05/09/2017

Best practices as we head into the Fall project management season

As we hit Fall project management professionals may be searching for a new job or a new proposal to sink their teeth into or looking to top up their qualification with Professional Development Units. In this blog, we’ll be looking at some of the best practices for submitting for a project, for obtaining PDUs or preparing […]

Project Management
22/06/2017

Where did the concept of project management originate?

In a fascinating article Rebekah Peterman talks about the concepts of project management and how it originated. The piece is interesting as it takes the Wikipedia definition of project management… “the discipline of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria. A project […]

Project Management
06/10/2016

The top 5 skills of a successful project manager

Anyone working in project management knows the importance of training and continued personal development.  Being a good project manager requires expertise in many areas, varying on the industry they work in. Whether you are a recruiter wondering what qualities to look for in a successful project manager, trying to break into this industry yourself or […]

Project Management
21/09/2016

The 7 pain points of project management

Managing any project is a multi-disciplinary undertaking. Making sure you’ve had the proper training to allow you to do so is vital. Here at Off Peak Training we’ve highlighted seven key issues which will be faced by all project managers in our – 7 pain points of project management – advice. Mastering these seven pain […]

Project Management
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
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