Learning Opportunities at Project Challenge

Project Challenge opens its doors on the 22nd and 23rd March and it’s a great opportunity for any project practitioner to get away from their desks and spend some time thinking, learning and networking with other practitioners.

The project management expo takes place at the National Conference Centre on the outskirts of Birmingham.

Aside from the full programme of 30 free sessions, it is also an opportunity to meet organisations that provide the latest products and services in project management in the UK today.


learning_treeLearning Tree delivers a comprehensive curriculum of Project and Programme Management training courses providing the real-world skills to ensure successful project delivery. We offer a full range of certification courses including PRINCE2, MSP, PMP, AgilePM and PRINCE2 Agile. Our expert instructors have an average of 15+ years of real-world experience. Stand number – 84/86


APM_logoThe award-winning Association for Project Management (APM) is the largest professional body of its kind in Europe with over 21.6k individual and 570 corporate members, with a compelling vision for the profession which reflects what society expects: A world in which all projects succeed. The APM offers membership, qualifications, events, publications and much more. Stand number –  10

Arras_People_LVisit Arras People and pick up your copy of the latest Project Management Benchmark Report. Packed with stats and insights into the life of a Project Management Practitioner today, a must read. Also join us for the presentation on How to Differentiate Yourself in the Marketplace on Wednesday at 14.45.


APMG_internationalAPMG International is a global accreditation and examination institute. We administer a range of professional management training and certification schemes that support individuals and organizations in key disciplines, including Programme & Project Management and Change Management. Our broad portfolio of schemes includes world-renowned products such as AgilePM, PRINCE2 and MSP. Stand number –  84 & 86

change_managment_instituteChange Management Institute UK are delighted to chat to you about our events, membership benefits, competency model and accreditation scheme. On day 1, our Co-Chair, Melanie Franklin will be presenting “What does a Change Manager do?”, explaining the importance of change management skills for project, programme and risk managers. Stand number –  94

Canary One2Canary One Group is an accredited organisation specialising in project related training and recruitment. We have an exclusive network of experienced, qualified and accredited project resources, which we make available to our clients.  LAUNCH ANNOUNCEMENT: We will be introducing a new training concept at the event, come and see us.

PEOPLECERTGOLD SPONSOR – Delivering millions of exams across 150 countries, PEOPLECERT enables professionals to boost their careers and realize their life ambitions. PEOPLECERT offers globally-recognized certifications, such as ITIL® and PRINCE2®. PEOPLECERT offers exam availability in 24 languages, flexible and secure examination systems, innovative testing solutions and 24/7/365 multilingual customer service, aims to empower people to reach their full potential. Stand number – 52

prismDeveloping competent P3M professionals is the key to your organisation achieving its strategic objectives. The focus is become more efficient and develop a competent, effective skills base that is capable to deliver results. Competence based project management development will provide your company with a real return on investment. Stand number –  98

QA LogoQA is the largest and most established provider of project, programme and portfolio management training in the UK. We are the first choice for all leading qualifications like PRINCE2® and MSP®. Our vast expertise ensures we deliver higher success rates than any of our competitors. Stand number – 102


PMI_logoAntonio Nieto-Rodriguez – Chair of PMI’s 2016 Board of Directors presents on Winning Through Project Portfolio Management: The Practitioner’s Perspective on Tuesday 22nd March at 12.15

Through portfolio management, organizations maintain alignment between their investments and their business strategy. This presentation provides insight into the critical importance of developing a centralized management of a project portfolio to meet organizational goals and objectives. It will illustrate how portfolio management maturity correlates to organizational success and how high-maturity organizations have developed core competencies around specific portfolio management practices.
You will also hear how leading organizations establish and benefit from strong portfolio management. Finally, you will understand that portfolio management provides the crucial link—or glue—between strategic intent and the initiatives that deliver strategy.