New Innovative Project Management Training Accredited By The Association For Project Management


Released on: January 26, 2010, 3:38 am
Author: 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 delivery.

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 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 iTunes.

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.

Editor Notes

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 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



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