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PRINCE2 Project Management Articles, Videos and Other Useful Resources. Providing free info, hints & tips, guides and other useful resources to those that use PRINCE2 as a Project Management methodology.

Feeling the force of industry rivalry in assessing competition
Posted on Monday, 14th July 2014 10:46
Submitted by ILX Marketing Team
There is a competitive streak in all of us to some degree. It is undoubtedly stronger in some than in others, but it definitely exists. The presence of competition in a work or sporting context brings the best out of some people. Indeed, it is often the biggest measure of someone’s ability to see how they respond to adversity and the threat of competition from rivals.
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Do e-Universities Provide the Same Level of ‘Real-Life’ Education?
Posted on Friday, 16th May 2014 15:57
Submitted by ILX Marketing Team
As a provider of both internet based and land-based teaching courses, we are able to say that we place a lot of value in the idea of mobile learning. E-learning has all the benefits of a contemporary lifestyle whilst adopting the university based ideals of self-motivated learning. But do land-based teaching courses offer anything that e-learning can’t?
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Managing Risk in Project Management (MoP™)
Posted on Thursday, 17th April 2014 17:37
Submitted by ILX Marketing Team
All projects come with an element of risk, that’s just a fact, but there are many ways in which great project managers are able to manage this risk, keeping it from derailing a project and spelling failure for them and their team. It doesn’t matter how confident the project team are when entering into their new venture, risks are seemingly always there, and are very hard to avoid, and it’s important for project managers to know how to avoid them, manage them and resolve any problems caused throu...
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How Finishing Projects Early Can Also Improve Quality
Posted on Friday, 28th March 2014 17:35
Submitted by ILX Marketing Team
In an ideal world, we’d all finish up on projects well ahead of schedule, doing away with any chance of procrastination and eradicating those annoying little speed bumps that come up along the way. But this isn’t an ideal world, as we all know, and the reality is that, in the IT sector as well as almost every other industry, some 75% of projects fail because of missed deadlines. When dealing with clients and expectant managers, deadlines are just one of those necessary evils of being a project m...
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How Can You Stop Your Project From Falling Behind Schedule?
Posted on Tuesday, 18th March 2014 13:42
Submitted by Kerry Sheahan
Schedules are critical – they’re the glue that holds everything together and keeps things running smoothly, but they’re also the part of a project manager’s organisational structure that always seems to go out of the window first when things aren’t going according to plan. But, as most of us know, this can just exacerbate the problem and make things far more difficult in the long run, and there a several ways to avoid falling behind schedule when those little things start to build up against you...
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ILX Rides Cloud with New Training Courses
Posted on Monday, 17th March 2014 17:07
Submitted by Kerry Sheahan
With additional digital knowhow and skills in IT increasingly in demand for project managers and professionals in a range of other industries, it has become more important than ever for workers to engage in targeted training. At ILX, new courses in Cloud computing offer just that, with the expansion of courses on offer fitting in with the increasing demand within the industry for trained project managers with a wide skill set and knowledge of emerging technologies and trends. ILX is a leading...
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