Claim your PRINCE2© membership

Posted on: 10th October 2017

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

Posted on: 2nd August 2017

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

Posted on: 16th June 2017

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?

Posted on: 30th May 2017

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

Posted on: 30th May 2017

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

Posted on: 17th May 2017

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

Project Pro for Office 365 vs. Microsoft Project

Posted on: 16th May 2017

Microsoft Project verses Project Pro for Office 365 Why should you consider moving your projects from standalone client machines with Microsoft Project to Project Pro for Office 365? Introduction Microsoft uses the term Project Portfolio Management (PPM) to refer to a group of components that includes Microsoft Project Professional, Project Server and Project Web App. It’s

Skills of a Project Manager

Posted on: 16th January 2017

Skills of a Project Manager Project management is a growing profession and changing fast. It has never been so important for project professionals to demonstrate their skills and for organisations to assess their capability. The tools and techniques of project management are universal and a good project manager should be able to add value in any environment. The