11/09/2016

R01 – PMP Exam Advice

Our final look at the content available to students in our PMP Exam Prep (35 Hours Online) course is section R01 – PMP Exam Advice. Christopher Talmont, PMP Director of Program Management, goes through a number of strategies and tips for how to prepare for the four-hour exam. The most vital aspect of preparation before […]

PMI, PMP, Project Management, Training
17/07/2016

B02 – What is Project Management?

In a recent blog we looked at an introduction to project management and at the Off Peak Training approach to studying for the Project Management Institute’s exam. Today we’re going to go into this a little bit deeper and look at what is project management. This forms section B02 of our 35 hour online PMP […]

PMI, PMP, Project Management, Training
11/06/2016

A05 – the Off Peak training approach

Preparing for a Project Management Professional exam can be nerve wracking process involving hours and hours of study. For many, the pressure of facing the exam results in a sense of fear that they won’t be able to retain the information required to pass and worry about actually taking it. Off Peak Training can help […]

PMI, PMP, Project Management, Training
10/06/2016

Could a project manager role be your career choice?

Whether you’re leaving education and making decisions about initial career options, or thinking about switching careers, you may wonder if you have what it takes to become a project manager. We have put together 8 facts on project management to help you decide if it is the right career choice for you. 1. A very […]

PMP, Project Management
14/05/2016

A Guide to Gantt Charts for Project Managers

An estimated 57% of all projects fail due to a breakdown in communications. To this end, many project managers use Gantt charts to formulate a visual representation of their project’s progress and negotiate around the many communications-related issues that could derail it. Gantt charts – charts that represent the amount of work that needs to […]

Project Management, Training
07/01/2016

How do you measure project success?

Project success is generally measured in terms of on-time delivery, on-budget delivery and customer satisfaction. However, this can shift, depending on the ever-changing requirements and preferences of your corporate leadership and project customer. The term “make it profitable” can be used to quantify a success – or delivering on time – or both. On the […]

Project Management, Training
03/12/2015

Take a theatrical approach to project management!

Shakespeare and Project Management may seem like an odd comparison – however, just like a great theatre production, correct project management requires well-defined roles. By clearly determining the roles for each team member, you can help everyone on a project to perform better. A theatrical approach works Taking a theatrical approach may not be what […]

PMP, Project Management
26/11/2015

3 Signs you need a Project Management solution

A Project Management solution is a crucial activity for most businesses – it enables companies to take on more clients, expand and implement larger, more complex systems. However, all of these additional processes can become difficult to manage – and that’s where a project management solution comes in – helping organizations to meet new challenges […]

PMP, Project Management, Software