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by elizabethblogs
Wed 29 Oct 2014 12:18 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Career move to Project Management - some questions
Replies: 13
Views: 12973

Re: Career move to Project Management - some questions

Hello Alex, If you decide to go for PRINCE2, my managing director Simon Buehring, a vastly experienced project manager, has produced some free eBooks for learning the basic themes, processes and principles: [link_open=http://www.knowledgetrain.co.uk/prince2-resources.php:3cavjbio]http://www.knowledg...
by elizabethblogs
Wed 15 Oct 2014 4:20 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Help: Programs & Projects / Best Project Management Methodology
Replies: 3
Views: 3779

Re: Help: Programs & Projects / Best Project Management Methodology

Hi Fariez, I believe I can help you with these questions, and hopefully this will help with your studies. In response to your first question, projects and programs can seem similar, as they both deliver a change and have a business case, as well as having a certain goal in mind. However, programs ac...
by elizabethblogs
Mon 11 Jun 2012 12:42 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Prince2 Self Study Course or Class Based Course
Replies: 6
Views: 13217

Re: Prince2 Self Study Course or Class Based Course

Hi i3666, I think it really depends on the elearning package that you choose. For example, Knowledge Train has their elearning packages here at [link_open=http://www.prince2-online.co.uk:30d9e2m6]http://www.prince2-online.co.uk[/link_open:30d9e2m6] as far as I know, the Practitioner exam pass rate i...
by elizabethblogs
Thu 15 Sep 2011 11:46 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Breaking into Project Management
Replies: 3
Views: 5164

Re: Breaking into Project Management

Hello,

It might be worth contacting a project management careers advice organisation or project management recruitment specialist. They may be able to give you an idea about employability in relation to the qualification you mention.

Hope this helps.

Liz
by elizabethblogs
Fri 12 Nov 2010 12:14 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: PRINCE2 exams
Replies: 1
Views: 4009

Re: PRINCE2 exams

My colleague, Kobus Scheepers, has also begun a series of blog articles about his weekly PRINCE2 courses. They're intended to give you a trainer's view on things. [link_open=http://www.knowledgetrain.co.uk/prince2-trainers-tips-1.php:2z36kej4]PRINCE2 Trainer's Tips 1[/link_open:2z36kej4] is his ...
by elizabethblogs
Wed 10 Nov 2010 2:14 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: How to start a career in project management?
Replies: 11
Views: 41315

Re: How to start a career in project management?

AspiringPM, In relation to the previous replies to your message, I thought it might be helpful to say that the training company I work for offer [link_open=http://www.knowledgetrain.co.uk/prince2-training-course-practitioner.php:1v37zj6u]PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner courses[/link_open:1v37zj6...
by elizabethblogs
Wed 03 Nov 2010 5:56 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: PRINCE2 exams
Replies: 1
Views: 4009

PRINCE2 exams

I'm writing a series of blog articles about what PRINCE2 exams are like. If you're aiming for PRINCE2 certification, then you'll probably have lots of questions about exam format, what preparing for exams is like on a PRINCE2 course, when you can use the manual, etc. Below are examples of questions ...
by elizabethblogs
Wed 09 Jun 2010 12:24 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Help! I'm new to PM and taking a project already started!
Replies: 5
Views: 7243

Re: Help! I'm new to PM and taking a project already started!

Hi Simone, It sounds like you're taking on quite a challenge, so it's important to make sure you're up to speed with what's happened on the project so far and what the plan is for the rest of it. You mention it's in its advanced stages, but just how close is it to completion, and is it on course to ...
by elizabethblogs
Mon 24 May 2010 4:58 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: What made you decide to work in project management?
Replies: 3
Views: 5681

Re: What made you decide to work in project management?

Thanks for your replies :) I certainly agree that, for some people, project management is an extension of their normal role at work. For others, it's what they want to base their careers around. The question of whether or not project management is a profession seems to be being hotly debated at the ...
by elizabethblogs
Tue 18 May 2010 5:03 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: What made you decide to work in project management?
Replies: 3
Views: 5681

What made you decide to work in project management?

Did you set out to be a project professional? Or have you gradually drifted into project work, perhaps after being asked to take on project responsibilities at work? On the project management courses that I help to organise, some people are retraining to work in pm, others have found that they need ...