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How to Start a Project: 5 Easy Tips

The start of a project is often the most intimidating.  You can make it easier on yourself with the right plan, team and full stakeholder support. Here are five tips for starting a project. When you lay the groundwork with a good start, it will pay off all the way to the end. Here are five tips for...

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Guarantee a Successful Project Transition in 5 Steps

Whether a project is changing hands, or someone new is taking over, a transition is a make-or-break point for a project. If expectations or risks are not communicated effectively, a project can fall victim to scope creep, or miss the original goals entirely. According to the Project Management Insti...

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ILX releases Tackling Resource Shortage in the Project Management Industry, a whitepaper

During December 2016 and January 2017, ILX Group ran a survey to gauge the current state of the project management industry. We have now released a whitepaper that summarises the key findings of the 20-question survey, which was completed by 2,554 respondents — all active Project, Programme and P...

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How to Template a Project Plan Using PRINCE2, PMP & APM

At its most basic level, a project plan answers the questions ‘why’, ‘what’, ‘who’ and ‘when’. Here, we’ll create a product plan template informed by PRINCE2, PMP and APM. Showing how these three major frameworks outline plans will help you understand and make your own. They may also boost your unde...

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CERTX: Saudi Arabia’s first professional certification conference

From May 16-18 this year, Riyadh will host the first International Conference and Exhibition for Professional Certification (CERTX) at the Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski. CERTX will play host to an exhibition of over 50 organisations from this industry, to begin introducing international qual...

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APM – The First Royal Charter Institution in Project Management

On April 1, the Association for Project Management (APM) became a full Chartered body. The Royal Charter is a mark of quality for APM, and is a huge achievement for project management, given this profession is relatively new. What is a Royal Charter? Royal Charters are a way of incorporating bodie...

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BCS Software Testing Practitioner – Why You Shouldn’t Pursue This Course

In June, the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) will launch a Successful Candidate Register. AXELOS has had a lot of success with its own version for courses we run, which include PRINCE, ITIL and M_o_R. ISTQB’s will display passes for every type of certification in their po...

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