Well its almost Christmas and the Aspire team are finally shutting down for Christmas and a well earned break. We’d just like to wish everyone out there a very merry christmas and hope you all have a wonderful time. We look forward to meeting up with you again in the New Year Best Wishes Everyone at […]
FACT 1 – In 2011 the UK National Audit Office (NAO) reported that lack of programme and project management skills was one of the major concerns for senior managers. FACT 2 – Over 250,000 people worldwide are qualified in PRINCE2® and over 50,000 in Managing Successful Programmes MSP®, but when we undertake maturity assessments and assurance […]
Integrated assurance – what is it, why do it and do you need it? Association for Project Management, the largest professional body of its kind in Europe, says it should not be an optional extra but an essential part of good governance. Click here to read more
The Aspire Europe directors would like to publicly congratulate Tom and Alice for their hard work in obtaining a vocational industry qualification towards a Level 4 Certificate in Managing Change. Both Tom and Alice have achieved a the a Level 3 award in Introduction to Project Management. Well done team!
A ground-breaking initiative to blend PRINCE2 and agile methods in a new best practice guide and qualification is underway at AXELOS and scheduled to launch in 2015. This first significant development from AXELOS’ Project and Programme Management (PPM) portfolio is about equipping seasoned PRINCE2 practitioners to tailor their management controls for an agile way of […]
People are flesh and blood. They are not pawns on a chessboard or, even worse, some sort of mechanical work machine!… Click here to read more
At Aspire Europe we are pleased to unveil our new brochure. View the brochure here.
More great news, we have nearly finished another book. In the summer we launched (in partnership with the TSO) the MSP® Survival Guide for Business Change Managers. We wrote that book because nearly all our assurance, gateway and maturity reviews were highlighting that this was still the problem area for many programmes. This book has […]
Last week, Aspire Academy along with CWC (Cheshire West and Chester) Council won a silver award for the Organisational Development category at this year’s Training Journal awards. The silver award was for work undertaken to initiate, educate and support a community of Change Advocates across CWC Council. Below are the official photos from the event. Enjoy! […]
Read APM’s recent article that appeared in Sunday Telegraph’s Business Reporter.