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PRINCE2 (PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a structured project management methodology developed by the Central Computer and Telecommunications Agency (CCTA), which is now part of the Office of Government Commerce (OGC).

Part of the Computing Technology Industry Association's (CompTIA) vendor-neutral family of certifications, Project+ covers business practices, interpersonal skills and project management methods.

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PRINCE2 training added to University business portfolio
Maven Training has announced a new partnership with the University of Westminster, which will bring project management training to students enrolled in the School of Informatics at the University's Central London campus.

my-skills to offer free resources for account holders
Online publisher my-skills has announced the launch of its free resources for customers and website users who sign up for a member account.

my-skills publishes Training Skills and Project Skills in paperback
my-skills has launched its publishing programme with two new paperbacks aimed at business managers and students involved in training and project management.

Business simulations suite launched in UK
Tata Interactive Systems has launched its TOPSIM suite of business simulations in the UK. The TOPSIM launch took place at the Tanaka Business School at Imperial College, London.

Global Knowledge launches PRINCE2 training
Training provider Global Knowledge has launched a new series of PRINCE2 project management training courses in partnership with project management training consultancy, Pearce Mayfield.

my-skills publishes new learning resources
my-skills has announced the publication of two new Learning Modules - 'Motivation and goal setting' and 'Developing proposals and bids'.

Zurich Financial Services Group introduces new methodology to manage change
Zurich Financial Services Group has introduced a new change management methodology within its Group IT function.

Online publisher launches Skills Collection
Online publisher my-skills is offering customers special introductory pricing for the first two titles in its newly-launched Collections series - the Project Skills Collection and the Training Skills Collection.

SkillSoft unveils new information portals
SkillSoft has launched two online portals designed to provide employees with access to a wide variety of data relating to leadership and project management.

Socitm launches new short courses programme
Socitm, the public sector ICT managers' association, has unveiled its new short courses programme.

Shell selects Cranfield as partner in global programme
Royal Dutch Shell plc has appointed Cranfield School of Management as one of four university learning partners for its global Project Academy.

Project management glossary available from CompTIA
Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. A glossary of standard terms and definitions for project managers is now available from the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), the association announced this week.

Key Skills launches Managing Successful Programmes course
Key Skills, part of the ILX Group, is launching a new multimedia training course designed to help people learn how to plan and control multiple projects.

QA to host free project management seminar
QA is to host a free breakfast seminar that aims to advise project management leaders on methods for increasing the knowledge and skills of their teams, while improving the maturity of the project management process.

Partnership enables Unipart to increase project management offering
UNIPART has formed an agreement with Oxfordshire-based consultants, Pearce Mayfield, to provide PRINCE2 project management services to external and internal Unipart clients.

PRINCE2 exam success for Atos Origin staff
IT services organisation Atos Origin has implemented a PRINCE2 project management training programme for over 130 IT staff from its systems integration and managed operations divisions.

Project management standard is launched in China
The PRINCE2 examination body, the APM Group (APMG), is planning to open an office China later this year in preparation for the first ever Chinese PRINCE2 exams.

CIGNA joins CompTIA Project+ advisory committee
CIGNA is the newest member of the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Project+ certification advisory committee.

CompTIA project management certification gets a new name - CompTIA Project+
CompTIA has renamed its popular project management certification from CompTIA IT Project+™ to CompTIA Project+™.

Skills shortage causes billions to be wasted on UK IT projects

Billions of pounds are wasted every year on new IT systems, according to a report published by the Royal Academy of Engineering and the British Computer Society.

Blair backs project management skills drive

The Association for Project Management will launch an Introductory Certificate in Project Management today at the Congress Centre in London.

BCS launches new qualification for aspiring project managers

In response to growing demand for IT professionals wishing to progress within the field of project management, the British Computing Society (BCS) Information Systems Examination Board (ISEB) has launched the first IT related Foundation Certificate in Project Management.

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