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15 August, 2017

What PRINCE2® method does not give us and why?

By : Ravinder Saini

Question of the Month – November 2015

A PRINCE2® qualified Project Manager writes:

Since...

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17 February, 2017

True. But. Useless.

By : John Edmonds

True. But. Useless. Is your knowledge all absolutely, technically true, but has no practical relevance?

We...

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16 January, 2017

15 Top Tips to Help You Become a Practitioner

By : Aimee Gibbons

15 Top Tips to help you prepare for your PRINCE2, MSP, Change Management, Agile, Better Business Cases and...

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07 September, 2016

When 3 + 2 doesn’t equal 5

By : David Baker

I’m often asked why we design and deliver our PRINCE2 Practitioner courses in the way we do.” Why...

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02 August, 2016

The Hierarchy of Project Variables

By : David Baker

Practitioners of PRINCE2, the well-known project management method, will be familiar with the six project management variables. The...

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15 June, 2016

If you train them, they will leave!

By : James

It’s a tough one for me, as a learning and development professional, to understand. The mindset that believes that if...

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13 June, 2016

STOP! Check before you buy…

By : John Edmonds

Training Providers – they are not all the same!

Making a decision on which training provider...

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03 June, 2016

Question of the Month: What are the attributes of a good programme manager?

By : Richard Rose

Let us start with the basic understanding that the role of a programme manager is different from that of a...

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27 May, 2016

Classroom training – it’s not out of date, and it never will be!

By : John Edmonds

Why we should not lose sight of an ‘old technology’ in the face of new ideas

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06 May, 2016

5,000 to 1- What are your chances of achieving good stakeholder engagement?

By : John Edmonds

Achieving good stakeholder engagement

5,000 to 1 – we have all seen recently the fantastic odds...

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03 May, 2016

Are Your Skills Out Of Date?

By : John Edmonds

Are Your Skills Out of Date?

What skills will be important 5 years from now?

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15 April, 2016

The Seven Principles of Managing Successful Programmes

By : John Edmonds

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) is a best-practice framework for delivering complex programmes in accordance with long term...

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01 April, 2016

Measuring Project Success - What Really Counts

By : John Edmonds

Tens of thousands of passengers’ bags stacked high in temporary storage, scuffles breaking out between staff and customers and the...

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01 March, 2016

Can you Codify Change Management?

By : Patrick Mayfield

Can you Codify Change Management?

The need has never been greater for leaders who can take...

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03 February, 2016

Change Capacity

By : Robert Cole

“Too much change is really too little change resource for delivering what is required…quite simply, the demand for...

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03 February, 2016

Change Capability – Focus on Change

By : Robert Cole

Adrian Boorman: Hello, and welcome to this video brought to you by Pearce Mayfield.

Improving the...

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03 February, 2016

Let me tell you a story…

By : John Edmonds

The power of narrative in influencing change

A few years’ ago researchers at Carnegie Mellon University...

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02 February, 2016

Permission to fail?… Permission granted!

By : Richard Rose

From time immemorial organisations have given their project managers permission to fail. This is generally through their constant...

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26 January, 2016

How do I choose a PRINCE2® training course?

By : John Edmonds

This guide is designed to help you find the right PRINCE2 training course. That sounds a simple objective,...

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14 January, 2016

Accelerated Learning: Some References

By : James

Accelerated Learning: Some References - Pearce MayfieldPearce Mayfield It may be the 5th January, but this is my...

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15 December, 2015

Question of the month: What is OBASHI?

By : John Edmonds

The Managing Director of a private sector SME writes:

I see that your company offers training...

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15 December, 2015

Why all project managers should attend an MSP® training course?

By : John Edmonds

The importance of understanding the strategic context of your project first, let me explain what I mean by MSP. It...

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07 December, 2015

Failure is not an option….

By : Patrick Mayfield

Failure is not an option….No, it’s inevitable.In today’s business environment it is almost impossible to fail somewhere along the way. The...

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24 November, 2015

Learning from Experience – How to Apply it

By : James

Question of the Month - November 2015

An experienced Project and Programme manager writes:

“Two methods that I have used...

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03 November, 2015

A practical approach to project management

By : John Edmonds and Adrian Boorman

Adrian Boorman: Hello and welcome to this short video from Pearce Mayfield. I am sure many of you...

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20 October, 2015

The Role of the Senior Responsible Owner (SRO)

By : John Edmonds

Senior Responsible Owners are typically busy, senior executives and in addition to the projects they are sponsoring have...