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
16/12/2016

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 […]

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
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
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