Project management under professional dispute
The Project Management Institute’s appeal to prevent the UK’s Association for Project Management from receiving a Royal Charter has been rejected, reports Pat Weaver, which means project management is to become a formal profession.
The origins of governance
For most of history, States were a monolithic entity ruled by a Monarch, Emperor or Pharaoh; governance was the act of governing a state or organisation. Patrick Weaver provides a fascinating account of how project governance grew from that primordial soup.
10 ways project managers can create watertight contracts
Whether you’re hiring project team members on contracts or need to look after the legal paperwork for your project client, it pays to know something about contracts. Rolf Howard shares 10 tips to make sure they’re watertight.
Ethics, governance and the individual project manager
Ethics and integrity are essential for effective leadership, but when the governance of an organisation is involved, where does an individual project manager fit? Pat Weaver explores the legal and ethical landscape.