific project management topics, covering related material, case studies, feature articles, blogs and news stories. Search for a topic and discover a world of project management information, with definitions and specialist opinions sourced from our archives. 

Read more about P3 Management in the Body of Knowledge. Discover more about your skills and strengths through the APM Competence Framework and how to advance your project career. 

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Member resources

As an individual member of APM, the chartered body for the project profession, you receive a wide range of benefits, including access to a bank of resources. These benefits are designed to enhance your professional status, improve your career prospects and enable you to contribute to the development of the project profession.

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APM Competence Framework

The APM Competence Framework sets out the competences required for effective project, programme, portfolio management and project management office (PMO). 

The framework consists of 27 competences based around outcomes that project professionals need to achieve. Each competence includes a series of criteria covering knowledge and the application and a ratings scale.

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What is project management?

Project management is the application of processes, methods, knowledge, skills and experience to achieve the project objectives. Projects are the vehicles of change in an organisation. They are not the repetitive business-as-usual type of activity.

Project management is essentially aimed at producing an end product or deliverable that will effect some change for the benefit of the organisation that instigated the project.

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APM Body of Knowledge online

The APM Body of Knowledge online is a growing digital resource from APM featuring project management definitions, diagrams and a glossary of APM terms. Users can search 69 topic areas on all aspects of projects, programmes and portfolios. 

Read more about the people and skills associated with professional project management, and how the project manager works within the wider business and other management areas. 

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Agile project management

Agile project management is an approach based on delivering requirements iteratively and incrementally throughout the project life cycle. At the core of agile is the requirement to exhibit central values and behaviours of trust, flexibility, empowerment and collaboration.

Learn more about agile in our new agile project management section. You will find information on the differences between agile and waterfall, the benefits of agile working, agile principles, and further agile reading material such as the following:

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APM Bookshop

Where can I buy your books and guides?

APM, the chartered body for the project profession, publishes a growing range of books and guides, from general to specific interest topics, as well as study guides, available for purchase.

Members can download many APM publications for free in the members' area. Ebooks are also available to purchase.

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APM Library

How can I learn more about project management?

APM's library is a dedicated project management resource to help you on your journey to becoming a professional project manager. Inside you'll find guides, articles, white papers and research reports.

The content is free to download or free to register.

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APM Project journal

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