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Living it up Pop Up Shop Success

  The initial 8 week period earmarked for the Living it Up Pop Up Shop operating in the Stornoway Town Centre came and went. Such was the demand that the doors stayed open for an additional 4 weeks bringing the events, workshops, gatherings, music, drop-ins sessions, and more, to a close in early September 2013. [...]

Living it up Pop Up Shop Success2017-11-26T10:29:34+01:00

Project Magazine: Social Media in Projects

The February Issue of the Association for Project Management's Project Magazine features an article with contribution by Maciver Project Services' Founder Lynne Maciver. The article explores the use of social media for project managers including tools such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube. The reviewers concluded some tools were more useful than others. "Our overall [...]

Project Magazine: Social Media in Projects2017-11-26T10:29:39+01:00

APM Annual Conference

A regular annual event for us now, we attended the Association for Project Management Conference held in London on the 21st October. A highlight of the event was Stephen Calver's presentation using a particularly stomach churning scene from Gladiator to explore the different elements of project management and how they could be applied. Both arresting [...]

APM Annual Conference2017-11-26T10:29:46+01:00

Scottish Government Framework award

Maciver Project Services is delighted to have been awarded a place on the Scottish Government Framework for Business Consultancy services in the areas of Organisational Development and HR Consultancy. We are leading a Consortium that brings together the experience and expertise of four specialist consultancies to work with organisations needing to deliver change, improve performance [...]

Scottish Government Framework award2017-11-26T10:29:48+01:00

Sustainable Scotland Summit

Maciver Project Services Founder Lynne Maciver attended the Scottish Business in the Community's Sustainable Scotland Summit on Wednesday 2 June at The Palace of Holyrood House. 92% of the attendees said they identified sustainable pactices within their organisations, and 45.5% said that "help with behavioural change" is key to increasing sustainable and responsible business delivery [...]

Sustainable Scotland Summit2011-05-19T22:12:52+01:00

APM Scotland Conference

The first APM Scotland Conference was held at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange on Thursday 18th March. Our team attended to hear about the latest in the APM's Chartered Status for Project Management Professionals and speakers on specialist topics throughout the day. It was great to see a number of familiar faces and proof that the [...]

APM Scotland Conference2011-05-19T22:13:57+01:00

People Change Delivery Project – Phase 1

The People Change Delivery project Phase 1 is now complete. For a copy of the Executive summary of the findings from the study with Napier University, please send a note using our Contact Us form and we will email it to you. Blog Post on the Study's findings to date

People Change Delivery Project – Phase 12011-05-19T22:16:14+01:00

People Change Delivery Project – Feasibility Phase

The final phase of our Change Delivery Feasibility Project saw the bringing together of industry and academic expertise to work through ideas and concepts using a process called Appreciative Enquiry. The outcomes were both challenging and interesting. We would like to thank our industry colleagues who gave up their time to attend this workshop and [...]

People Change Delivery Project – Feasibility Phase2011-05-19T22:17:53+01:00

Manager as Coach accreditation

Lynne Maciver has successfully completed the Manager as Coach accreditation delivered by the team at Pinna in conjunction with the University of Central Lancashire. The Manager as Coach training equips Managers with enhanced management skills to maximise individual and team performance. Lynne commented: "The Manager as Coach Programme opened my eyes to different ways of [...]

Manager as Coach accreditation2011-05-19T22:19:08+01:00

Prince’s May Day Summit 2009

Prince’s May Day Summit 2009 Maciver Project Services was represented at the Prince’s May Day Summit 2009 at Dynamic Earth on the 1st May. The Edinburgh event was one of 12 events taking place around the UK simultaneously with over 1500 delegates attending throughout the UK. Along with over 100 of Scotland’s top businesses, Maciver [...]

Prince’s May Day Summit 20092017-11-26T10:29:56+01:00