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Project Manager : Project Manager Dec Jan 2012
www.aipm.com.au Project Manager 7 6 Project Manager • news Top Pm experts on Twitter Small Business University has announced its top project management experts on Twitter. Identified based on the quality of their Twitter and website, the experts var y from public speakers , authors and consultants, to project managers with more than 20 years ’ experience in the field. Analysing the quality of each blog post, the Human Metric System measures the blogs on more than 15 criteria, such as originality of the content, value to the target audience, organic viral potential and ability of the content to influence others. Each shortlisted Twitter expert is rated by Small Business University’s panel of project managers. who’s being followed? 1 Storm Cunningham, public speaker @restorm 2 Thomas Kennedy, project manager @ThePMCoach 3 Bernardo Tirado, industrial psychologist @thePMObox 4 Jeanne Bradford, consultant @jeannebradford A $558 million fund set up by the Gillard Government will provide 130,000 Australians with the opportunity to learn new skills for jobs in sectors suffering from critical skill shortages. “Funding support will be available for accredited training for new and existing workers to help meet businesses skills demands,” said Minister for Skills and Jobs, Senator Chris Evans. The co-contribution model means that large enterprises will contribute 66 per cent of the cost of training, medium enterprises 50 per cent and small enterprises 33 per cent. $50 million of the 2011-12 round of funding will focus on priority areas including construction (civil and general). “Construction is the third largest sector and is experiencing strong growth as a result of the flow on effects of the mining boom,” Senator Evans said. The Gillard Government is also providing a further $75 million in 2011-12 through the Critical Skills Investment Fund, which will increase workforce capacity and productivity of the resources and renewable energy sectors. Gillard Government fund to skill up 130,000 Australians FunDing suPPOrT wiLL Be aVaiLaBLe FOr accreDiTeD Training FOr new anD exisTing wOrkers TO heLP meeT skiLLs DemanDs Australia’s largest irrigation infrastructure renewal project was given the go ahead by State and Federal Governments on 19 October. The $1.2 billion deal will test the Government’s project management practices, said AIPM National President David Hudson. “A project of this size and complexity is at risk of significant delays and overspending. Rigorous project management processes and best practice stakeholder management will play a key role in its success or failure.” Expected to deliver 214 gigalitres in water savings, the project has already been delayed several months due to lengthy negotiations with State Governments demanding billions of dollars in water saving infrastructure projects be settled prior to commencement. $1.2B Murray Darling project tests government
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