Projects In Uncontrolled Environments

Peter Marlow, PM4NGOs Board Members, discusses at this PM Today article the unique challenges of managing projects in the humanitarian and development sectors and how a training and certification scheme called Project DPro that’s celebrating its 10th anniversary this year is making a big difference.

He explains why it’s needed, how it’s put into practice, and how you can help.

“Operations keep the lights on, strategy provides a light at the end of the tunnel, but project management is the train engine that moves the organization forward.” – Joy Gumz

Read the full article at PM Today website

“How to learn” flowchart

I wanted to share with you this excellent “How to learn” flowchart I saw recently at Tukongote School and Study Centre near the Victoria Falls at Livingstone in Zambia. It certainly applies to learning in general and project management in particular. We can learn a lot from our mistakes!

You can find out more about the School and Tukongote Community Projects at

Peter Marlow
PM4NGOs Board Member