It’s time to re-run the ASPECT market trends survey and examining body evaluation survey again. 1) Has the market picked up since the election? 2) What is happening to day rates? 3) What’s up and what’s down, is PRINCE2 still declining? 4) Is APMG still the best exam provider? 5) Has the APM recovered their…

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Project Management is not a new concept, it has been around since…well forever. The pyramids were not built by accident and nor was Stonehenge. It is however only in recent history that the practice was given a name, with key dates like: 1917 when Henry Gantt created the Gantt Chart 1957 when The Critical Path…

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The August 2019 ASPECT Business Census combines the market intelligence from all members. It gives an anonymous and unbiased view of the training market conditions. In summary, the results show: – 56% of Members forecast growth in January 2019. – 50% Membership experienced growth in the three months to August 2019. – 42% of Members…

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I have been working in the project management sector as a project management consultant and trainer, for more years than I care to remember. One of the areas that as a trainer, I am always asked about is the amount of paperwork project managers have to complete – Bureaucracy! Also, statements akin to “Project Managers…

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ASPECT has been established for 8 years already! Time flies and this realisation made us consider what has been achieved during that time. Now we want to share some of our achievements. So what has been achieved in that time? ASPECT move from a voluntary association bounded by a constitution to a Trade Association which…

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2019 ASPECT Business Intelligence Census

The report of the first ever ASPECT member market trend census, which was conducted at the beginning of 2019, has been very well received by ASPECT members. ASPECT committee, therefore, proposes to run the census regularly twice a year, with the next one starting in July 2019. This is so that the data can be…

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The 2019 ASPECT AGM will be on the 6th September 2019 at Holden Bars and online. We plan to repeat the business intelligence survey during August, only this time the APM, APMG and Axelos have said they will share it to a wider group of training providers. The theme for the meeting will be Agile Thinking…

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The March 2019 ASPECT meeting voted unanimously to form a company limited by guarantee to protect the Organisation and Officers. As there were half the members present the vote was quorate. This structure is used widely by voluntary not-for-profit organisations such as after school clubs or sports clubs. It is the least bureaucratic structure whilst…

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