Project Management

PRINCE2® 2017 – It’s now live – mostly!

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Back in January we reported that PRINCE2, arguably the world’s most popular project management methodology, is undergoing a major update, its first since 2009. Axelos announces major update to PRINCE2® We are pleased to announce that ‘most’ of our very extensive PRINCE2 classroom courses are live on the new version […]

Association for Project Management (APM) – Salary and Market Trends Survey 2017

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The Association for Project Management (APM) has published its new annual Salary and Market Trends Survey for 2017. With nearly 6,000 participants, the report is one of the largest in the project management profession detailing lots of useful information about salaries and the market – the report highlights: The average […]

PRINCE2 2017 – Launch Dates announced

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PRINCE2 2017 Courses Available from 10th July! As detailed below we are pleased to announce that we will now have courses on the 2017 version from the 10th July 2017 (from some suppliers) with the majority on the new version from the beginning of August 2017. This new version (with […]

PRINCE2® 2017 – Update

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Back in January we reported that PRINCE2, arguably the world’s most popular project management method, is undergoing a major update, its first since 2009. Axelos announces major update to PRINCE2® Due for release in mid-2017, Axelos has announced that the revisions will place a strong emphasis on the scalability and […]

Becoming a Certified Scrum Developer (CSD)

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If you are interested in achieving the CSD certification there are several training tracks to choose from. In this article we look at the options available. What is a Certified Scrum Developer? The Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) certification is designed for developers and programmers that are building software in a […]

APM Project Management Awards 2017 – entries now being accepted

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The APM (Association for Project Management) Project Management Awards, have been celebrating exceptional achievements in project management for over 20 years and are once again accepting entries for the 2017 Awards with a broader choice of categories to give a wider range of projects, programmes and professionals from any sector […]

Become PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner qualified in just 4 days!

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Normally the Focus on Training extensive range of PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner courses take five days to complete and become accredited, however following much demand, and the success of the courses in January, we have now secured a number of 4 day versions of the course (longer hours) over Easter […]

Association for Project Management (APM) receives Royal Charter

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From the APM website For nearly 800 years Royal Charters have been awarded to professional bodies, learned societies and world-class institutions that represent the values of trust, respect and reliability. In April 2017 the Association for Project Management (APM) joins this group of organisations by becoming the Chartered body for the […]

Time to renew your PRINCE2 Certification?

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To ensure you keep your PRINCE2 Practitioner status and knowledge up-to-date, it is important to renew the qualification before the 5 year expiry date. The rules around re-registration are changing… As you may be aware, Axelos recently announced that PRINCE2 is undergoing an update which will be launched by mid-2017. […]

Agile Scrum methodology and a Rugby Scrum – any similarities?

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With the Rugby Six Nations now well under way, and the usual excitement of two packs of eight crashing in to each other (joke as in reality it is now 8 people pushing lightly against another 8 people before one of them falls in a heap on the floor and […]