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21st February 2019

MPKH QUBE Event: Stakeholder storytelling

QUBE Online


THIS IS AN ONLINE EVENT Stakeholders and their management are a continuous source of challenge, learning, risk and resilience for any major projects. The theory of stakeholder management often feels inadequate in the face of reality: multiple stakeholders, many with agendas they don't necessarily understand themselves ........click here to read more >>>

28th February 2019

Can projects achieve benefits without really considering value and is there value to be had without the realisation of benefits?

Church House Conference Centre, London

Morag Stuart, Commercial Improvement Director, Ministry of Defence confirmed to Chair this event. Within the many improvements to project and programme management practice over recent years, there has rightly been an increased........click here to read more >>>

6th March 2019

Major Projects Simulator Workshop

Kassam Stadium, Oxford

This is an exciting opportunity for individuals, organised in competing teams, to manage and "live" a complex project in the safety of a simulated environment. It enables participants to work on a project from start to finish; to make critical decisions and to see the impact of those decisions........click here to read more >>>

7th March 2019

Evening Discussion Dinner: Lessons from Decommissioning

Weetwood Hall Estate

The World faces an unprecedented challenge: much of its infrastructure is reaching the end of its life. The combined effects of the move to decarbonisation and aging investment means that trillions of dollars of infrastructure decommissioning will need to take place. Decommissioning of i........click here to read more >>>

20th March 2019

Ambassador and Knowledge Lead's Meeting

Tideway

Ambassador and Knowledge Lead's Meeting........click here to read more >>>

4th April 2019

Selecting the right contracting model for effective delivery of your major projects

Etc. Venues/ Manchester

Paul Foster, Chief Executive, Sellafield Ltd confirmed to Chair this event. The proposition that contract choice is a major factor in success or failure of the delivery of major projects has become a truism. This seminar is an opportunity to explore in detail 2 key quest........click here to read more >>>

4th April 2019

Why do disputes happen in major projects? What can be done to avoid them?

Etc. Venues/ Manchester

During the course of delivering major projects, disputes between project parties (at any level of the project structure) can and do arise. Sometimes they arise due to unforeseen circumstances and external factors which are outside the control of the parties. But on occ........click here to read more >>>

14th April 2019

MPKH QUBE Event: Decision making in major projects

QUBE Online


These regular workshop sessions will provide you with an opportunity to explore and develop personal and organizational approaches to working in major projects. We aim to generate an output from each event that you can take back and share with colleagues. You'll also have the opportunity ........click here to read more >>>

25th April 2019

Heathrow's Delivery Model for Expansion - a Project 13 Exemplar

Stationers Hall

Please join us for an enlightening discussion on Heathrow’s expansion programme, with our esteemed Keynote, Phil Wilbraham, Co-Chair of CE UK and Heathrow’s Expansion Programme Director, Heathrow Airport Limited. Save the date. Full event details to be announced shortly. If you ........click here to read more >>>

30th April 2019

Major Projects Knowledge Hub Live Event: The Challenge of Decommissioning

Bentley Systems

Out of the chaos and destruction of World War II, the ambition and enthusiasm to build a new future fuelled megaprojects of all kinds: transport, engineering, aerospace and energy. This rush to build was encouraged by the all-consuming competition of the Cold War. Whilst, we h........click here to read more >>>

2nd May 2019

Major Projects Simulator Workshop

Kassam Stadium, Oxford

This is an exciting opportunity for individuals, organised in competing teams, to manage and "live" a complex project in the safety of a simulated environment. It enables participants to work on a project from start to finish; to make critical decisions and to see the impact of those decisions – all in the space o........click here to read more >>>

15th May 2019

Embracing diversity - managing people who don't look like you by embracing thought diversity and encouraging allies

Church House Conference Centre, London

"Those of you who watch SAS Who Dares Wins on Channel 4 will have noticed that this year, for the first time, they have allowed women to take part in the military selection reality show. Star of the show – Director of Sta........click here to read more >>>

22nd May 2019

Encouraging members to collaborate

Burges Salmon

Flyer to follow. Please note this evening event will be held in Bristol. ........click here to read more >>>

12th June 2019

Assurance of major projects

Institution of Civil Engineers, London

We have held many seminars over the years to try to understand why major projects fail. Whilst, failure can be subjective, few could argue that recent projects like Crossrail, Rail Timetable Introduction and Universal Credit have had their problems. Supporters of the role of Assurance claim that it has a vital role to play ........click here to read more >>>

20th June 2019

MPKH QUBE Event: Design thinking in major projects

QUBE Online


These regular workshop sessions will provide you with an opportunity to explore and develop personal and organizational approaches to working in major projects. We aim to generate an output from each event that you can take back and share with colleagues. You'll also have t........click here to read more >>>

27th June 2019

Prestige Lecture



Details to follow.........click here to read more >>>

3rd September 2019

Breakfast meeting: Project failure - a no holds barred sharing of stories

WYG London

Sir Robert Walmsley confirmed to Chair this event. Full details to follow. ........click here to read more >>>

7th October 2019 - 11th October 2019

Challenge of Major Projects Course 2019

Eynsham Hall, Oxford

We are now taking bookings for our hugely popular, residential “Challenge of Major Projects” course which will be running from the 7th – 11th October 2019. The course includes presentations from Senior Project Leaders working on current major projects. Key topics include Lessons from project failures; Peopl........click here to read more >>>

24th October 2019

Innovation and health and safety



Mark Thurston, Chief Executive, HS2 confirmed to chair this event. Full details to follow. THIS EVENT IS TAKING PLACE IN BIRMINGHAM........click here to read more >>>