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The APM Podcast covers discussions and insights on the latest project management topics. Browse our podcasts below and listen for FREE today. The APM Podcast is available on AnchorSpotifyApple and Google podcasts.

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From the Frontline >

Meeting project professionals who are working on cutting-edge projects, and academics whose research is at the forefront of project management techniques. 


Project Innovators series >

Speaking to project professionals who are leading projects in an innovative way at a time when many of us are hoping the world of work and projects can be reset for a post-COVID-19 world.



Crisis Talks series >

Our Crisis Talks series explores how project managers are adapting and pivoting to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.


More topics >

Bringing you stories of how project professionals are adapting, pivoting and succeeding in a post-COVID world.

Latest APM Podcast

 

National Trust, part 3: What's it like to be a project management apprentice?

In the third and final part of our series on the National Trust, Emma is back at Dyrham Park near Bath to meet three project management apprentices who all started at the Trust in October 2022 and are nearing the end of their 18-month apprenticeship programme after sitting APM’s Project Management Qualification. 

From the Frontline

In ‘From the Frontline’, Project journal editor Emma De Vita is meeting project professionals who are working on cutting-edge projects, and academics whose research is at the forefront of project management techniques. 

From the Frontline: Leading the UK’s Vaccine Taskforce

May 2021 🕑 40:16

In this first episode, we meet Nick Elliott, who was director general of the UK’s Vaccine Taskforce for the UK government from its inception in April 2020 until the end of last year.

From the Frontline: Life on Mars? Project managing NASA’s Perseverance mission

July 2021 🕑 36:07

In this episode, we meet Jennifer Trosper, project manager for NASA’s Mars Perseverance project in its Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California. Jennifer has worked on NASA’s Perseverance programme for eight years.

From the Frontline: Lessons from the pandemic for better programme

July 2021 🕑 28:57

In this episode, we meet Emma Willson, who leads the National Audit Office’s Major Projects Delivery area of focus. She has worked at the NAO for almost 20 years, auditing a wide range of government programmes, from welfare reform to large-scale defence equipment projects.

From the Frontline: How to make better project decisions

August 2021 🕑 32:04

In this episode we meet Dr Natalie Marguet, a senior lecturer in leadership and organisational development at Liverpool John Moores University, and author of APM’s recent research paper Detect, Reflect and Adapt: Factors influencing critical project decisions.

From the Frontline: How to thrive in your career as a woman

September 2021 🕑 43:31

In this special episode to tie in with APM’s annual Think Differently conference, Emma De Vita, the editor of Project journal, speaks to three ambitious female project professionals to talk about how to have a thriving career despite the barriers that organisational or team culture still persistently put in the way of individual women – women who might also be contending with bias around race or age.

From the Frontline: Fast and furious at net-zero
Forumula E

October 2021 🕑 48:39

In this episode we meet Gemma Roura Serra, strategic planning director at ABB Formula E. Formula E is the world’s first all-electric single-seater car racing series, conceived to accelerate electric vehicle adoption and demonstrate leadership in the sports world by becoming the only sport to be net-zero carbon since inception.

From the Frontline: How to improve project performance

October 2021 🕑 56:51

In this episode Emma speaks to the researchers behind Project X's latest report, published by APM, called Rethinking Capabilities: Lessons for policy, scholarship and practice. Project X is an ESRC‑funded research collaboration between government, academia and industry representatives, aiming to generate unique insights into the performance of major projects and programmes in government.

From the Frontline: Managing a cutting-edge renewables project

November 2021 🕑 41:31

In this episode, Project journal editor Emma De Vita speaks to Tim Rose, programme manager at Energy Superhub Oxford, a four-year, £40m demonstrator project to explore potential innovation in using batteries to support grid stability, electric vehicle infrastructure and smart renewable heating.

From the Frontline: Inclusive design for project professionals

December 2021 🕑 46:41

In this episode Emma de Vita speaks to Mike Bradley, a senior research associate at the Engineering Design Centre at the University of Cambridge; and Neil Smith, inclusive design lead for HS2 Ltd and one of the Mayor of London’s Design Advocates.

They’ll be explaining exactly what inclusive design is, why it matters for your projects and how to do it well.

Project Innovators

In the ‘Project Innovators’ season of podcasts, Project journal editor Emma De Vita is speaking to project professionals who are leading projects in an innovative way at a time when many of us are hoping the world of work and projects can be reset for a post-COVID-19 world.

Project Innovators – Caroline Raynor, Costain

October 2020 🕑 42:04

In episode one, we meet Caroline Raynor, project manager and principal archaeologist for the Costain Skanska JV, who designed and led the Saint James’s Gardens excavation in London's Euston as part of work for HS2’s London terminus.

Project Innovators – Matthew Moran, The Open University

October 2020 🕑 45:34

In this episode we speaks to Matthew Moran, Head of Transformation at The Open University, and occasional lecturer in the OU Business School.

Project Innovators – Jenny McLaughlin, Heathrow

December 2020 🕑 35:57

In this episode, Project journal editor Emma De Vita discusses diversity and inclusion with Jenny McLaughlin, a project manager at Heathrow Airport, who is also its disability network lead. 

Project Innovators – How to professionalise through collaboration

January 2021 🕑 37:09

In this episode Jo Stanford, at Health Education England, shares her experiences of raising professional PM standards across the NHS.

Project Innovators – How to deliver under pressure (and win an award at the same time)

January 2021 🕑 41:15

In this episode we meet Benjamin Hooper, programme and project manager at Heathrow Airport, whose project won APM’s 2020 Overall Project of the Year.

Project Innovators: How to bring strategy and projects closer together

March 2021 🕑 33:58

In this episode, we speak to Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez, who is on a mission to champion project management as a central issue for every CEO. 

Project Innovators – Bent Flyvbjerg on how to make your project a success

March 2021 🕑 41:48

In this final episode of the Project Innovators season, Project journal editor Emma De Vita speaks to Bent Flyvbjerg, the first BT professor and inaugural chair of major programme management at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School.

Crisis talks

Our Crisis Talks series explores how project managers are adapting and pivoting to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Crisis Talks – Lizzie Meadows, Quadram Institute Bioscience

April 2020 🕑 44:32

In episode one of our first season, Crisis Talks, Emma De Vita (editor of APM’s Project journal) speaks to Lizzie Meadows, a project manager at Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB), whose biorepository project went live just as coronavirus hit the UK. The project has since been able to provide crucial resource and support to QIB genome sequencing scientists’ contribution to the COVID-19 Genomics UK Consortium.

Crisis Talks - Sonia Sharma, Channel 4

June 2020 🕑 35:20

In this episode, we speak to Sonia Sharma, head of planning and corporate PMO at Channel 4. Sonia explains the challenges of working within an organisation of low project management maturity, where staff are sometimes resistant to the structures and governance she is trying to implement.

Crisis Talks – Hannah Gledhill, Hotel Chocolat

June 2020 🕑 31:20

In this episode, we speak to Hannah Gledhill, senior project manager at Hotel Chocolat. The British chocolatier has small project team focused primarily on product development.

Crisis Talks – Paul Hilton, Mott MacDonald

July 2020 🕑 43:33

In this episode, we speak to Paul Hilton, programme director at global engineering, management and development company Mott MacDonald.

Crisis Talks – Andrew Higson, Balvac

July 2020 🕑 29:23

In this episode we meet Andrew Higson, a project manager at Balvac, part of the Balfour Beatty Group, which is a specialist in the repair, strengthening, refurbishment and protection of buildings and civil structures.

Crisis Talks – Joanna Rowland, director of HMRC’s COVID-19 Response Unit

August 2020 🕑 33:58

In the episode we meet Joanna Rowland, director of HMRC’s COVID-19 Response Unit, responsible for the department’s strategic approach to the pandemic.

Crisis Talks – Lessons from lockdown - the best of 'Crisis Talks'

December 2020 🕑 22:35

In this episode, we look back on 2020 and reflect on some key project management lessons from a turbulent 9 months.

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Bringing you stories of how project professionals are adapting, pivoting and succeeding in a post-COVID world.

3 project trends for 2023 with Eddie Obeng

February 2023 🕑 21:46

‘A sense maker in a daft world’ is how today’s guest, Eddie Obeng, describes himself.

Eddie is a Visiting Professor at Henley Business School, an esteemed columnist for Project journal and an APM Honorary Fellow.

National Trust, part 3: What's it like to be a project management apprentice? 

March 2024 🕑 48:17

In the third and final part of our series on the National Trust, Emma is back at Dyrham Park near Bath to meet three project management apprentices who all started at the Trust in October 2022 and are nearing the end of their 18-month apprenticeship programme after sitting APM’s Project Management Qualification. 

National Trust, part 2: Managing urban and net-zero programmes 

March 2024 🕑 52:18

In episode 2 of our three-part series on the National Trust, an APM Corporate Partner, Emma finds out about the Trust’s urban programmes and its work in renewables.

National Trust, part 1: Project management at the heart of conservation 

February 2024 🕑 45:27

In our three-part series on the National Trust, an APM Corporate Partner, we find out how the charity has brought project management close to its organisational heart. 

The BBC's Rachel Baldwin: From documentary maker to programme manager 

February 2024 🕑 28:37

Hear how Rachel made the career switch and what lessons she learnt along the way.

Why high-risk medical research needs strong project management 

January 2024 🕑 28:10

What’s it like to deliver life-changing medical research projects that address health problems facing communities, change health options and outcomes for patients, and improve the lives of people living with disease?

How to get to the top (and be yourself): Tips from an ex-CEO 

January 2024 🕑 26:39

Emma meets Dame Inga Beale, portfolio director and former CEO of global insurance giant Lloyd’s of London. Dame Inga was keynote speaker at APM’s 2023 Women in Project Management Conference.

The 15-minute conference: Top tips from APM's Women in Project Management Conference 

December 2023 🕑 15:44

Ever wondered how to balance work and family, how to strategise your career and how to network effectively? In this episode, we’ve compiled some of our highlights from APM’s Women in Project Management Conference 2023.

Levelling up lessons from major projects, with Baroness Valentine 

December 2023 🕑 32:33

Professor Adam Boddison meets Baroness Valentine.

Having started out working in corporate finance in the City in the 1980s, in recent years Baroness Valentine has had what she describes as a "portfolio career". 

5 things we learned in 2023 

December 2023 🕑 25:14

We look back at our favourite moments from the podcast in 2023. 

What artificial intelligence means for the future of project management 

November 2023 🕑 37:06

In this episode, Emma meets three project professionals with a deep interest in artificial intelligence (AI) to consider what impact this technology is having right now on projects, what it might hold for the future and what project managers should be doing to adapt to this brave new world. 

The origins of agile project management 

October 2023 🕑 28:08

In this episode, Emma is joined once again by Professor Darren Dalcher of the University of Lancaster. Few people have studied project management as closely or for as long as Darren. In a career spanning more than 25 years, he has become very interested in the reasons for project failure.

How to manage menopause in the workplace 

October 2023 🕑 37:47

Emma meets three women to talk about menopause in the workplace. Two of them are project professionals – Rachel Jackson of Anglo American and Jo Roberts of the DfT – while the third, Aly Dilks of Simply Menopausal, is a nurse specialising in menopause. 

Launching a career in the space sector, with the UK Space Agency's Martina Blake 

September 2023 🕑 26:41

Professor Adam Boddison meets Martina Blake of the UK Space Agency. Martina heads up the agency’s Office for Project and Programme Management, which she set up in November 2021. 

Modernising defence through projects, with Army Porfolio Director Kris Baldy  

September 2023 🕑 26:48

Kris shares his journey through the ranks of the civil service, including his rise from admin assistant to portfolio director, and how he, in his own words, "stumbled into project management".

State-of-the-art risk management in projects: What you need to know

August 2023 🕑 28:23

Emma meets Peter Simon, a Director at Lucidus Consulting and a member of the APM Risk SIG Committee. He is co-author of a new APM report looking into opportunity management as part of the overall project risk management process. 

The 15-minute conference: What you may have missed at APM's Change Changes event

August 2023 🕑 15:57

In this podcast, we’ve compiled some of the key insights that emerged from the first stream of sessions at the conference, which was focused on the transformative impact that projects can have both on individual lives as well as economic, social and physical landscapes.

The female CEO leading the East West Rail project

August 2023 🕑 27:14

Emma meets Beth West, CEO of East West Rail, a transport project that will open up a corridor from Oxford, through Milton Keynes and Bedford, to Cambridge and connect the UK’s two leading life sciences and tech hot spots.

How to tie in sustainability and data analytics to deliver successful projects

July 2023 🕑 29:17

In this episode, Emma meets Jo Jolly, Deputy Director and Head of Project Futures at the Infrastructure and Projects Authority, who recently spoke at APM's Change Changes conference. 

Setting up a PMO from scratch in a media agency

June 2023 🕑 29:03

Emma meets Dan Jennings, who recently established a project management office at the UK wing of global media agency Wavemaker.

Project management and change activism with Magic Breakfast founder Carme McConnell

May 2023 🕑 28:51

Emma meets Carmel McConnell MBE – a change activist and keynote speaker at the upcoming APM Conference on 8 June in Birmingham. Carmel founded the charity Magic Breakfast; she is a tech entrepreneur, mentor to CEOs and best-selling author of Change Activist: Make Big Things Happen Fast.

Introverts in project management speak out

May 2023 🕑 38:51

Emma meets three project professionals (Alex Constantine, Clare Hornsby and Natalie Talbot) to discuss what it’s like to be an introvert in a project profession that seems to favour extroverts, at least on the surface. 

Agile or agility? A valuable addition to the project toolkit

April 2023 🕑 28:29

Emma meets Adrian Dooley, who has 45 years’ experience in project management. Adrian started out his career as a construction project manager, later becoming involved in developing software applications for construction. In 1984, he set up the Projects Group as a training and consultancy company.

'The best project job in the UK': Nick Smallwood on running the Infrastructure and Project Authority

April 2023 🕑 32:09

Professor Adam Boddison (APM Chief Executive) meets Nick Smallwood, CEO of the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA). The IPA oversees the UK’s National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline, which contains hundreds of billions of pounds of public and private infrastructure investment. 

An Icelandic professor on projects and a can-do mindset

March 2023 🕑 26:34

Emma meets Haukur Ingi Jónasson, Professor of Project Management at the University of Reykjavik, where he runs its Master’s in Project Management (MPM) course. The MPM is helping create the project professionals needed to take Iceland through its latest transformation.

How big things get done, with Bent Flyvbjerg

March 2023 🕑 40:22

Emma welcomes back Bent Flyvbjerg to talk about his new book, How Big Things Get Done: The surprising factors behind every successful project, from home renovations to science exploration.

Openreach's PMO: Smashing perceptions and winning awards

February 2023 🕑 50:47

This special episode is guest hosted by Emma-Ruth Arnaz-Pemberton, chair of APM’s PMO Specific Interest Group, and Director of Consulting Services at Wellingtone, who's in conversation with Catherine Lumb of Openreach.

3 project trends for 2023 with Eddie Obeng

February 2023 🕑 21:46

‘A sense maker in a daft world’ is how today’s guest, Eddie Obeng, describes himself.

Eddie is a Visiting Professor at Henley Business School, an esteemed columnist for Project journal and an APM Honorary Fellow.

How to lead with empathy

January 2023 🕑 25:21

Emma meets Belinda Parmar, founder and CEO of The Empathy Business, who was also the keynote speaker at APM’s Women in Project Management Conference in September.

Belinda uses the science of empathy to change the way we lead at work, changing cultures to bring more empowerment to people's lives, with a focus on belonging and diversity.

5 Project management lessons we learned in 2022

December 2022 🕑 19:34

In 2022, our podcast guests have shared their advice and experiences on everything from putting telescopes into space to discovering sunken ships at the bottom of the Antarctic Sea. As the year draws to a close, we thought it would be worthwhile taking a look back at some of the lessons we learnt in 2022.

Senior leader interview: Craig Hatch, Tetra Tech UK

December 2022 🕑 36:24

In this episode, APM Chief Executive Professor Adam Boddison meets Craig Hatch, President at Tetra Tech UK. Tetra Tech is a global technology, environmental and management consultancy, with over 20,000 employees worldwide. The pair discuss the need for greater inclusivity in the profession, the state of project expertise at C-Suite level, and the importance of delivering long-term value to communities through projects.

Legacy and impact: Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

December 2022 🕑 34:07

In this episode, Emma meets Annie Hairsine, the project management brains behind the fabulously successful Commonwealth Games in Birmingham this summer.

Women in Project Management: Career tips from three female high-flyers

November 2022 🕑 38:48

For this podcast, Emma invited three high-flyers from the world of projects who also contributed to APM’s Women in Project Management Conference this year, which was a terrific success and a really buzzy event.

Women in Project Management: How to make it to the top

November 2022 🕑 45:17

In the second of our follow-up podcasts from the APM Women in Project Management Conference, Emma invites three senior leaders from the world of projects who contributed to WIPM. They share their experience to help those starting out in their career and also give their tips for women on how to rise to the top of the profession.

Bright young things: three future leaders on what they want from the profession

October 2022 🕑 42:54

In this episode, Emma meets three of the profession’s bright young things – Stacey Bishop (SSE Renewables), Ashlyn O’Riordan (Turner & Townsend) and James Patraiko (Corre Energy). They share the younger generation’s biggest concerns, expectations and hopes for their career.

How to put sustainability at the heart of your work

October 2022 🕑 25:15

In this episode, Emma meets Kristina Bull, a Partner at QSA Partners, a B Corp consultancy with a mission to help organisations to implement circular economy business models. A project professional with a focus on sustainability, Kristina currently advises clothing brands and retailers and how to become more truly sustainable.

Social mobility and projects with the Rt Hon Justine Greening

September 2022 🕑 31:49

This episode sees Professor Adam Boddison, APM Chief Executive, in conversation with the Right Honourable Justine Greening. Adam and Justine discuss the definition of social mobility, the status of apprenticeships and where project management fits into the levelling up agenda.

Assurance management: what it is and how to do it well

September 2022 🕑 47:34

In this episode, Emma meets Sarah Coleman and Andrew Schuster to talk assurance management. Sarah is a Chartered Project Professional and Fellow of APM and PhD researcher, and Andrew is the National Director of Transformation Risk and Advisory at PwC Canada.

The evolution of the project profession within government, with HMRC's Joanna Rowland

August 2022 🕑 37:58

This episode sees Adam Boddison, APM chief executive, in conversation with Joanna Rowland, Director General for Transformation at HMRC. The pair discuss the evolution of the project profession within government, the skills and experience required to thrive in a project role and misconceptions surrounding the profession.

Lessons learned from Crossrail with ex-CEO Mark Wild

August 2022 🕑 43:52

In this episode, Andrew Saunders, business journalist and regular contributor to Project journal, sits down with Mark Wild, ex-CEO of Crossrail. Mark took over as CEO of Crossrail in 2018 at a time of highly publicised budget and deadline overruns.

Endurance22: Lessons from the project to discover Ernest Shackleton's lost ship

July 2022 🕑 34:11

Project journal Editor Emma De Vita meets Nico Vincent, Subsea Project Manager for the Endurance22 expedition, which on 5 March found the wreck of Endurance, Sir Ernest Shackleton’s ship, which sank off the coast of Antarctica 107 years ago.

Mind the gap: the human side of project management

June 2022 🕑 60:00

The new world requires a different mindset and skillset to navigate the pitfalls of change delivery. In this podcast, Jo Stanford (Health Education England) and Sarbjit Hoskinson (ThermoFisher Scientific) discuss how they have tackled the cultural and behavioural shifts needed to embed change.

Legal project management: a hot new area of growth

June 2022 🕑 36:00

In this episode Emma De Vita, editor of Project, APM’s quarterly journal speaks to to Dee Tamlin, currently head of legal project management at Pinsent Masons but who will, come mid-July be director of legal project management at White & Case, and Helga Butcher, at Head of Client Solutions within Ashurst Advance.

Rocket Man: Bloodhound's Richard Noble on Taking Risk

May 2022 🕑 26:21

In this episode Project journal editor Emma De Vita meets Richard Noble, the leader of some truly awe-inspiring British extreme speed projects on land, at sea and in the air. 

The BBC's Evan Davis on the importance of projects

April 2022 🕑 34:23

In this episode, Project journal editor Emma De Vita meets Evan Davis, presenter of BBC 4’s daily news programme PM, and former main presenter of Newsnight and the Today programme.

Mexico's first APM award winner on Latin American megaprojects

April 2022 🕑 29:25

In this episode, Emma De Vita, editor of Project, meets Marcos Fuentes, recipient of APM’s 2022 Festival of Education and Research award for Doctorate of the Year.

The focus of his thesis was how to co-create value for the long term, from the project planning stage and then throughout the development cycle of a project. The thesis originally established eight ways to achieve wider sustainable value, such as social, environmental, experiential and emotional elements beyond traditional short-term criteria such as time and cost.

HS2 CEO Mark Thurston: managing an era-defining megaproject

March 2022 🕑 42:45

Adam Boddison, APM chief executive, meets Mark Thurston, CEO of Europe’s largest infrastructure project, HS2. The pair discuss the evolution of the project profession, areas for growth and the pressures associated with managing an era-defining megaproject.

Mark also gives his thoughts on the levelling-up agenda, sharing lessons learned and what makes an effective project leader.

James Webb Space Telescope: Top tips from NASA's outstanding project leader

March 2022 🕑 36:16

In this episode, Project journal editor Emma De Vita meets NASA’s Bill Ochs, project manager for the James Webb Space Telescope, the largest space science telescope ever developed, which was successfully launched on Christmas Day on a journey of close to one million miles from earth. 

Alexandra Palace: Project tips from the world of festivals and events

February 2022 🕑 38:54

In this episode, Project journal editor Emma De Vita meets Simon Fell, director of events, festivals and leisure at London’s Alexandra Palace (or Ally Pally as you might know it). He has significant experience of delivering, programming and promoting large-scale public entertainment events with capacities of up to 50,000. 

Why mentoring matters

February 2022 🕑 45:12

In this episode, Emma De Vita asks what mentoring means, what benefits it brings for people and organisations and how to do it well.

Our guest panellists:

  • Vicki Griffiths, senior project manager at marine engineering company Fugro
  • Ewelina Kruk, associate director within programme and portfolio management at Incendium Consulting
  • Jaspal Kaur-Griffin, head of programmes at the Bar Standards Board

Making sense of success and failure with Darren Dalcher

January 2022 🕑 45:43

In 2022, APM is celebrating its 50th anniversary, so throughout the year we’ll be sitting down with some of the movers and shakers who have shaped the project profession across the last few decades.

In this episode, Andrew Saunders, journalist and regular contributor to Project journal, sits down with Darren Dalcher, professor of strategic project management at the University of Lancaster.

6 project management lessons we learned in 2021

December 2021 🕑 40:05

Project’s online editor Mike Hine looks back at the past 12 months and presents some of the key project lessons of 2021, as told to us by our guests.

So how did NASA put a rover on Mars amid a global pandemic? What are the untapped opportunities of project data analytics? And what might the UK’s vaccine taskforce programme teach us about how to streamline processes to enable quicker delivery when it really matters?

How to be a great communicator

September 2021 🕑 56:07

In this episode, hosted by Mike Hine, online editor for APM’s Project journal, we’re looking at communication for project professionals. Communication is a vital condition for project success. However well-planned, a project will not run smoothly if stakeholders are left confused and under-informed as a consequence of inefficient communication.

Contracts and collaboration in a post-COVID world

August 2021 🕑 51:40

Contracts create legally binding obligations between the parties involved in a project.  They describe the nature of those obligations and the actions that can be taken if they are not met.  

The evolving definition of project ‘success’

June 2021 🕑 40:13

In this episode, our topic is project success, and how the definition of success is evolving to fit the challenges of the 2020s and beyond.

Why sustainability should be on every project professional’s agenda

May 2021 🕑 51:46

In this episode, Mike Hine, online editor for APM’s Project journal, speaks to three experts working in the field of sustainability to find out more: Paul Mansell, independent major projects adviser Giulia Jones, sustainability manager, Mace Stuart Johnson, director, Stuart Johnson Consulting.

Your salary and future prospects revealed

April 2021 🕑 46:32

This episode delves into the findings and analysis of the APM Salary and Market Trends Survey 2021 in more detail, with a focus on salary, job satisfaction, diversity and inclusion, economic confidence and more. 

How to make better use of project data

February 2021 🕑 50:23

This episode features contributors from academia and industry talking on the issue of project data analytics, what it means for project management and how it can benefit the delivery of successful projects.

How to be a great project leader

November 2020 🕑 59:51

In this episode, our topic is how to be a great project leader. We pin down exactly what it means to lead a project and how this role is evolving to reflect the changing nature of projects and obviously in 2020, the pressures of the Covid pandemic.

VUCA, hybrid and adaptability: reflections on BoK7

September 2020 🕑 46:00

In this episode, our topic is the APM Body of Knowledge. One year on, the book’s co-editors – Dr Ruth Murray-Webster and Professor Darren Dalcher – co-host an episode that reflects on the changes and updates made to the seventh edition.

The Golden Thread: recognising the contribution of project management

August 2020 🕑 58:20

In this podcast, we ask: what’s the big-picture take on project management in the UK? Is the profession given the serious recognition it deserves? And what does the future hold for project management amid the ongoing global pandemic?

How COVID-19 changed project management – Debbie Dore and Sue Kershaw

June 2020 🕑 39:59

What is the future of project management as the world moves into the next stage of the COVID-19 crisis? And what are the risk factors and opportunities going forward, both for individuals and the profession?