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Do you know how to create a successful work breakdown structure?

By ILX Team | 28 February 2018

As we all know, no matter how big the task you can get on top of it by organising it into manageable chunks. If you are struggling to work out how to organise the tasks within your project, an effective work breakdown structure (WBS, found in the APM Body of Knowledge and the PMBOK Guide, Sixth Edit...

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12 Leadership Styles of the Chinese Zodiac

By ILX Team | 16 February 2018

To celebrate this Chinese New Year of the Dog, we thought we'd put a Project Management twist on the animals of the zodiac, and match them to 12 different leadership styles! Which one are you? The Rat (2008, 1996, 1984, 1972, 1960, 1948) – Coaching Leadership Rats are believed to have generall...

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Project Manage Your Valentine's Day

By ILX Team | 13 February 2018

You may believe that Valentine’s Day is about flowers, chocolates, expensive watches and other material goods, but you’re wrong: it’s about Project Management. When we think about it - whether you’re happily single, coupled or hoping to find that special someone – treating every one of your Valentin...

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Joining Sponsors Anonymous?

By ILX Team | 6 February 2018

Here's the 10-point programme you're going to need! Spare a thought for the executive level of project leadership — those of us who may be designated project executives, project sponsors, senior owners, and the like. These people are generally senior members of staff, and therefore (by common a...

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How to Get a Project Management Job

By ILX Team | 23 January 2018

A project manager takes charge planning, executing and delivering projects. Project managers can work in any industry. They're most often associated with engineering, finance, IT and marketing. Not only is it a satisfying role, it's also in high demand. These are the steps you should follow to ge...

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PRINCE2 Games

By ILX Team | 28 December 2017

Roll up roll up! We have recently added a great selection of classic games with a project management twist. Race around to collect jewels in Inca Treasure, or see who can make it to the end of the Snakes and Ladders board. These are free to play games where you can test your understanding of t...

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ILX's The Apprentice Review - Episode 7

By ILX Team | 16 November 2017

Episode 7 of The Apprentice brought the long-awaited advertising task to our screens. The two teams each had to create a 20-second video advertisement and series of digital advertising screens for a new car. We saw people attempting to do as much as possible, and others apparently not doing enou...

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