New Innovative Project Management Training Accredited By The Association For Project Management
on: January 26, 2010, 3:38 am
Paul Naybour / Parallel Project Training
Industry: Human Resources
Parallel Project Training has just been awarded accredited
training provider status by the Association for Project Management.
This has followed an intense period of development by the founding
directors and Parallel’s professional pool of partners, associates and
consultants. Parallel will now be able to offer the APMP qualification
and a wide range of innovative learning solutions using a wide variety
of different formats.
The Parallel Learning System includes an in depth study guide available on Amazon,
podcasts in iTunes, on-line e-learning and traditional classroom based training
Project Management (APMP) Study Guide on Amazon
It’s a course in a book, designed to help individuals preparing for the APMP
qualification, fully aligned with the APM Body of Knowledge including numerous
exercises, case studies, mini quizzes and opportunities for reflection on practice
in their organisation. Readily available on www.amazon.co.uk for £47.
Parallel Project Podcast Channel on iTunes
Accompanying the study guide, there is a range of recorded pod-casts. These are in a
number of different discussion, documentary, round table and narrative formats but
are designed to integrate closely with the study guide. You can study as you go.
They are available free of charge in MP3 format from the Parallel web site or via
Launched our Website and Public Training Courses
Everyone loves our website, with its on-line e-learning, community of practice and
exam preparation forum. Dates for our public training courses are easy to find on
the home page. For corporate clients with groups who require a training course
parallel offer transparent pricing on all our courses directly on the website
removing the need for lengthy negotiations and tendering.
Launched the online community of practice
Primarily a moderated forum, Parallel delegates have the opportunity to interact
with the tutors and their fellow delegates on the moderated forum to enhance their
learning breadth and depth. With the ability to have questions asked and any exam
question attempts marked this forms the core of Parallel’s approach and underpins
the company strap line “were with you all the way”.
Paul Naybour, Business Development Director of Parallel Project Training said “We
are proud of our new innovative approach to project management development we think
it represents a significant step forward in widening access to project management
development”. “The tight integration between all of our learning media should
increase the flexibility and accessibility of our training” said John Bolton,
Programme Development Director of Parallel Project Training.
Parallel Project Training was formed in October 2009 by John Bolton and Paul Naybour
and is supported by a pool of associates, advisers and consultants. Paul’s
background is in the management of rail and infrastructure projects, leading major
training programmes for many of the key players in the rail and transportation
sector. In addition to rail experience, John has a strong pedigree in major IT
programmes. Both are very highly experienced project management professionals, each
having over five years experience as project management development consultants.
Parallel Project Training is based in Reading and offers a highly innovative
approach to project management training. The courses include APMP, planning, risk
management, estimating, project leadership and lead to accreditation where
available. They are delivered using a combination of printed study material,
e-learning, podcasts and classroom workshops. Parallel exceptional value for money
using these modern technologies to deliver an enhanced learning experience to offer
delegates a more accessible learning experience whilst offering a lower cost.
Three lucky winners will receive a free copy of the “Parallel Project’s Your Journey
to Professional Project Management: How to pass the APMP Exam” worth £47. Just
visit the web site and answer the following questions.
1) APM in the UK rail context stands for:
a. Association for Project Management
b. Australian Property Monitors
c. Advanced Personnel Management
Visit www.parallelprojecttraining.com to enter and click on the link called rail
competition. The closing date for the competition will be 15th April 2010. Terms and
conditions apply; see the parallel project training website for details.
Contact Details: Paul Naybour
Business Development Director
Mobile 07999 627 700
Direct Dial 0118 321 5031
Phone 0845 519 2305
Head Office 0118 321 5030
Fax 0118 9000501