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Shining a spotlight on The Menopause Charity - Our ILX Group charity of the year

Last year, through a range of fundraising activity including a hike up Mount Snowdon, a Tough Mudder and multiple bake sales, we were able to raise a total of £8,174 for our two focus charities, Cardiomyopathy UK and Don’t Lost Hope. This year we’ve selected our new charity, The Menopause Charity...

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Become a Chartered Project Professional (ChPP): A roadmap through the Praxis Framework™

According to a report from the Association for Project Management, 58% of Chartered Project Professionals (ChPP) earn over £70,000 annually. The ChPP is an APM Recognised Assessment Scheme, reaching this standard is a professional benchmark that demonstrates an individual’s ability to consistently d...

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Why is the Praxis Framework™ essential for effective project, programme, and portfolio management (P3M)?

Project managers face many challenges in their day-to-day work from ensuring that scope and budgets do not creep beyond initial agreements, to maintaining good communication throughout the project team and meeting fast-approaching deadlines. Implementing a structured approach, such as the Praxis...

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Support (or lack of) from internal and external stakeholders can make or break a project

In this series of blogs we’ve been outlining core skills that teams need for managing projects, programmes, and portfolios. In this last one, we’re discussing why stakeholder management is an essential ability. The importance of stakeholder management The public sector, as well as other organi...

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Effective communication is essential to the success of projects, programmes, and portfolios

In our last four blogs we’ve discussed some core skills that will help teams to improve the way they manage projects, programmes, and portfolios. And in this one we’re going to outline why good communication skills are essential. Why should your teams develop communication skills? Good communi...

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Ensure your project budgets are based on reliable projections

Over the last week or so our blog series has identified the importance of three core skills that your teams need when managing projects, programmes and portfolios. In this blog, we’re going to look at the impact that ineffective budget management may have. Why do your public sector teams need goo...

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Allocating time resources effectively will help you meet project deadlines

In the last of our two blogs, we discussed how planning and risk management are core skills that your teams need when managing project, programmes, and portfolios for your departments. In this blog, we’re going to look at the impact that poor time management will have on your department or organi...

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