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True. But. Useless. published on 17/02/2017 by John Edmonds

  True. But. Useless. Is your knowledge all absolutely, technically true, but has no practical relevance? We know a lot of things, don’t we? I have worked in training and education within the project management community for longer than I am willing to admit. Recently, while I was leading a PRINCE2 training course, a delegate asked

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15 Top Tips to Help You Become a Practitioner published on 16/01/2017 by Aimee Gibbons

15 To Tips to help you prepare for your PRINCE2, MSP, Change Management, Agile, Better Business Cases and other Foundation and Practitioner examinations. Being prepared for any examination takes planning and preparation – a bit like running a project! Over the years, we have seen many people take their Foundation and Practitioner exams in a

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Tips and Tricks published on 29/11/2016 by Maya Eadie

Project Management Tips and Tricks Lesson #50 Ten Top Tips for Leading Successful Change published 20/1/2017   Lesson #49 Ten Top Tips for Leading Successful Change published 19/1/2017 Lesson #48 Ten Top Tips for Leading Successful Change published 15/1/2017 Lesson #47 Ten Top Tips for Leading Successful Change published 14/1/2017 Lesson #46 Ten Top Tips

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When 3 + 2 doesn’t equal 5 published on 07/09/2016 by John Edmonds
The Hierarchy of Project Variables published on 02/08/2016 by John Edmonds
If you train them, they will leave! published on 15/06/2016 by Maya Eadie
STOP!  Check before you buy… published on 13/06/2016 by John Edmonds
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Patrick Mayfield at Symphera Project Management Conference in Prague published on 03/12/2015 by Patrick Mayfield

For the second year running Patrick Mayfield attended the Autumn Symphera PM conference in Prague as one of a line-up of distinguished guest speakers. Presenting to an audience of practitioners, trainers and consultants he took as his theme this year the subject of how we manage projects in a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous world.

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We are at Better Business Cases Users Autumn Meet #APMGBBC published on 20/11/2015 by Maya Eadie

Come and talk to our Better Business Cases expert Anne Bellingan.       When: Friday, 20th November 2015, 9.30am-12.30pm Where: One Great George Street, Westminster, London Entry costs: FREE to attend and includes light refreshments You will get to meet our Accredited Training Organisations (ATOs), listen to talks from experts within the industry including Andy Blazey, Director

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Stakeholder Engagement in Action – Case Study published on 21/03/2017 by John Edmonds

Introduction I recently ran a series of training courses and workshops for a major international client around the topic of Stakeholder Engagement. This is a subject that they take very seriously, to the extent of setting up an entire department for engaging with their vast array of stakeholders. I was with them for a relatively

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When 3 + 2 doesn’t equal 5 published on 07/09/2016 by John Edmonds

“Just sit there and listen” – Not on our courses! I’m often asked why we design and deliver our PRINCE2 Practitioner courses in the way we do.” Why is your course designed this way?”, people enquire (see, I told you that’s what happens). Before I explain why, let me just briefly explore what we do, and

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If you train them, they will leave! published on 15/06/2016 by Maya Eadie

If you train them, they will leave! The worrying response to the skills shortage It’s a tough one for me, as a learning and development professional, to understand. The mindset that believes that if we train people we are simply giving them a ticket to another job, we’ve made them more marketable and they are

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STOP!  Check before you buy… published on 13/06/2016 by John Edmonds
Stakeholder Engagement – Who sets the ‘Tone’? published on 06/06/2016 by John Edmonds
Learning from Experience – How to Apply it published on 24/11/2015 by Maya Eadie
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