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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.
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:
APM Salary and Market Trends Survey 2018
Now in its fourth year the APM Salary and Market Trends Survey continues to create a growing understanding of market confidence, salaries and demands for skills and training across the profession.
Project professionals of all ages, sectors and levels of experience are invited to take part in the APM Salary and Market Trends Survey 2018.It will only take 5 minutes of your time and you will be entered into a free prize draw to win an iPad.
The results provide a valuable insight into the earning potential in the profession, where the highest salaries are paid and what roles are the best paid in different industries.
Insights into the project management profession
For the 2018 survey, APM has commissioned YouGov, a leading market research agency to conduct the survey. This year we look to examine economic confidence and the effects of turbulent markets on our projects in a bid to understand what the near future looks like for the profession and gain a better insight into just how resilient we are. How is the economic climate affecting you? What do you think the future holds for our profession?
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. It is the initiation, planning and control of a range of tasks required to deliver this end product.
The project is transient, ie. finite, and may require temporary resources. Projects are different sizes and are directed at the achievement of benefits. Projects operate within a predetermined budget and timespan and there is usually risk involved which needs to be managed.
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.
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.
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.