Project Management Training Course Reviews

Project management training courses reviewed by a real student. Get honest opinions from an expert project manager who has really checked out the course.

PRINCE2 Agile Training: Logical Model Online Training Review
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PRINCE2 Agile Training: Logical Model Online Training Review

Training Company: Logical Model Product reviewed: PRINCE2 Agile® Bundle (includes exam fee, self-paced online training, support and mock exam) Other products offered by this training company: PRINCE2®, PMP Exam Prep, other online PM courses including How to Estimate, Recovery of Troubled Projects, Project Governance. See the whole list here. Trainer: Simon Harris PRINCE2® is a…

Review: Primavera P6 Video Training
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Review: Primavera P6 Video Training

Project management tools come in many shapes and flavours, and most of what I review is software designed to manage small and medium-sized projects. Primavera, on the other hand, is an enterprise-grade software solution aimed at companies with a mature approach to project management probably with a programme or portfolio management approach in hand too….

Review: uCertify’s PMI-RMP Prepkit
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Review: uCertify’s PMI-RMP Prepkit

This is a review of the PMI-RMP Prepkit course version 5, first published in 2018. If you are planning to take the PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)® credential, then you’d be advised to get yourself some study materials. After all, the Practice Standard for Project Risk Management doesn’t exactly make riveting reading, and PMI itself…

Villanova Friday: The conclusions

Villanova Friday: The conclusions

For the last 8 weeks I have been taking the Maximising IT/IS Team Effectiveness course with Villanova University. I’ve been blogging about my experiences of the virtual learning environment in this series. Over the years I have tried classroom courses, a weekend project management courses and distance learning. The Villanova experience added to the range…

Villanova Friday, Week 8: 3 Steps to Build Resiliency in Project Teams
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Villanova Friday, Week 8: 3 Steps to Build Resiliency in Project Teams

It’s the last week of the Maximising IT/IS Team Effectiveness course that I am taking with Villanova University. The focus this week has been on managing others and establishing an environment that moves others through change. One of the lectures was on creating resiliency in your project team. Why do we need resiliency? IT projects…

Villanova Friday, Week 7: Damage Control
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Villanova Friday, Week 7: Damage Control

This week on the Maximizing IT/IS Team Effectiveness course I am taking with Villanova University we looked at managing expectations. There was a whole lecture on damage control, which could have been subtitled When Project Managers Lie About Progress. I once worked with a contract project manager who routinely reported that all his tasks were…