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The demand for project management skills continues to grow across a range of industries, and professionals are building lucrative and rewarding careers.
For nearly 50 years, the AIPM has been driving project management across Australia.
Consulting firm Bridge42 share how they achieved Climate Active carbon neutral certification including their four key steps to taking climate action.
We’ve teamed up with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) to break down what deductions project managers may be able to claim this tax time.
Effective disaster management has never been more critical. AIPM fellows share how project management principles could transform disaster management processes.
Improve your project change management with expert tips on using the OODA Loop model as an adaptive framework.
Learn how sustainability managers can facilitate, champion and coach the whole project team to deliver benefits across the triple bottom line.
Telstra project managers give insight into the sustainability focus at Telstra and share lessons from a recent environmental project.
Two days after kick-off of a drought project, flooding hit close to a project team member’s home. Hear about the team’s determination to deliver the project in the face of personal disaster.
ESG is a topic that can’t be ignored. We examine the rise of ESG and explore how project managers can use ESG expertise to succeed.
ePMOs connect strategy to execution. Get expert tips on how to set up an effective ePMO to boost efficiency and project delivery capability.
Unprecedented environmental challenges require urgent action on sustainability. We explore how projects and project managers can lead the transformation.
The AIPM is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 Project Management Achievement Awards (PMAAs).
In this article, Jeff Rose, FAIPM reflects on his career as he celebrates his 20th anniversary as a fellow of the AIPM.
Creating a shared view of what success looks like is critical to effective change management but what success looks like can vary drastically
Energy Queensland is on the frontline of disruption. Danielle Abel shares the approach that’s seeing them flourish amid uncertainty.
With an abundance of project management certifications to choose from, you might be wondering, “Which project management certification is the best in Australia?”
We sat down with 6 of today’s leading female project management professionals to learn more about their perspectives in project management.
Aaron Hudson MAIPM CPPE looks at how the new wave of infrastructure projects targets transformative outcomes for people and the planet, and why success depends on tenacious project leadership.
Employers and project managers need to broaden their consideration of the untapped potential of veterans and the diversity of skills they can offer.
Project professionals often view disruption as a negative, but it can be an opportunity with the potential to create better outcomes.
Look at how the Integrated Delivery Partner (IDP) model addresses supply chain limitations for the infrastructure sector.
Answering the questions of how to attract and retain the right people are high on many organisations’ strategic agendas. Jody Blinco MAIPM and Petria Paynter MAIPM look at what organisations can do to fill the skills gap and win over the right project people.
A contract management plan is key to successful contract management. Find out why you need one and how to create one here.
As flexible working is here to stay, project managers should consider and mitigate the associated risks to ensure the benefits of flexible working outweigh the risks.
In our AIPM meet the member series, we speak to a range of project professionals about their career and experiences, and their advice for fellow project managers.
Project managers play a pivotal role in project success. They’re the central unifying force that rallies the troops to get the job done. But what skills and traits do you need to pull that off?
Flavio Macau explores the factors contributing to the supply shortages in Australia and outlines a solution that’s in the hands of project managers.
The AIPM and KPMG’s ‘State of project management in Australia’ report highlights five key ways to improve project success in 2023.
The state-based winners of the Project Management Achievement Awards have been announced. Here are Australia’s top project managers of 2022.
Learn how AEL Sistemas, the Brazilian subsidiary of Elbit Systems increased its autonomy, including the leadership of all national projects.
The state-based winners of the Project Management Achievement Awards have been announced. Here are those projects taking the honours of Project of the year
With a project manager skills shortage, IPM Day is an excellent prompt for organisations to recognise individual and team performance.
In our AIPM meet the member series, we speak to project professionals about their career, insights, and advice for fellow project managers.
If you want to become a project manager but have no experience or qualifications, read this article to get expert tips and advice to make it happen.
Learn about the contract management process and build your contract management skills with practical tips from a lawyer.
In this guide, learn how AIPM membership can unlock a whole host of benefits and drive your project management career forward.
Dr Paul Steinfort says simple changes to your project plan in how you frame stories can lead to successful outcomes and sustainable futures.
Geoff de Jongh looks at how success can be achieved by elevating individual projects to a nationalised or state-based program of works.
Find out about the range of project delivery methodologies and how you can build robust project delivery skills.
Here’s a case study of UOW’s novel teaching approach to increase student employability through six complementary practices.
Adviser and coach, Kieran Duck looks at how complex projects include social, as well as technical considerations. Have we forgotten how to build connections?
Focussing solely on the project scope won't achieve true project success. Find out what will and why this is the case.
Want to go from being a good project manager to a stand-out-from-the-pack great one? Find out what skills you need to succeed and how to build them.
Find out how the Capital Facilities Branch of the Department of Defence is managing an increasing number of complex projects without an increase in staff.
8 tips for leaders wanting to create a culture of accountability in the workplace and why it’s so critical for high-performing teams.
In our series, we speak to project managers about their career and how AIPM membership and certification have been beneficial. Here we chat to Fiona MacTavish.
We cover the topic of resource management, including project resource management tools, techniques, and tips to boost your skills.
Leadership in project management is both a challenging and rewarding duty. But each individual needs to adopt specific skills and techniques to become an effective and successful project manager.
Find out four ways that astute program managers can work with stakeholders to add value for the future. How will your program consider the legacy?
No matter how good you are at managing projects, life happens. Could the chaos that these problems create be a good thing for your projects?
Wanting to give yourself the competitive edge over your Project Management Achievement Award (PMAA) submission? Read our guide for advice.
Following the project life cycle framework throughout all stages helps project managers guide their projects to success.
Discover four ways project leaders can ensure their teams are performing to their best capacity, without resorting to damaging practises like micromanagement.
We speak to project managers about their career and how AIPM membership and certification have been beneficial. Here we chat to Pranjal Pawar.
What is cost estimation, why is it important and how do I do it? We answer all your cost estimation questions and share tips to boost your skills.
Ronald Tong discusses whether it’s possible to automate our work for better productivity in project management.
Check out our blog expert advice for managing projects in the current landscape. Stay updated on the latest in the project management space.
Construction projects are experiencing a surge in financial risks. Read the recommendations for addressing the risks and future planning.
Access project management education, resources, certification, mentoring and a community to advance your project management career.
Employees are burnt out and it is one of the biggest reasons for their resignation. Find out the best ways to retain staff in this article.
Here are the 9 essential project management skills to become a highly sought-after project professional. Read our blog to learn more.
Discover top project scheduling methods. Explore WBS, Gantt charts, critical path, PERT, resource levelling, duration compression and more.
Find out the top three reports from project management tool, PM3 that are recommended to present to boards and steering committees.
Project management has evolved, yet the reporting function hasn’t. Is project management important enough to have the attention of the board?
When P2E was engaged to drive transformational change, it was crucial to use project management and change management methodologies.
Most organisations need to improve their capability maturity – optimising processes to be as efficient as possible. Learn how.
Secom Technical Services has successfully improved employee engagement through an innovative performance management and wellbeing strategy.
We talk to project managers about their career and how AIPM membership and certification have been fundamental. Now we chat to Nick Jago.
Here are 7 ways professional development will supercharge your career, and how the AIPM can assist you in getting there.
We discuss the importance of using a management style and break down seven of the most used strategies in the workplace.
During the pandemic, many companies were pushed to operate in new ways. Managing Director Andrew Fox describes The Project Bureau’s journey.
An experienced project and program manager offers strategies to reduce entrapment to become more adaptive and innovative.
Claire Donaldson reflects on how her most recent challenge saw her feeling unprepared even after months of planning.
If Agile practices are not increasing your projects’ success rates, read these tips on ensuring your team is using it effectively.
Ingraining sustainability throughout the project life cycle could be more than a puff dream. Find out more about AI in project management.
Find out what project stakeholder management is, what trends are emerging, techniques to try, and tips for managing challenging stakeholders.
Learn how Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) firms can reduce the risks of poor mental health in project managers.
We speak to project managers about their career and how AIPM membership has been fundamental. Here we chat to Andrew Waye MAIPM.
The AIPM and KPMG report examines trends in project management. Find out the five ways Project Managers can ensure project success in 2022.
In this Agile guide, we will unpack some of its core principles and applications in the context of managing projects.
The ability to build great client relationships is key in project management. Learn what skills you need and how to hone your talent.
Effective project sponsors are key to project success. Learn why you need to upskill your leaders, boosting their knowledge and performance.
An innovative project to open a waste to energy facility that converts liquid waste into biogas for renewable energy has been finalised.
As some construction projects move from construction sites into factories, two professors predict the type of skills that will be in demand.
In the world of project management methodologies two of the heaviest hitters are Agile and Waterfall, so which one should you choose?
Whether you’re seeking knowledge from a project leader or a mentor wanting to give back, a mentoring program could be for you.
Find out what roles are in the highest demand due to the current skills shortage in Australia. Read more on our blog.
Successful engagement with your stakeholders avoids conflict. Use our 3 step process to create your own stakeholder engagement strategy.
Check out our blog, providing expert project management advice in the current landscape. Stay updated on the latest in project management.
Teresa Scott, Executive Director at the APCC explains how mitigating procurement risk is an essential capability for every project manager.
Taking out the Project of The Year award in the 2020 PMAAs, the ACCCE Project delivered an innovative policing facility.
Learn how to predict project outcomes with our guide to project forecasting. We share examples and tips from project professionals.
Check out our tips to help get your professional development request over the line with your employer, including a handy email template.
Do you want to budget better? Our guide includes examples, templates, cost estimating techniques, and tips for rectifying budget blowouts.
If you’re wondering how much you’re currently worth, read our blog which looks at the current data for project manager salaries in Australia.
Benjamin Hanley MAIPM, a Consultant at MI-GSO|PCUBED explains how he is crafting a lucrative career in project management.
Are you a project manager wanting to know the best techniques for managing stakeholders? Read our guide on what skills you need to succeed.
If you’re considering incorporating Agile in your workplace, it is worthwhile to consider the environment your team is working in.
Join a professional membership association for the resources, professional development, and opportunities you need to excel in your career.
How improved air quality monitoring and strengthened air quality management are helping people manage their own health and wellbeing.
The AIPM and KPMG have analysed industry trends in Australia to determine how each sector is performing. Here’s what we found.
Want to create project schedules that improve project outcomes? Learn about schedules and tips to make you a better project manager.
In June 2020, the National Library of Australia (NLA) successfully released a redesigned, rebranded, rearchitected, transformed Trove.
Virtual reality stimulates a paradigm shift in the national healthcare delivery model for Australian Defence Force personnel.
With the 2021 National Conference approaching, the topic of how we can support project led recovery is top of mind.
Want to learn how to create a scope that leads to better project outcomes? Learn what a scope is and why you need one.
To protect yourself from risks, personal accountability and liability, ensuring you have the right professional insurance is essential.
This article provides a stakeholder engagement strategy to follow to ensure you effectively communicate with and influence your stakeholders.
Find out from other project managers how certification validated their skills and experience, enhanced employability and increased income.
The project management methodologies you pick will help you deliver your project on time and budget. Learn about each project methodology.
In our Meet the Member series, we speak to project professionals about their experiences as a project manager, and their advice.
The ‘animal parade’ installations are part of the City of South Perth’s ‘Connect South Mends Street’ project. Read more about this project.
Want to improve your leadership skills? Here are 5 leadership styles in project management for each stage of a project team formation.
In this article Dr. Jessica Borg and Christina M. Scott-Young explore the low retention rates for early career professionals in construction.
Poor communication is the primary cause of project failure. So how can you build on your communication skills?
In this article Chandana Shekar, MAIPM explores the topic of design thinking and how it is an absolute must in a project manager's toolkit.
Despite your project profession level, if your project communication skills are lacking, you may struggle with project delivery.
Lionel Rosenberg from RPS provides an overview of the Palmerston Police Station project, its complexities, outcomes and lessons learned.
Lack of communication with stakeholders is a major reason behind project failures. Read about the essentials of stakeholder communication.
We speak to four female project professionals on challenges they faced and how organisations can better support women in project management.
As a project manager there are a range of skills required, one of them being conflict management. Click here to learn more.
Here are three changes you can make that will restore your project communication capability. Read on to learn more.
If there was ever a year for agile methods to shine, it was 2020. So why are so few project managers seeing good results from agile methods?
For many, COVID-19 meant more changes than ever before. So why isn’t formal change management a larger part of the project manager toolkit?
In this article we hear from Adam Tull about the success of Brisbane Airport Corporation’s $1.1 billion New Parallel Runway (NPR).
Centralised PMOs are back in favour, as well as broadening the scope of their roles. So what comes next? Read more here.
If you want to get a project successfully across the line, having a great working relationship with your stakeholders is key.
LinkedIn profile writer Karen Tisdell explains how to put together a winning LinkedIn profile and the benefits this has for your career.
Creating a thorough scope management plan is essential, as it helps you bring a project home with successful outcomes.
If your organisation is looking to implement change, having the right knowledge and planning is essential to ensure a smooth transition.
Michael West and Terence Blythman, from GHD explore how the digital age is changing the way we manage projects.
Meet the project professionals who were found to have shown outstanding leadership in project and program delivery over 2020.
Building your career as a project manager takes time and patience, but with the right skills you can set yourself up for success.
As we near the close of 2020, there has never been a better time to celebrate project success. Read on to learn more.
Considering a career as a project manager? Here’s a project manager job description that apply to most project manager roles in Australia.
With over two million Boomers expected to retire from the workforce in the next decade, organisations need to retain their expertise.
Without exception, for all project professionals identifying and managing project risk in order to achieve your objectives is essential.
The value of tracking project benefits has caught the attention of organisations across all sectors. Read on to learn more.
Within a short 6-week period, Lark Distillery added a new offering to its business model, the supply of much needed sanitiser.
In order to keep your employees and workplace safe, it's important to identify and assess risk through implementing risk control measures.
Knowing the principles of what good risk management looks like will help you when planning for your next project.
Following a risk management process is a vital part of project management. Get a quick overview of the process here.
Creating a business case from the beginning will set the strategic direction of the project ensuring that you’re choosing the right project.
In this blog we hear from Richard Fechner, Global Advisory Leader at GHD about how you can empower your team.
Here are some tips to ensure the best outcomes for your projects and your career. Read on to learn more about these expert tips.
The first thing to understand is that Agile is more a set of principles than one particular methodology. Read on to learn more.
No matter where you are in your career, there are a number of different avenues you can explore to become a Project Manager.
Are you considering becoming a Project Manager? Here are some of the key skills and tasks of the project professional.
We look at projects delivered across Australia, the challenges the project managers faced and how they overcame them.
Are you currently facing issues with project overruns? Here are some of the top ways to keep your project on track and within budget.
James Bawtree speaks about the importance of risk management strategies for the successful delivery of projects.
As a project coordinator how do you take the step to becoming a project manager? Read our guide which runs you through the process.
Do you spend your time managing projects? Here’s how can you earn the recognition to become a project management professional.
Are you considering taking the step from a Project Manager to Program Manager? Here are some key considerations for a new career path.
Good preparation begins with research. Here are some simple yet effective ways for better remuneration, plus our 2020 PM Salary Guide.
Millennials are at the cusp of big changes to project management since the early 60’s and driving the leadership of technology disruption.