From Utopia to Reality: Project Management’s Origins in Literature to Our Mandate

As a student of project management, it’s fascinating to explore the earliest discussions of projects and their societal impacts. Understanding the origins of project management provides some insights into how early thinkers conceptualized organized tasks for the benefit of society. This post shares the foundational ideas that have influenced modern practices, showcasing the evolution of […]

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Interim Investing and ESG: The Evolution of Investment Strategies in Projects

In recent years, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria have rapidly moved from the fringes to the forefront of global investment strategies, profoundly influencing how projects are evaluated, financed, and implemented. This seismic shift reflects a broader acknowledgment within the investment community of the significant impact that sustainable practices have on long-term profitability and risk […]

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Bridging the Gap in Sustainability Strategy and Project Delivery

Our latest research  “Insights into Sustainable Project Management” study (a free download) has unearthed a critical issue: a stark disconnect plagues many organizations, where lofty sustainability strategies fail to translate into tangible, effective project delivery. Let’s dive deeper into this conundrum, offering actionable insights and robust steps for organizations eager to sync their aspirations with […]

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Businesses and the Path to Carbon Neutrality: Leading Beyond Regulation

The urgency of environmental regeneration cannot be overstated, and the role of businesses in achieving carbon neutrality has never been more critical. The journey toward sustainability and reduced carbon footprints is not just a regulatory requirement but a global imperative. This article delves into why businesses should proactively lead in sustainability, outlines key actions they […]

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Planned Obsolescence: An Unsustainable Business Model

Let’s start by defining some terms. Planned Obsolescence involves designing products to quickly break or become obsolete in the short to mid-term, with the general goal of encouraging sales of new products and upgrades. This business model thrives on consumer dissatisfaction and the constant need for newer, shinier products. However, this approach is ultimately unsustainable […]

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Redefining Success: The Urgent Shift from Traditional Education to Skills-Based Learning

Modern education systems are broken. They emphasize grades and standardized testing, which often fail to measure the true skills and abilities of students. They fail to teach critical thinking, instead focusing on memorization and regurgitation of information. This approach leaves students ill-prepared for the real world, where employers are increasingly seeking individuals with practical skills […]

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