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PRINCE2 and MSP eLearning Now Available at Silicon Beach

Written by Andy Trainer – Tue 30 Sep 2014

New for October 2014: Gain your PRINCE2 and MSP Practitioner Qualifications online with our APMG accredited range of eLearning packages.

PRINCE2 and MSP eLearning

PRINCE2 and MSP training continue to rise in popularity but not everyone can take a full week off work to attend a training course.

eLearning allows you to gain your certificate in your own time, at your own pace and for less than a classroom based course.

Choose from a range of packages including our complete Practitioner package that includes everything you need to gain your PRINCE2 or MSP Practitioner certificate:

  • 6 months access to eLearning
  • Official AXELOS manual
  • Accredited trainer support
  • Foundation and Practitioner exam simulations
  • Online Foundation exam
  • Online Practitioner exam

Click here for a demo of the eLearning platform or call us on 01273 622272 for more information.

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PRINCE2 Quiz Part 1: PRINCE2 Principles

Written by Andy Trainer – Sun 06 Apr 2014

Welcome to the first part of our PRINCE2® Quiz, which will test your knowledge of PRINCE2 Processes & Themes.

PRINCE2 Quiz Part 1

If you are completely new to PRINCE2, we recommend visiting our PRINCE2 Resources page, full of free guides, tips and diagrams to help learn about PRINCE2.

The quiz is made up of 11 Bite-Sized Parts - each with 5 questions.

It should take you no longer than two minutes to complete each part.

Get 5 or more correct answers to pass!

Quiz questions are written by Silicon Beach Training, this content is not supplied by AXELOS.

Passing this quiz does not indicate that you will pass a PRINCE2 Foundation or Practitioner Exam.

For full PRINCE2 training and certification attend a Foundation or Practitioner course at Silicon Beach.

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International PM Day: Learn Something New about Project Management

Written by Andy Trainer – Thu 07 Nov 2013

Learn something new about Project Management on International Project Management Day.

International Project Management Day

We've been writing about Project Management, PRINCE2 and MS Project for over five years now to get people interested in project management and support attendees on our courses.

Below is my list of what I think are the best project management resources, guides, tips and blog posts published on our site. I've put them together today in recognition of International Project Management Day to help aspiring and experienced project managers improve their skills and manager better projects.

I've covered all angles and all abilities so whether you're new to project management or have 20 years of experience you can learn something new today.

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The Best Online Project Management Communities

Written by Andy Trainer – Mon 28 Oct 2013

There are plenty of blog and Twitter lists around, but for the first time here is the most complete list of Project Management communities on the web.

If you're new to project management then this is a great way to learn from others in the field and pick up some helpful advice; of course the best way to get started it with our Project Management for Beginners Course!

These resources aren't just for beginners- many of the communities include very experienced project managers who are there to help others and work on the more complicated areas of the discipline. PRINCE2 Practitioners are common in the groups which make them the perfect location to get advice passing your exam.

Online Project Management Communities

Without further ado here's the list, which includes all the best places that project managers connect and hang out online.

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How to Close a Project Early

Written by Andy Trainer – Wed 04 Sep 2013

close project early

Having to close a project earlier than anticipated can be a big disappointment and source of concern for Project Managers.

On the other hand, premature closure should be considered as a learning opportunity and even a chance to salvage useful products other than those planned.

With this in mind, the PRINCE2 methodology is focused on controlling every aspect of a project, including its closure, and gleaning as much use out of work done as possible.

Closing a project early can become the best course of action in a number of situations, e.g.

  • If an unforeseen dependency comes into play
  • If the budget for time or cost goes too far beyond agreed tolerance
  • If the budget has to be reconsidered due to reasons beyond the project itself (e.g. programme or corporate budget cuts)

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