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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.

How can PRINCE2 help you during different stages in your career?
Posted on Monday, 30th July 2018 13:49
Submitted by ILX Marketing Team
PRINCE2 isn’t just the world’s most popular Project Management methodology, it can also help you boost the power of your CV. Even though it won’t guarantee you a job (it’s up to you to wow the interviewer!) it can help your chances significantly. Here are our 5 top ways how PRINCE2 can help you out at different stages of your career.
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Mindful Leadership in the Workplace: How to Get Started
Posted on Tuesday, 15th May 2018 16:57
Submitted by ILX Marketing Team
Mindfulness is a meditation technique that focuses not on achieving a state of calm, but on observing thoughts and emotions as they are. The practice originates from Buddhism, but doesn’t require any spiritual inclination, and has been proven to have incredibly positive effects on mental health and wellbeing. What we’re interested in exploring however, is how being mindful can improve our leadership skills.
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Why did I become a Project Manager?
Posted on Monday, 26th March 2018 16:09
Submitted by ILX Marketing Team
This month’s blog entry comes from guest blogger and PRINCE2 certified Project Manager, Phil Doyle. Phil has a strong interest in metrics and process improvement and has worked in a variety of project management roles, particularly in the IT sector. He’s also passionate about what he describes as the ‘fusion of the theoretical and the actual’: how best practice methodologies could have helped real-life projects. To see more of Phil’s work, visit his website ‘Project Health Check’, where he writes a number of blog posts. 
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Combining PRINCE2 and Scrum
Posted on Wednesday, 21st February 2018 15:40
Submitted by ILX Marketing Team
The Six Nations Championship is underway, which has us thinking about project management (of course). Dr Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber actually invented a rugby-inspired management process named Scrum back in 1995. Like a rugby scrum, its short meetings offer a chance for project team members to reset and regroup.
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Managing a Football Team Like a PRINCE2 Project
Posted on Friday, 2nd February 2018 17:58
Submitted by ILX Marketing Team
It’s Super Bowl weekend, so (naturally) we’re thinking about project management. We’re not, however, going to discuss the processes and logistics that go into organising an event like this. We’re going to outline why a football game is just like a project.
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5 Project Red Flags
Posted on Friday, 26th January 2018 17:30
Submitted by ILX Marketing Team
Not all projects are created equal. Some are fundamentally flawed, and they usually display at least one of these warning signs. If you can spot any of these five red flags early enough, you'll be better prepared to stamp them out, or avoid managing a doomed project altogether.
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