Is the programme good publicity for the profession? Some may argue that it has put project management in the public domain, it is seen weekly by millions of people and that any publicity is good publicity.
Others contend that the quality, ability and effectiveness of many participants who act as project managers on the series are so poor that all they do is lend the profession to ridicule.
Would you be proud to tell your children watching the programme that you are a project manager and that the project managers on this show are examples of what you do at work?
Has anyone actually seen any elements of project management competency on display?
Perhaps the contestants should be given a brief induction into what formal project management is about when they join the show. They should be told to:
Listen to the brief, to your colleagues, and to the experts.