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Gateway Reviews

  • Gateway Review Process information page of the The Victorian Government. The Gateway Review Process (GRP) is part of the Victorian Governments Gateway Initiative to improve infrastructure and ICT project development and delivery across government. The aim of the GRP is to help Government Departments and Agencies ensure that their investment is well spent, meets business and governments strategic objectives and achieves value-for-money outcomes.
  • The Office of Government Commerce (UK) GC Gateway Process examines a programme or project at critical stages in its lifecycle to provide assurance that it can progress successfully to the next stage; the process is based on well-proven techniques that lead to more effective delivery of benefits together with more predictable costs and outcomes. It is designed to be applied to delivery programmes and procurement projects, including those that procure services, property/construction, IT-enabled business change and procurements using framework contracts.
  • Gateway reviews as described by 4PS, the UK’s local government project delivery specialist, which works in partnership with all local authorities to secure funding and accelerate the development, procurement and implementation of PFI schemes, public private partnerships, complex projects and programmes.

Earned Schedule Management (ESM)

http://www.earnedschedule.com/Home.shtml –

Earned Value Management (EVM) is a management system, integrating in cost …schedule …and technical performance. EVM measures schedule performance not in units of time, but rather in cost, i.e. dollars.

PRINCE2
Knowledge Management
Chaos and Complexity Theory, Cynefin
Program Management

Your Project Management

Project Management Books

Multi-Industry Listings      

  • Buy Australian.com – Comprehensive listing (type «Project Management» in top left Search box for 6 pages of PM titles)
  • PMI Bookstore – Comprehensive list of nearly 50 books across all disciplines & PMBOK categories. Also New Books
  • ProjectManagementBooks.com – listing of 10 books, across IT & Engineering industries
  • 4pm.com Books – 7 books, including Health, IT & Engineering «Project Management Books for all Levels»
  • Quality Books.com (UK) – Over 20 PM titles listed, includes Earned Value & MS Project (purchase via Amazon)
  • J. Ross Publishing – 20 titles in Supply Chain, Portfolio Management, Financial, IT  & Manufacturing PM
  • Amazon.com – Search for as many Project Management books as you can handle!
  • Risk Management Books – excellent listing of Risk Management titles for all industries from the UK Project Smart site

Engineering and Construction

IT, Software & PRINCE2

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) (Project Management Institute)
(please note: AIPM does not stock or sell this publication):

Program Management

There are now a few sites with Programme/Program Management books on the web – also have a search around!

Project Management Salary Surveys

AIPM has produced salary surveys in 2009, 2008, 2007 and 2005. Please contact the IRC Manager to request these. Publically available are our 2002 Salary Survey and an Employment Survey, and a Fees Survey in 2000.

The Hays Salary Survey has now been released. The survey is compiled from information collected from 42 locations throughout Australia and New Zealand and from the results of a questionnaire that has been completed by over 1700 clients. Areas of primary interest to Project Managers are:

Construction | Engineering | Property – Click here
Resources & Mining – Click here

Historic Construction, Engineering

Information Technology

All Industries

Can’t find what you want? Try the mycareer.com.au Salary Survey Generator

Templates for Project Management on the Web

– over 70 different templates including examples for IT and Finance – over 70 different templates including examples for IT and Finance – over 70 different templates including examples for IT and Finance

Contracts

AIPM does not yet provide in-house templates for members – this selection is considered an interim measure…. NB Download times will vary for these, but they are all free. Sites that charge nominal fees for templates or downloads are numerous but have not been included.

Project Management Software

Good overviews of Project Management software packages available:

Reviews of PM Software:

Please Note: AIPM does not endorse any software supplier or software system. These links are to provide members with a collection of accessible information to help them make their own decisions. If you can add to these Project Management software links, please email the IRC Manager at rtucker@aipm.com.au

Project Management Glossaries

 Australian Tenders

  • AUSTENDERS – The Australian Goverment Tender System. For contractors and businesses seeking new opportunities at the Federal level.
  • SA Tenders – «Central source for public procurement opportunities within South Australia.»
  • NSW Tendors – «Summarises business opportunities for all participating NSW Government agencies.»
  • TAS Tendors – «This site provides information about Tasmanian Government procurement opportunities for businesses.»
  • Queensland Government Marketplace – «Resource centre for government officers who have purchasing responsibilities and for suppliers wanting to do business with the Queensland Government»
  • eTenders – «Victorian Government eTenders System»
  • GEM – WA Government Contracting Information Bulletin Board. «The central source of information on Western Australian public sector tenders and awarded contracts.»
  • Contracts and Procurement NT – Northern Territory Government Tenders Online.
  • BASIS – ACT Government – «Promote opportunities for business and industry to compete for the public spending
    associated with acquiring the goods and services that are required to satisfy the community’s needs.»

PM Humour

Gateway Reviews

  • Gateway Review Process information page of the The Victorian Government. The Gateway Review Process (GRP) is part of the Victorian Governments Gateway Initiative to improve infrastructure and ICT project development and delivery across government. The aim of the GRP is to help Government Departments and Agencies ensure that their investment is well spent, meets business and governments strategic objectives and achieves value-for-money outcomes.
  • The Office of Government Commerce (UK) GC Gateway Process examines a programme or project at critical stages in its lifecycle to provide assurance that it can progress successfully to the next stage; the process is based on well-proven techniques that lead to more effective delivery of benefits together with more predictable costs and outcomes. It is designed to be applied to delivery programmes and procurement projects, including those that procure services, property/construction, IT-enabled business change and procurements using framework contracts.
  • Gateway reviews as described by 4PS, the UK’s local government project delivery specialist, which works in partnership with all local authorities to secure funding and accelerate the development, procurement and implementation of PFI schemes, public private partnerships, complex projects and programmes.

Earned Schedule Management (ESM)

http://www.earnedschedule.com/Home.shtml –

Earned Value Management (EVM) is a management system, integrating in cost …schedule …and technical performance. EVM measures schedule performance not in units of time, but rather in cost, i.e. dollars.

PRINCE2
Knowledge Management
Chaos and Complexity Theory, Cynefin
Program Management

Your Project Management

– over 70 different templates including examples for IT and Finance – over 70 different templates including examples for IT and Finance – over 70 different templates including examples for IT and Finance