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
28/03/2017

Are you already a project manager?

Practical questions for people considering becoming a PMP® Are you one of those people who friends turn to for help in the community or with an event? Do you always plan when going on vacation or make sure you have a shopping list before buying groceries? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, […]

Project Management
20/12/2016

News that program management legislation is now law is great for the industry

News that President Barack Obama has signed into law the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act is great for the industry. As studies from the Project Management Institute (PMI®) have shown over the years, certified Project Management Professionals (PMP®) earn on average up to 20% more than their non-certified colleagues. Knowing the value of project […]

Performance Measurement
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
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
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