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Web Events

Asynchronous events for the community.


with Prof Lynn Crawford on situational sponsorship of projects

with Prof Janice Thomas on value of project management

with Prof Terry Williams on effective post project reviews


with Dr Ole Jonny Klakegg on project governance

with Dr Joana Geraldi on managing for projects - COMING SOON

with Dr Harvey Maylor - COMING SOON

Synchronous events for the community.

Live events are advertised in our newsletter 

  • Webinars - author and principle researcher presentations to a community followed by questions.
  • Workshops - small series of presentations with discussion groups leading towards the foundation of research agendas in specific areas.
  • Working Groups - Progressive group discussions on specific research agendas.


with Dr Eileen Pepler

The Project Research Institute was pleased to host Dr Eileen Pepler on March 21 for a highly relevant and interesting webinar which gave practice a great practical link to research and back again.  You can read more of Eileen's thoughts on public sector projects in her blogs.  

Webinar overview: In considering the disconnect between strategy and project actions she created a position from which to understand how we can make project actions be more successful especially in the early stages if project creation. She considered how the point of conceptualization must be linked to the setting of strategic goals. Dr Pepler suggested a new approach embracing change as danger and hidden opportunity by asking different questions. Recommending the use of scenario modelling with highly complex projects (such as in the health care system,and  also in enterprise wide risk management as one participant aptly noted) organizations can gain a tangible (rather than simply descriptive) collective perspective on the elements in the system and see the bigger picture on a number of levels.  Especially given the need to link costs and outcomes, risks and the 'what if' questioning. 


The Institute

The newly created Project Management Research institute provides a focus on collaborative research excellence in project management. Read more..