Case Study - Cobham
APM Corporate Accreditation case study
Founded by aviation pioneer Sir Alan Cobham in the 1930s, Cobham plc is a global technology and services innovator respected for providing solutions to some of the greatest challenges.
Cobham’s range of technologies and services help solve challenging problems across commercial, defence and security markets, specialising in meeting the growing demand for data, connectivity and bandwidth. Cobham products have earned a reputation for protecting lives and livelihoods, often in extreme environments, from deepspace to the depths of the ocean.
With more than 11,500 employees across five continents, and customers and partners in over 100 countries, Cobham offers rewarding project and programme management positions in: wireless data communications, satcom, defence electronics, air-to-air refuelling, aviation services, and life support and mission systems. In order to run these varied programmes, it has more than 270 named project and programme managers spread across the globe, plus many more people who practise project management as part of other roles.
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