Entries by Jonathon

Project Management Methodology: How to Plan a Project

Project planning tends to have a reputation. A reputation for being only available for large organisations, who have multiple departments, who come together for large scale projects. However, giving small to medium enterprises (SMEs) access to project planning can be pivotal to the success of their business. It’s a unique challenge compared to managing projects […]

Project Planning: 4 Simple Steps to Success

At BPS, our project planning strategy revolves around 4 simple steps: think it, plan it, do it and check it. With this simple mantra in mind, we’ve put together our top tips for ensuring whatever the scope or scale of your project that you have the tools and the mindset to succeed. Use our basic […]

Mark Beckett | How I Became a Project Planner

Throughout my working life, I have always liked lists. From being an electrician to a contracts manager in the earliest stages of my career, I found myself involved with organising resources: from equipment to materials, vehicles and even people. I developed trackers in Excel to help keep everyone and everything organised. Travelling the World When […]

Lee Beckett | How I Became a Project Planner

My working life has covered a number of different careers and industries, but the common thread has always been working as part of a team to deliver an end goal. Education and Early Career In the early stages of my career, I provided care and expertise in operating theatres: leading a small team supervising theatres, […]