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.
Projects often don’t meet their objectives and success should be measured by the impact of the project, which is the responsibility of the sponsor
Shuttering and then reopening health and fitness facilities against a backdrop of ever-changing government guidelines has proved quite the project management challenge, writes Dave Waller
The SIG tried its hand at applying Causal Loop Diagrams, a technique in systems thinking, to see if they could better understand this complex COVID -19 pandemic.
The webinar considered the impact of behavioural activity, as well as examining how technology and core project management disciplines enable and underpin successful changes in our ways of working.