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Rolling calendar of our events

11th December 2019

MPKH QUBE @ Work: Project Success and Failure

QUBE Online


A repeat of our popular virtual workshop that explores how perception shapes project success (or failure).Framing Success and Failure is the fifth of a new Series of bi-monthly facilitated workshops on QUBE for the major projects community. In this session, we’ll explore how the way we (and others) see the world condi........click here to read more >>>

15th - 16th January 2020

Rising Stars Cohort 1

Bicester Golf Club

Rising Stars is a two-part seminar for professionals who have some experience of project initiation and/or delivery, and who are ready to progress (or have already progressed) to the more demanding level of managing major projects. Accepted delegates for this seminar will attend Part 1 of the seminar on the 15th-16th January (Cohort........click here to read more >>>

23rd January 2020

Comparing and contrasting unique major projects with those that are replicable

Institution of Civil Engineers, London

By their very nature all projects are unique but are some more unique than others? Across the membership of the Major Projects Association what constitutes a major project varies widely, from IT projects through containment buildings for highly experimental nuclear faci........click here to read more >>>

28th - 29th January 2020

Rising Stars Cohort 2

Bicester Golf Club

Rising Stars is a two-part seminar for professionals who have some experience of project initiation and/or delivery, and who are ready to progress (or have already progressed) to the more demanding level of managing major projects. Accepted delegates for this seminar will attend Part 1 of the seminar on t........click here to read more >>>

13th February 2020

A whole system approach to major projects - end game thinking

Etc. Venues/ Manchester

In the late 1980s Jan Carlzon transformed SAS (Scandinavian Airlines) into the best in Europe from what had been “the sickest of sick men”. He said, “the first 15 second encounter between a passenger and the airline sets the tone of the entire company in the mind of the customer, ........click here to read more >>>

25th February 2020

What can our members learn from other sectors?

Church House Conference Centre, London

During our Annual Conference, Dame Inga Beale in her keynote speech reflected on how her moments of inspiration and innovation often came from interactions with people outside of her immediate circle of work, typically from a different industry sector. Whilst there isn’t a ‘one size fits all........click here to read more >>>

4th March 2020

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 >>>

1st April 2020

Inclusive design and the impact of creative and critical thinking

Studio Birmingham

Drop kerbs were initially developed to assist for wheelchair users. Anyone pushing a pram, pulling a trolley or a suitcase now has an easier time navigating the streets because of them. Designing something that works for everyone benefits everyone. As major projects are delive........click here to read more >>>

13th May 2020

From good to great - the importance of behaviour

Central London Venue


Over the course of the last four years we have had Annual Conference themes that have addressed the role of government in major project success; the importance of making the right start; navigating an uncertain future; and bridging generational differences. It is now time to turn our attention to beh........click here to read more >>>

20th May 2020

Possible Main Reps Meeting 2020 - Date TBC

Central London Venue


Possible Main Reps Meeting 2020 - Date TBC........click here to read more >>>

21st May 2020

Possible Main Reps Meeting 2020 - Date TBC

Central London Venue


Possible Main Reps Meeting 2020 - Date TBC........click here to read more >>>

9th June 2020

Flow of investment capital into (and out of) UK major projects

Etc. Venues/ Manchester

Public spending on major projects to improve infrastructure, support public services, upgrade communications and transform organisations is struggling to keep pace with investment need, not just in the UK but worldwide. At the same time the world has experienced some game changing po........click here to read more >>>

14th - 15th September 2020

Annual Conference 2020



Further details to follow.........click here to read more >>>

21st October 2020

Reimagining benchmarking

Church House Conference Centre, London

This seminar will examine the current approaches adopted for benchmarking and consider whether more can be done to ensure that comparisons are accurate. It will also uncover the root causes of inefficiency and note suggestions for improvement. As part of the discussion we will look at approaches to estimating used a........click here to read more >>>

21st October 2020

Global trends in the management of risk and project controls

Church House Conference Centre, London

By examining global trends in client models we now have a better understanding of the drivers behind and key decisions that inform the arrangements that clients enter into but there is more to learn about how arrangements for the management of risk and the application........click here to read more >>>

4th November 2020

Nuclear Case Study Event

Etc. Venues/ Manchester

Further details to follow.........click here to read more >>>

30th November 2020

AGM & Annual Dinner 2020

Claridges, London

AGM & Annual Dinner 2020........click here to read more >>>