Redressing the balance – time to focus on people in projects

I received an email from a good friend Donnie MacNicol. Donnie is Chair of the Association for Project Management Special Interest Group. They are holding a workshop in Central London. it is probably best if I let Donnie introduce the day.

As chair of the APM People Specific Interest Group, I am delighted to inform you that we will be holding our first conference on 3 July in London. Apologies for the impersonal email it is the only effective way to contact the many people who I believe would be interested in attending. Details are provided below including how to book a space. Full details can be found at We have 3 excellent speakers, multiple facilitated workshops and multiple networking opportunities. Please feel free to forward this email to colleagues and groups who you believe would be interested.
Kind regards
Redressing the balance – time to focus on people in projects

Venue: King´s Fund, 11-13 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0AN

A greater focus on the people aspects of projects of project delivery can have a significant impact on performance.

In London on 3rd July, the People SIG will be hosting a one-day conference dedicated to people aspects of project management. This highly interactive day will allow you to explore and work with the assets and lenses we have developed. The day will be topped and tailed with thought-provoking key note speakers on the secrets of building a respected project management consultancy, the inside track on the leadership, client and integrated team working that delivered the T5 construction phase and what we can learn on leadership from the Kenyan Maasai tribesmen

So, if you feel the time is right to create a people focussed profession, then sign-up up to join us in London on 3rd July. We promise an interactive and stimulating day. You never know, this may just be the inspiration that your project career has been waiting for.

We aim to make an emphasis on networking by facilitating a specific interactive session. We would also like to use the opportunity to share everybody´s recommendations on great resources they have used. So, please come armed with details of the best books and websites you´ve encountered in your project management careers. We also plan to create a record of the day which will be freely available.

This aims to be a highly interactive day, so please come along ready and willing to participate and contribute the advancement of this import area of project management. You will get out of the day what you put in. We are looking forward to sharing inspiration!

The day will attract 3 APM CPD points.

We will be making a small charge to cover the cost of the venue but the conference activities are free. Prices are:

• Members (individual and corporate) : £45 plus VAT
• Non-members : £65 plus VAT

How to make a booking:
To reserve a place on the conference, please email, providing the following details:

• Personal name
• Organisation name
• Individual or corporate membership number
• Postal address
• Contact telephone number
• Contact e-mail number
• Number of places required
• Preferred method of payment :

o credit / debit card over the phone
o cheque via post
o payment by either of the above after receiving an invoice

Cancellation Policy: Please email or phone 0845 4581944 to cancel your booking. If your cancellation is received within 14 days of the event you will still be charged the full price.

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3 Responses to Redressing the balance – time to focus on people in projects

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  3. Ron says:

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