Posts by Paul Naybour

Paul Naybour to Chair ASPECT Association

Paul Naybour, Business Development Director of Parallel Project Training, is to chair the Association for the Promotion of Excellence in Consultancy and Training (ASPECT) for the next two years. Following on from Dean Taylor who has done a sterling job of leading ASPECT for the past two years. Paul was appointed as Chair at the…

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PRINCE2 Trainer Meeting With the Chief Examiner

We are aware that several members have fed back on the PRINCE2 2017 exams being perceived to be more difficult than the 2009 ones and some trainers experiencing unexpectedly poor results. In light of this we have gained agreement from AXELOS to have a day with the PRINCE2 Chief Examiner, Michelle Rowlands, who will go…

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Benefits of joining ASPECT and Attending the AGM on the 27th March.

ASPECT is considering transforming into a formal trade association.  Most businesses and entrepreneurs join trade associations to realise opportunities that can not be achieved on their own. For example by collaborating together ASPECT has been able to lobby other key players in the world of project management. In particular ASPECT has Convinced PeopleCert to open…

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Virtual AGM 27 March 2018

For the first time you can now attend the ASPECT AGM virtually. No need to travel to London by train, no more expensive train fares, or dashing to get that last off peak train. Connect to the meeting from the comfort of your office with Go To Meeting. Invites have been sent to all member…

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Aspect AGM Agenda 27 March 2018

Date: 27 March 2018 11:00 – Welcome 11:15 – APMG Presentation – Nick Houlton COO 11:45 – PRAXIS Framework – Adrian Dooley, Author 12:15 – APMG – PM Apprenticeship End Point Assessments – Ian Burnham, PM EPA 12:45 – Lunch 13:45 – PeopleCert Update – Dimitris Nicolaides (Deputy CCO)/Marc Barfoot/Adrian Sarosi (AXELOS – CCO) 15:00 –…

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ASPECT Successful in Lobbying PEOPLECERT to Open UK bank Account

Aspect is pleased to announce that is has been successful in lobbying PEOPLECERT to open a UK bank account. PEOPLECERT was chosen by AXELOS and the exclusive Examination Institute in January 2017. From January 2018, PEOPLECERT will be the sole provider of AXELOS examinations, certifying over 500,000 professionals annually in over 160 countries. And has…

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Ennerdale Partners Join ASPECT

Brian Wernham who leads Ennerdale Partners has joined APSECT. Brian has more than 30 years’ experience in adaptive change program leadership.  He has worked at Sellafield, the National Audit Office drafting reports for the Public Accounts Committee and has extensive international hands-on delivery leadership experience in USA, UK, Canada, Hong Kong, Germany and offshore in Bangalore. Watch…

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ASPECT Welcomes a Wave of New Members

Following the decision at the last APM to promote and grow the membership of ASPECT we are pleased to announce four new members. They are:   Hemsley Fraser who offer a full range of Project Management certifications and qualifications courses, including PRINCE2, APM, Agile, PRINCE2 Agile, MoR and MSP;   Benchmark Training. At Benchmark we go out…

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Does IR35 apply to your Associate Trainers?

We have all ready the press stories about IR 35 rule changes. We have seen the stories about UBER drivers or freelance plumbers being classed as employees. But what about associate trainers. Are they just an employee by another name. Well Sheila Roberts, has been doing some research on behalf of ASPECT. She reports that “At…

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New Members Apply to Join ASPECT

Following the interim AGM where members decided to start accepting applications for new members, the following companies have applied to join ASPECT- Benchmark Training – Bath. http://www.benchmark-training.co.uk/ Perpetuum Training – Liverpool. https://perpetuumtraining.com/ Team Animation – Cobham. http://www.teamanimation.co.uk Helmsley Fraser – London. https://www.hemsleyfraser.co.uk The first three are SMEs and Hemsley Fraser are larger, but their P3M/ITSM area is…

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