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Bristol Composites Institute (ACCIS) rate Introduction to PM 4.40

We’ve been working with the University of Bristol’s Advanced Composites Collaboration for Innovation and Science (ACCIS) for many years now, and once again our Introduction to Project Management course was very well received. Given a rating of 4.40 out of 5 (5 being Excellent), there were many positive comments from the Centre for Doctoral Training […]

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4.91 & 4.81 – UCC staff: “I’ve done a lot of PM training & refreshers but I think today was the most practical. Really valuable techniques.”

Our courses delivered with Staff Welfare & Development at University College Cork (UCC) once again got excellent ratings. Two practical and hand-on introductory-level sessions in Project Management held for staff undertaking our professional CAPM programme rated 4.91 and 4.81 respectively out of 5 (5 being Excellent). These sessions – followed by Intermediate, Advanced and CAPM […]

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“This is the best training I have had through OPD … ” – University of Dundee staff

We were delighted when staff on the Introduction to Project Management course held with the University of Dundee rated the course 4.82 for “facilitation” and 4.64 for “meeting departmental/individual learning and development aims“. Both our of 5, 5 being Excellent. Top 5 responses – ‘What part of the workshop did you find most beneficial and […]

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4.95 for PMRW from QUB

Our flagship course, Project Management in the Real World, was given a resounding thumbs up by students at Queen’s University Belfast – rating the session 4.95 out of 5 (5 being Excellent). Students on the MSc in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering course said the following about the 2-day session: “Very informative. Worthwhile. Will actually make […]

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MSc group rate PMRW 4.88 out of 5

A group of MSc students at Queen’s University Belfast gave our Project Management in the Real World 2-day course 4.88 out of 5 rating (5 being Excellent). Top 10 participant comments include: “It was amazing to learn tools which help you for your project. I realized that all the projects I did before were done […]

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“This is a really good course, and has helped me get a job in project management – can’t say better than that!” – CAPM series for Bath Doctoral College & Academic Staff Development

The start of the year saw the end of our first series of CAPM training days at the University of Bath. Four sessions provide the knowledge and eligibility criteria to apply for the PMI (project Management Institute’s) globally-recognised professional PM certification – the Certified Association in Project Management (CAPM). These were delivered for researchers and […]

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EPSRC CDT gives 4.80 for ‘Advanced PM’ and ‘CAPM Preparation Day’

The University of Strathclyde’s Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Power Networks & Smart Grids, in partnership with Imperial College London, runs our CAPM suite of courses annually. A series of 4 workshops provide the knowledge and eligibility to sit the Project Management Institute (PMI) examination. The CDT uses our CAPM courses not only as […]

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Bespoke PM course rates 4.83 out of 5

Established in 2011 by uniting the Macaulay Land Use Research Institute and SCRI (Scottish Crop Research Institute), the James Hutton Institute vision is “To be at the forefront of innovative and transformative science for sustainable management of land, crop and natural resources that supports thriving communities”, and “To conduct excellent science and engage in new […]

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‘Advanced Project Management’ rates 4.74

Researchers in the University of Bath attended our Advanced PM course earlier this month as part of the CAPM suite of courses leading to professional PM Certification from the Project Management Institute. The group of Doctoral College students, PGRs and research staff gave the session a big thumbs-up rating it 4.74 out of 5 overall […]

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“Fantastic course. Thoroughly enjoyed it and learnt a lot. It should be compulsory for all PhD students and staff involved in research/budgets.”

Staff and researchers at Edinburgh Napier University gave our ‘Project Management for Research’ course a 4.61 out of 5 rating (5 being Excellent). The introductory-level course was contextualised for the research environment, and clearly hit the mark with one participant going so far as to say: “Fantastic course. Thoroughly enjoyed it and learnt a lot. […]

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Space sector staff say – “Best spent training time in quite a while. Not that the other trainings were not good (they were excellent too) this was just outstanding.”

A recent Project Management Principles Level 1 course held at ESTEC was given excellent feedback and ratings by staff working in the European Space Agency. Given a 4.60 out of 5 overall (5 being Excellent), the Top 5 comments from this session were: “Wish I had had this training three years ago when had my […]

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“Practical tools and advice given were really well targeted to be applied to any research.” – staff give IntroPM 4.81

‘Intro PM for Research’ delivered with the University of Dundee’s Organisational and Professional Development (OPD) department, was given a massive thumbs-up. With an overall rating of 4.81 out of 5 (5 being Excellent), participants were asked to comment on what was ‘most useful’ from the session. They said: “I found the whole workshop to be […]

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Intermediate PM – “Fantastic series of events, thank you very much to every one involved!”

‘Intermediate PM’ is the second of 4 courses delivered in support of professional PM certification. Delivered at the end of last month, the University of Bath’s Doctoral College joined with Academic Staff Development to offer the full CAPM programme and provide researchers the chance to gain an globally-recognised Certification in PM from the Project Management […]

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“It was a great course. The instructor was very engaging and kept it interesting over the whole two days. One of the best training courses I’ve done.”

‘Introduction to Project Management’, delivered with the University of Bath as part of our CAPM professional certification programme, was very well received by participants. In addition to “It was a great course. The instructor was very engaging and kept it interesting over the whole two days. One of the best training courses I’ve done.”, the […]

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“Excellent, I would recommend to everyone in the company from newly employed to the management team.” LSE Space staff member

Our most recent course delivered for LSE Space was very well received by staff working in the Space sector. ‘Constructive Ways to Manage Difficult Behaviour and Challenging Situations’ was given an overall rating of 4.56 out of 5 (5 being Excellent). Designed to equip participants with a foundation of core skills upon which to build […]

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4.60 from Space colleagues in Germany – “Speaker could explain and illustrate the concepts very well, using his many years of experience as examples.”

Our 4-day PM course contextualised for the Space Sector – and ESA in particular – was once again given excellent feedback from European Space Agency staff. Held in ESOC, this course was given an overall rating of 4.60 out of 5 (5 being Excellent) – with great feedback such as: “Speaker could explain and illustrate […]

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Staff rate CAPM programme 4.79 out of 5 (5 being Excellent)

Staff at the University of Dundee completed our full CAPM programme mid-month. Organisational and Professional Development supported staff through all the sessions towards sitting the globally-recognised professional CAPM exam from the Project Management Institute. Having completed all 4 courses in our CAPM series, staff were asked to rate the programme and gave a massive thumbs-up. […]

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4.77 – bespoke PM course for Buildings and Estates

A recent session held in University College Cork was delivered for the Buildings & Estates team. The UCC staff group gave the bespoke ‘Introduction to Project Management’ session a whopping 4.77 out of 5 (5 being Excellent). Overall, the session was found to be: “Very engaging + interesting.  Pace was very good.” We look forward […]

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4.77 – bespoke PM session for Buildings & Enterprise staff

A recent session held in University College Cork was delivered for the Buildings & Enterprise team. The UCC staff group gave the bespoke ‘Introduction to Project Management’ session a whopping 4.77 out of 5 (5 being Excellent). Staff said their Objectives were “Fully achieved.”; that they gained an “”Overall appreciation of Project Management Techniques.”; and […]

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4.88 and 4.67 – UCC staff rating for IntroPM

We’ve been working for many years now with the Staff Welfare & Development team at UCC to run our CAPM suite of programmes. These courses can lead to professional PM certification from the Project Management Institute, and the first step in the programme is our ‘Introduction to Project Management’ course. This was run twice recently […]

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