Penny Pullan is the founder and Managing Director of Making Projects Work Ltd. She has written for several publications in the UK. She is available for comment on issues relating to meetings and workshops, conference calls and virtual working, risk workshops, facilitation, project management, change management and saving time through effective meetings.
Here are some examples where she’s quoted by journalists:
Quoted by the Project Management Institute in their article ‘5 Essential Rules for Project Leaders’ 15 June 2010
Featured by Christ’s College, Cambridge University in their news column 2 June 2010
Profiled in Freelancing Matters June 2010, magazine of the Professional Contractors’ Group.
Quoted in the Daily Telegraph (UK National Newspaper): Business Section, Project Management Supplement 20th May 2010
Quoted by Tina Lofthouse, A Meeting of Minds, March 2009 Modern Selling
Quoted by Top Consultant News, Moorhouse Consulting backs Women in Project Management, July 2009
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Here are some of our press releases:
- Conference call overhaul with Conference Calls Made Easy. Penny introduces her Master Class series for Conference Calls.
- Free Guide helps Trainers and Presenters see the big picture. Penny and Vanessa join forces to launch Graphics Made Easy with a three month trial.
If you are a journalist and you would like to contact Penny or view copies of any articles without links, please call 01509 821691.
Penny’s first book comes out through Gower in Spring 2011: A Short Guide to Facilitating Risk Management. Co-authored by Ruth Murray-Webster.
Below is a list of our articles publised by professional organisations:
October 2008: Top Consultant Thought Leadership – “Making Conference Calls Work” here
September 2008: PROGM: The Programme Management Special Interest Group Newsletter – “Making Conference Calls Work” Penny provides tips for programme managers who need to make their conference calls really effective.
April 2008: Project Management Institute’s UK Newsletter – “Conference Calls Made Easy” Penny provides tips for project people to make their conference calls work effectively.
January 2008: British Computer Society’s ITNow – ‘Making Project Workshops Work.’ Penny brings key tips for IT project workshops by invitation from the BCS. See also ‘What an elephant is like’ on the BCS website.
December 2007: ProgM: The Programme Management Specific Interest Group Newsletter – “A Programme Manager meets the Ghosts of Meetings Past, Present and Future.” With Tim Mortimer, an expert in team performance, Penny reviews the past and present of programme meetings and looks forward to the possibilities for the future in a fun imitation of Dickens’ Christmas Carol.
November 2007: Project Management Institute’s UK Newsletter – “Making Project Meetings Work” Penny provides tips and templates to help Project Managers make their meetings work.
October 2007: ProgM: The Programme Management Specific Interest Group Newsletter – “Choosing and Using a Facilitator” Penny highlights the pros and cons of different ways of finding a facilitator to make your meetings work.
September 2007: ProgM: The Programme Management Specific Interest Group Newsletter – “Making Programme Workshops Work” Penny’s article received the highest click-through rates of all of the guest contributors to this online newsletter, from their circulation of more than 2000 programme managers
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