Association for Project Management (APM) – Salary and Market Trends Survey 2017

The Association for Project Management (APM) has published its new annual Salary and Market Trends Survey for 2017. With nearly 6,000 participants, the report is one of the largest in the project management profession detailing lots of useful information about salaries and the market – the report highlights: The average […]

APM Project Management Awards 2017 – entries now being accepted

The APM (Association for Project Management) Project Management Awards, have been celebrating exceptional achievements in project management for over 20 years and are once again accepting entries for the 2017 Awards with a broader choice of categories to give a wider range of projects, programmes and professionals from any sector […]

Association for Project Management (APM) receives Royal Charter

From the APM website For nearly 800 years Royal Charters have been awarded to professional bodies, learned societies and world-class institutions that represent the values of trust, respect and reliability. In April 2017 the Association for Project Management (APM) joins this group of organisations by becoming the Chartered body for the […]

APM Project Professional Qualification (PPQ)

The Association for Project Management has announced a new qualification in its hierarchy of professional skills development. It is aimed at project managers with 3 to 5 years’ experience and sits above the APMP which is widely recognised in the UK as a solid demonstration of project management competency. The […]

£483 Billion Investment in 600 Major Projects

The demand for expert project management skills is not set to diminish. The new Infrastructure and Projects Authority is tasked with timely and cost effective delivery of the government’s major projects and programmes over the next 5 years and beyond. The projects include high profile initiatives such as “Smart Motorways”, […]

Project Management and IT Salaries

A review of recent data is broadly positive with respect to project management and IT jobs. Salaries are generally stable or increasing with stronger growth apparent for specific hot spots. Our round-up includes views and data from a leading recruitment company, an IT jobs site and the Association for Project […]

APM Competence Framework Refreshed

The Association for Project Management is the professional body for project managers in the UK. Helping to underpin their training and certification programme the APM publishes a Competence Framework. The APM identifies 27 Competencies which are critical to project and programme success. They align with specific job roles and for […]

APM Project of the Year 2014 – Dawlish Sea Wall Emergency Works

The Association for Project Management is the leading professional body for project managers in the UK. At the annual APM Awards last week Project of the Year went to Network Rail for their emergency repair of the Dawlish Sea Wall. The Network Rail team also won the Institution of Civil […]

Which Project Management Qualification is most Valuable?

PRINCE2 & MSP courses from Axelos. CAPM and PMP from the Project Management Institute. APMIC and APMP from the Association for Project Management. Which project management qualifications yield the highest earnings? New analysis by Arras People shows the salary distributions of project professionals holding different professional certifications. The group with […]

Exemption for PRINCE2® Certification

The certification body behind PRINCE2 is Axelos. They are trying to encourage more candidates by providing an exemption for those who already hold certain other project management qualifications. It is most likely to be applicable to those who hold APMP, CAPM or PMP. If you hold one of these qualifications […]