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  • Association for Project Management
  • The Association for Project Management (APM) is committed to developing and promoting project, programme and portfolio management through raising awareness and standards in the profession. APM's mission statement is ‘To provide leadership to the movement of committed organisations and individuals who share our passion for improving project outcomes’. APM is the largest professional body of its kind in Europe with individual and corporate members world-wide.  

  • Construction Plant Competence Scheme
  • Project Management Institute
  • The Professional Management Institute (PMI) is an organisation that promotes project management within private and government organisations. PMI offers a certifying program for project managers as well as offering business solutions to organisations to help them attain their full potential through PMI’s talent management and organisation project management services. PMI standards are classified into three types, the foundational standards, practice standards and frameworks, and standards extensions. 

Related careers: Planning Engineer

Planning engineers, also known as project planners, are responsible for planning and co-ordinating the materials, plant, equipment and labour for large construction projects. They produce tenders, gathering information from estimators, buyers and quantity surveyors to plan a contract programme, scheduling the project in the most logical and economic way. If the tender is successful, planning engineers liaise with construction managers and sub- contractors to check the project’s progress, and make any necessary adjustments to the schedule in order to meet deadlines for...more