Trends for 2017 in project management
Trends in Project Management are forever evolving and 2017 looks like this pattern will continue with the advent of more tools to make things easier alongside the demand for certified practitioners. Here’s our top two for the coming year: Remote working will continue its importance Agile project management means often your team isn’t in the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
10 tips to help you achieve your project planning goals
As a project manager, your daily calendar is more than likely full to bursting with project planning goals. You are relied upon by many people at all levels of the enterprise to deliver on projects. Your time is limited and valuable – but there are ways that you can plan for strategic alignment and ensure […]
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 […]
D01 – Introduction to Project Management Processes
Module D01 of our 35 hour online PMP training course looks in more depth at the Project Management Institute’s PMBOK Guide and how it uses project management processes and process groups. The aim of the module is to give the student a breakdown of these processes and process groups which will increase their skills in […]
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 […]
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 […]