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 […]
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5oFkHWxAus] APM Board Member Sue Kershaw outlines what the role of a board member involves and the type of person APM is looking for. For more information visit: apm.org.uk/election2015 Via
Not all communication is the same. When we talk about communication on projects let’s be clear what we mean. I wonder sometimes if project managers shy away from communication because it is perceived as something that is about being out-going, chatty with lots of small talk. Of course, these are great skills but do not […]
We at Aspire Europe are pleased to announced that result statistics from the exam institute show our average pass rate across all our products and qualification levels is a 97% success rate over the past year! Well done the Academy Team.
It’s amazing how much can be achieved by one simple question – why? One word is more powerful, more annoying and more challenging than any other. And when you understand how to use it, it becomes a huge asset for any project manager. Why? Yes, that’s the word. We all know how much young children […]
How important is the way you implement a major change effort? To find out and to learn from the best, follow the link to these survey results from McKinsey & Company.
For 20 years, Harvard Business School leadership and change guru Dr John P. Kotter’s eight steps for business transformation have helped leaders revitalise their organisations. Alec Marsh shows how it’s done here
As part of our long-standing relationship with Plymouth CC we are really pleased that their 5 project management apprentices and 4 from across the council, have been recognised in a national completion, they really deserve it. Here is the detail (from Plymouth CC) Our nine apprentices, who have been taking part in the Brathay Apprentice Challenge […]
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No organisation can successfully deliver programmes and projects without an effective framework. Our work on developing the maturity model P3M3® and undertaking assessments of over 100 organisations enabled us to review a wide range of processes, guidance and tools that are used across a range of sectors. We found: Incomplete frameworks with inadequate lifecycles Frameworks […]