Author Archives: Tim Whitaker

ProQual Approved Centre for Drone courses

ProQual Approved Centre for Drone courses

October 23rd, 2018 0 Comments

IPSO FACTO – ProQual Approved Training Centre ****  IPSO FACTO is now an approved ProQual centre to deliver two of its most exciting courses **** Qualification: ProQual Level 3 Certificate in the Remote Piloting of Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Commercial Operation Qualification: ProQual Level 4 Diploma in the Remote Piloting of Unmanned Aircraft Systems for ...

Time Management – Overloaded at work; Reduced effectiveness

Time Management – Overloaded at work; Reduced effectiveness

May 31st, 2018 0 Comments

What skills are required for effective time management? Some of these skills include: Setting clear goals | Breaking your goals into discreet steps | Reviewing progress towards your goals | Action Planning. Other skills include, prioritising – focusing on urgent and important tasks rather than those that are not important or don’t move you towards your goals; organising ...

Customise your 365 SharePoint system to meet your Business needs

Customise your 365 SharePoint system to meet your Business needs

April 11th, 2018 0 Comments

SHAREPOINT 365 BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT SOLUTION Your 365 SharePoint system can be customised to match your business processes and automate reporting. The following table outlines the steps required to customise your system, test its operability and train your staff. IPSO FACTO has provided tailored Microsoft SharePoint and related application training and consultancy for more than 15 ...

5 Reasons why projects “Fail”

5 Reasons why projects “Fail”

December 15th, 2017 0 Comments

Why do projects fail? If we had a magic ball that could tell us why projects fail we could make millions. Entire organisations can be lost because of it. Maybe even two – the delivery organisation and the outside customer. And if it’s a huge project for an internal business unit or group there’s an ...

Claim your PRINCE2© membership

Claim your PRINCE2© membership

October 10th, 2017 0 Comments

One year’s PRINCE2 membership is now included with all PRINCE2 2017 Practitioner exams Use membership to maintain your PRINCE2 2017 certificate. Access online templates, toolkits and resources to apply PRINCE2 in your role. Claim your PRINCE2 digital badge as proof of your knowledge and skills. How to claim When you register for your exam make ...

Project Manager Salary Survey 2017

Project Manager Salary Survey 2017

August 2nd, 2017 0 Comments

The APM’s Salary and Market Trends Survey 2017. By The Chartered Body for the Project Profession This is the largest survey of its kind in our profession with nearly 6,000 participants. It provides a great benchmark for all of us and, let’s be honest, there’s nothing more interesting than taking a peek inside the mystery ...

Collaborative benifits of Microsoft Project and Project Online 2016

Collaborative benifits of Microsoft Project and Project Online 2016

June 16th, 2017 0 Comments

Client based Microsoft Project vs Project Online   Historically most users of Microsoft Project have the software installed on their work computer, as do their work colleagues. With this setup its difficult to share and manage common company resources and report progress across multiple projects. You could embed projects and share resources with a common resource ...

Do you have the right skills to be a Project Manager?

Do you have the right skills to be a Project Manager?

May 30th, 2017 0 Comments

What are the skills required of a Project Manager? Are you considering project management as a career? Which out of all the project management courses do you choose to start your career. What does it take to become a project manager? Many project management skills and attributes can be self-taught, but only you know whether ...

PRINCE2® 2017 upgrade video

PRINCE2® 2017 upgrade video

May 30th, 2017 0 Comments

PRINCE2® is changing in 2017. First new PRINCE2 2017 course planned to start July 2017. Last old PRINCE2 2009 course will run at the end of December 2017. The PRINCE2 accreditation authority “AXELOS” is publishing a new edition of the PRINCE2 guidance, in addition to updating both the Foundation and Practitioner examinations. These will be ...

PDU’s: Earning and Claiming

PDU’s: Earning and Claiming

May 17th, 2017 0 Comments

Professional Development Units: PDU’s The PMI uses continuing certification, PDUs to maintain your professional qualification. PDUs are used to measure the time and effort a project management professional spends in maintaining their PMI certification. Many of IPSO FACTO’s courses are project management related and therefore relevant to PMI professional development. You can claim PDU’s from relevant ...