Three ways to project heaven

Garfoot, Annie
September 2003
IT Training;Sep2003, p28
Trade Publication
The article focuses on three ways to give the best knowledge of IT project management to the staff. The qualification is timely, believes Gerry Dodd, director of the Project Management Institute and managing director of PMProfessional Learning, because organizations are looking for project managers with softer skills. The IT department of Hampshire Constabulary has started a service-culture programme to improve trust, co-operation and confidence within the 12 police divisions that make up the force. As part of this initiative, 90 IT professionals have received up to five-days' project-management, team working and leadership training. In 2000, in partnership with training consultancy MaST International, the firm created a project-management course based on this principle, which is accredited by the Association of Project Management. INSET: Project management best practice.


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