APM’s research programme aims to advance new and existing knowledge for the project profession. By developing innovative research and sharing its findings, APM helps to promote a profession built around learning and collaboration. In this way, research helps to fulfil APM's chartered objectives.
APM’s research programme covers both academic and business research and comprises several components such as research funding, research collaboration, events and dissemination. APM has a broad range of research activities that are open for you and your organisation to engage with at any one time.
Latest featured research
This report does not present a single definition of agile for the project management community. Rather, we explore existing practice in order to discover whether agile is valuable to project management, and why.
Authors Professor David James Bryde, Dr Christine Unterhitzenberger and Roger Joby, investigate how relational risk is managed in projects delivered by external contractors for clients.
Find out about opportunities for funding from APM, including the APM Research Fund and larger commissioned studies.
View all previously published research including commissioned, collaborative and research fund studies.
Supporting relevant research events which seek to advance the current and future understandings of the management of projects.
Find out about APM’s Research Advisory Group, APM’s Academic Review Group and how research is governed at APM.