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Project Management: 3 Key Secrets to Achieving Project Success

Organisations continuously experience increased competition and market disruptions. Effective project management practices enable organisations to achieve success and desired outcomes. Projects are therefore vital for driving improvements within the organisations. However, project failure rates are still quite high as 15% of projects were deemed failures in 2018 according to a PMI® survey of 4,455 Project Management Practitioners.1 This poses a question of what can you do to avoid such scenario [...]

By |November 21st, 2018|Categories: SkillPoint Blog|

3 key differences between Project Management and Change Management

The terms Project Management and Change Management are frequently used interchangeably, however, despite some similarities, they represent two completely different disciplines. Projects are initiatives of temporary nature that organisations undertake to develop unique products, services, processes or specific results. Project Management is the discipline that explores the effective management of such initiatives. There are five groups of processes that Project Management is traditionally split, consisting of i) project initiation, ii) [...]

By |October 31st, 2018|Categories: SkillPoint Blog|

Project Management: What is the ‘Triple Constraint’ model?

Project Management: What is the ‘Triple Constraint’ model? The project management theory suggests that projects, whatever their purpose, goal or type, are typically constrained by three key elements: scope, time and cost. The Triple Constraint model is one name used to describe these elements, another popular name being the Project Triangle. The elements of the Triple Constraint model are variable by name. For example, cost is sometimes being referred to [...]

By |September 18th, 2018|Categories: SkillPoint Blog|

5 Key Steps to a Career Change

Nowadays, making a career change is a much more common practice than it used to be. In fact, employers increasingly value candidates who have transferrable skills and experiences to bring from other specialisms as it is likely to enable disruptive thinking and improvements to their business. If you are not satisfied with your current employment situation and are considering changing your career, there are a number of steps you should [...]

By |August 8th, 2018|Categories: SkillPoint Blog|

Certified professionals earn more!

Achievement of a professional certification demonstrates to current and prospective employers that you possess the required knowledge, skills and competencies for a professional role. Undertaking Continuous Professional Development (CPD) activities indicates that your knowledge and skills are up-to-date and competitive. Therefore, getting certified will enable you to improve your job prospects and, with the right effort and focus, get a job offer for a position you want. Whether you are [...]

By |July 11th, 2018|Categories: SkillPoint Blog|

Entering a Project Management career

Nowadays, projects are a fundamental aspect of any workplace. Companies are aiming to adapt to changing market environments and high competition levels, resulting in new projects for the work that is outside of their standard business-as-usual (BAU) activities. The constant need to adapt and change creates a high demand for project management professionals. Project Management is becoming an ever-popular career choice by aspiring professionals, because of its demand, salaries, prospects, [...]

By |June 14th, 2018|Categories: SkillPoint Blog|

Introduction of PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation

In March AXELOS announced the launch of the PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation certification. PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation will be a new entry requirement for the PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner certification, enabling project managers outside of the existing PRINCE2 community to explore the PRINCE2 Agile® method. Background Since the launch in 2015, PRINCE2 Agile® was a single-tier Practitioner certification. The PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner certification provides guidance on tailoring PRINCE2 in an agile environment. It [...]

By |April 13th, 2018|Categories: SkillPoint Blog|

Benefits of E-learning

In the world where change is constant, the need for Continuous Personal and Professional Development (CPD) is on the rise. E-learning is a great option for people who would like to upskill or advance their careers. Five key benefits of e-learning courses are outlined below: Convenience and Flexibility E-learning courses are accessible via a variety of web-enabled devices from anywhere where you can access the internet. These courses can be [...]

By |April 13th, 2018|Categories: SkillPoint Blog|

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