Parallel Project Training Launches APMP Project Management Distance Learning Package

Parallel Project Training, an innovative new specialist training provider in APM project management training and APMP certification, has launched its new APMP distance learning package for just £300. Using the integrated Parallel Learning System students will be able to study for the APM project management qualification from their own home or office and at their own pace. The course is ideal for busy project managers who may be unable to devote five consecutive days out of the office for important APMP training.

Parallel Project Training Launches APMP Project Management Distance Learning Package

The Parallel Distance Learning Package offers a practical approach to project management and is the perfect complement to PRINCE2. It offers an unparalleled range of distance learning materials such as the APMP Distance Learning study guide with high quality figures, sample exam questions and hints and tips on how to pass the exam. MP3 podcasts covering all the important topics included in the exam available from the Parallel Project Training website or iTunes. There is also a series of interactive exercises and quizzes with online tutor support available through the Parallel community of practice, an online moderated forum offering support, advice and guidance on the APMP syllabus.

The course is broken down into eight modules, which are consistently approached across all the material. These include:

• How to Pass The APMP Exam

• Project Management in Context

• Organisation and Governance

• Techniques

• Business and Commercial

• Planning the Strategy

• Executing the Strategy

• People and the Profession

Due to the continued excellent feedback from customers about the flexibility and wide range of learning materials, Parallel Project Training has introduced its Distance Learning Package as part of its continued focus on providing accommodating and cost effective APM training. The package uses interactive flash technology to bring the learning to life and follows the same structure as the APMP syllabus.

Lindsay Scott, Director of Arras People said this of the Distance Learning course; “We’ve been trialling the course over the past few weeks and it’s an excellent course for a project management professional to undertake. The study guide, podcasts and the online module system are straightforward and easy to use. The support offered through the online forum is also important for those times when assistance is needed from a distance”.

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Web Content Management Solutions Are Critical for Modern Day Business

Many organizations have hundreds to tens of thousands of pages of web content, which are becoming increasingly more critical to market competitiveness. Web content management solutions provide an efficient and effective means to make the problem of managing all of an organizations web material far more tractable.

Drupal content management systems (CMS) are open source solutions for addressing the problem of managing web content. Among the many reasons for Drupal’s success, its ability to alleviate technical staff members through the powerful and easy to use platform and its ability to integrate with pre-existing content management systems has made it a popular choice.

May, 2010 – – When it comes to web content management solutions there is no silver bullet. Just as each organization has its own strategic goals and objectives, the various web content management systems on the market provide a broad spectrum of functionality and usability. As a result, it can be challenging to ensure that you are making the right selection for your organization.

For some organizations, a proprietary, out-of-the-box solution, or an out-of-the-box open source solution can work just fine. Other organizations may require varying degrees of tailoring. In either case, a web content management solutions consultant is highly recommended. Since an experienced consultant has worked with a variety of platforms and performed many implementations, that resource can help you reduce costly mistakes, f r o m product selection all the way through implementation.

The Drupal content management systems are exceptionally flexible and provide a solid long term investment opportunity. The drupal cms can be integrated with current systems in order to reduce error and streamline business processes. By reducing manual steps for web publishing, the Drupal CMS improves overall efficiency while reducing burden on technical personnel.

Non-technical personnel can easily manage web content while leveraging the powerful functionality of the Drupal CMS platform. This essentially places the domain of web content into the hands of the content experts. With technical IT personnel liberated to focus on more technical organizational needs the content experts can directly manage blog posts, photo galleries, press releases, video, tagging, e-commerce and searching functionality. With all of these benefits, Drupal content management systems are a compelling choice.

The selection, migration, and implementation of the various web content management solutions is far less risky with the help of a qualified content management consultant. They can help to ensure that the goals of a stronger web-presence, improved website effectiveness, increased workflow efficiency, and organizational consistency are met and/ or exceeded.

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Web Content Management System Implementations by the Experts

The increasing diversity of types of content that can be published to the Web, along with the impact that rich content can make to help organizations present their brands to potential customers, has driven thousands of organizations to improve the way staff can create, manage, and publish content through the implementation of a web content management system. The benefits of Web content management systems include increased overall organizational efficiency, more rapid dissemination of information than previously possible, freeing up technical personnel, and placing content experts into direct control of the organization’s Web presence.

Web Content Management System Implementations by the Experts

Oftentimes, organizations look for consulting expertise to aid in the selection and implement a Web content management system. Professional consultants can assist organizations in selecting the best-fit Web content management system, determining what customizations will need to be done, aid in the proper architecture and implementation of the system, integrate it with other business systems in the organization’s environment, and connect it to 3rd party systems that the organization already uses. Additionally, with expert support, organizations can more easily migrate content to the newer, more appropriate web content management tool f r o m an organization’s pre-existing Web content management system that perhaps didn’t meet the company’s needs. In summary, using Web content management system experts is the best way for an organization to reduce risk and ensure an accurate and timely project conclusion.

May, 2010 – – The effective use of technical personnel is highly desirable for many organizations. Consequently, many organizations choose to employ a competent web content management consultant in order to maximize the impact of a chosen web content management tool.

While the justification for this is different for every organization, there are a number of reasons for arriving at such a decision. A web content management system expert can most effectively reduce the learning curve for technical personnel. Through their experience in the domain, they can also improve the overall vision of the final deployment of the web content management tool.

Among the many different web content management systems available on the market, Drupal has gained popularity among other choices in the market. Drupal implementations provide value f r o m the powerful functionality that is also easy to use by non-technical staff members. This allows the content experts to gain more effectiveness f r o m the website domain while providing technical staff members more time to focus on more technical projects.

Due to the open-source nature of Drupal implementations, organizations are able to migrate their web content management systems f r o m pre-existing content management systems. The result is increased efficiency and a much smoother transition f r o m the prior Web content management tool. An experienced web content management system consultant can also tailor Drupal to meet specific needs. Out of the box, Drupal implementations provide organizations more control over press releases, blog posts, photo galleries, video, tagging, search functions and e-commerce applications.

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Web Content Management System Boosts Productivity

Numerous businesses and organizations have chosen to implement a web content management system rather than use a more manual approach to managing their web content. Much of the value in these types of systems is the ability to transfer responsibility from technical to non-technical personnel. As a result, Web content management systems have improved productivity and helped organizations gain better control over the web domain.

Web Content Management System Boosts Productivity

While there are several different web content management systems available on the market, Drupal is one of the more popular and flexible solutions. The open source platform of Drupal makes it easily tailored to integrate with other business systems and third party applications that an organization uses.

May, 2010 – – There is increased demand for decision makers and executives to make organizational decisions that provide a strong return on investment (ROI). With the right web content management system, an organization can repurpose technical IT personnel from web content responsibility and improve the overall effectiveness of the web content life cycle.

The Drupal content management solution is one of many products on the market. Due to Drupal’s ease of use and powerful functionality, it is among the most popular open-source web content management systems in the World today. Although Drupal is an excellent choice for many organizations, a qualified professional content management consultant is recommended in order to help an organization ensure that Drupal is the right match for that company’s needs.

Much of the value of a content management consultant is in their ability to treat the various content management systems on a level playing field. Additionally, an experienced consultant can act as a catalyst for ensuring that the final implementation provides the greatest ROI. An experienced consultant can provide assistance in request for proposals, request for quotes, translation of technical and proprietary language, implementation, customization, system upgrades, maintenance and any combination thereof.

A given Web content management system may require the creation of a new module, or some tailoring of existing modules, in order to be integrated more seamlessly with pre-existing business systems or third party applications used by an organization. While some hurdles are more difficult than others, a professional consultant can provide time and cost estimates for the desired implementation of the web content management system.

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