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Colin Baker Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 16:16
ChangeFirst is one of just under 20 methodologies that the ‘Methods and Standards’ theme within the Enabling Change SIG is in the process of documenting, as part of our mission to build our members’ capability for managing change.So we were delighted to have ChangeFirst’s CEO, David Miller, address our webinar on 18th May. We had a good turn-out, as ever, with a peak attendance of about 283. Apparently delegates sometimes broadcast the webinar to a number of colleagues sat in a meeting room at their location, so the number of participants may even have been...
Colin Baker Monday, April 27, 2015 - 14:00
#APMchangeA free interactive session given by David Miller and hosted by Elisabeth Goodman, Enabling Change SIG introducing a change methodology that looks at what makes project professionals really successful in organisations and how change data can be used to identify risks and monitor improvements in change projects.Participants are encouraged to anonymously complete Changefirst's Initiative Legacy Assessment (ILA) in advance. The combined results will be interpreted by David Miller and compared to Changefirst's global data base. The interactive element of the session...
Dawn Parker Monday, April 27, 2015 - 12:00
DateTuesday 19th May 2015Time6.30pm Registration and refreshments7.00pm AGM7.30pm PresentationVenueRoyal Hong Kong Yacht Club, Kellett Island, Causeway Bay, Hong KongPresented byStuart Gethin, ArupCPDUp to 2 hours (find out more about CPD)CostAPM members:Employees of APM Corporate Members:Non members:FreeFree£10 (approx HK$125) #APMinAsiaArup is a global firm of consulting engineers and has 24 offices in the East Asia region. Within these offices are over 3,000 staff, of which over 70 are full-time project and programme management staff; predominantly involved in private sector,...
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Maya Creasey Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 12:21
The April event of APMHK was held again at Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, Kellett Island on Tuesday 21st April. The interesting topic entitled “What is NEC 3?” was presented by Dr Jon Broome, Chair APM Contracts and Procurement Specific Interest Group, supported with industry examples from John Rayner, Quantity Surveyor with Balfour Beatty. It was well attended by about 35 members and guests.Dr Jon Broome is an acknowledged expert on New Engineering Contract (NEC) and started his career as a site-based civil engineer in 1990. In 1993, he returned to the University...
Catherine Bowles Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 11:51
The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) Hong Kong branch have announced their Underground design and construction conference 2015.With Dr Nick Barton, Dr Martin Herrenknecht and Prof C.F. Lee confirmed as keynote speakers, the event will be held by the Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong. When: 11 - 12th September 2015Where: Harbour Grand Kowloon Hotel, Victoria Harbour, Hung Hom, Hong KongFurther information: please visit www.UDCC2015.com The full flyer, including registration form for booking, is available below.
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Maya Creasey Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 13:20
Having originally planned for a speaker from another international institute, the Hong Kong branch March event seemed to be under control and was coming together nicely. However what can a project team do when things start to take a turn for the worse? Due to the unforeseen withdrawal of our speaker with only a week to go until the scheduled event date we were left with an empty 'slot' in our usually varied and successful events calendar.Following a couple of enquiries to try and pin down another speaker we found that it was simply too late notice for everyone we tried. We...
Dawn Parker Monday, February 16, 2015 - 12:39
DateTuesday 24th February 2015Time6.30pm Registration and refreshments7.30pm PresentationVenueRoyal Hong Kong Yacht Club, Kellet Island, Causeway Bay, Hong KongCPDUp to 2 hours (find out more about CPD)Presented byMarcel EkkelCostAPM members:Employees of APM corporate members:Non members:FreeFree£10.00 (approx HK$125)#APMfacilitationThe topic of this session will be around facilitation in the project management space.As projects are about teams creating an end product, let’s revisit some of the tools and techniques to maximise the teams' knowledge and skills. Topics like...
Dawn Parker Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 09:39
DateTuesday 10th March 2015Time12.30pm - 1.30pm (GMT)VenueOnline webinarPresented byJohn Eary and Steve MessengerCPDUp to 1 hour (find out more about CPD)CostAPM members:Employees of APM Corporate Members:Non members:FreeFreeFree#APMagileAgile Working - what it is and why it matters [John Eary]Agile is becoming an overused word. John will offer some answer to the questions: What is an agile organisation? How is agile working different from flexible working? What are the corporate benefits of agile working?In his presentation John will set out a credible vision of the world of work in...
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Maya Creasey Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 13:02
The site visit to MTR-South Island Line was initiated by CIArb and co-organised with APM Hong Kong. There were only 7 places available to APM. The registration period for the event lasted less than a week as the vacancies filled up very quickly. All delegates attended the event and the participation rate was 100% and very satisfactory. The agenda of the site visit :- 9:30 - 10:00 am Presentation of MTR Contract No. 90310:00 - 10:15 am View of Ocean Park station from site roof-top and group photo10:15 - 10:45 am Construction site visit of Ocean Park station10:45...
Dawn Parker Friday, February 6, 2015 - 09:45
DateMonday 23rd MarchTime1.00pm - 2.00pm (GMT)VenueOnline webinarPresented byMaria Nordborg, Director of Customer Relations, ProjectplaceCPDUp to 1 hour (find out more about CPD)CostAPM members:Employees of APM Corporate Members:Non members:FreeFreeFree #APMprojectThe webinar is free of charge and will be held in English.Mia Nordborg is director of customer relations at Projectplace since April 2001. Mia is managing customer support and training services and speaks frequently at different events and webinars about, lean,agile, change management and management techniques.How has the...