Sharon Warburton, woman of strategy
Sharon Warburton is head of strategy and finance at Brookfield Multiplex, overseeing its portfolio of construction projects, and a board member at Fortescue Metals Group. Adeline Teoh finds out why she’s also the 2014 Western Australia Telstra Businesswoman of the Year.
Certification the desired standard for project managers
Almost two in three project managers are responsible for hiring team members, and 41% of them believe senior project managers need a professional certification to apply for a job. Adeline Teoh combs through the results of the 2013 Professional Project Management survey.
Why project contractors are like MasterChef contestants
Almost two in five project contractors consider themselves to be like MasterChef contestants where, although work is not always easy and there is pressure to perform, “advancing your skills and achieving professional growth is the greatest reward”.
$1 million for innovative Victorian water projects
Victoria’s Smart Water Fund has announced that it will make available $1 million in funding to support innovative urban water projects. The release of funding will be the Smart Water Fund’s 10th round, with applications opening in mid-October.