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Fresh Look: Business Case Management

Fresh Look: Is a series of articles take a look at common topics and try to come up with some new ideas and insight into problems that seem to repeat themselves across many organisations

Welcome to our article on the touchy subject of business cases, touchy because so many project and programmes fail to deliver to their aspirations, with Gartner estimating 75% of projects fail to achieve expectations. In the UK public sector alone, it is estimated that £1.35bn is spent just on writing business cases alone.

Thank you to Paul Mansell, Stefan Sanchez, Eileen Roden and Geof Leigh for their contributions We all hope you find the article interesting.

If we can help you in  any way we hope you will get in touch, and we offer the APMG Better Business Cases qualification if you are looking for training

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Great news – You can now use our eLearning from your mobile devices

We are excited to announce that our Aspire Academy eLearning portal now has its own Mobile app out of the box, due to a recent upgrade.

With the Moodle Mobile (the official mobile app for Moodle) you can:

  • Browse the content of your courses, even when offline
  • Receive instant notifications of messages and other events
  • Upload images, audio, videos and other files from your mobile device
  • Track your progress and view your course grades
  • Attempt tests
  • Access eLearning packages on and off-line

The Mobile app is available for free from Google Play and the Apple Store. See Moodle Mobile downloads for links. You can also install the app directly from your mobile device by searching for ‘Moodle Mobile’ with author/owner ‘Moodle Pty Ltd’ in Google Play/Store.

Please note we recommend an Android tablet or iPad for the best viewing experience.

For help in setting up access to our site from your mobile, please contact our Academy team at or call us on 0117 440 2560

For more information on our eLearning, please have a look at this product description


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PRINCE2® 2017 eLearning

PRINCE2® 2017 accredited eLearning available to purchase:

PRINCE2 is the most practised method for project management, and our courses will teach you the fundamentals necessary to apply the key elements of project management, such as risk management and control of resources.

With our eLearning, you will receive 12 months’ access to your course where you will be able to study at your own time and pace, from anywhere that has an internet connection. Once you have completed the course you will have obtained the knowledge to undertake the exam. We have the facilities for you to sit the exam remotely online 24 hours a day 7 days a week from anywhere in the world.

The PRINCE2 2017 eLearning is included in our Project Challenge – eLearning discount offer.

To find out more about the PRINCE2 2017 update, please click here

If you would like more information, please contact or call 0117 440 2560

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Project Challenge – eLearning discount offer

To celebrate the Programme and Project  Management festival at Project Challenge we are making a very special offer  on our eLearning products, of which we have over 200 hours available and covers all the  major qualifications and more advanced  products.

On top of the TSO offer on our MSP Survival Guides offer on our books, for the period of the show, we will be making the following offer on our  eLearning:

  1. Single user site licence – all 200 hours, normally £950 for the year reduced to £750 per annum
  2. Company site licence – unlimited users and unlimited use of the  materials, and customer support to configure professional learning journeys – normally £29,995 reduced to £25,000

Please have a look at our attached product description. If you are at  the show please come and speak to either Claire, Penny or Rod on the APM Group stand or give us a call on 0117 440 2560

eLearning Site Licence



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Project Challenge Discount – MSP Survival Guides

The TSO are offering large discounts on the MSP Survival Guides during Project Challenge

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Fresh look – P3M v Corporate risk interfaces

Welcome to another  one of our Fresh Look, these are a series  of articles taking a look at common topics to try to come up with some new ideas and insight into problems that seem to repeat themselves across many organisations.

In this article we look at the dysfunctional relationship between and organisations corporate risk world and the  P3M risk world and offer some ideas on how it could be better. Fresh look – P3M v Corporate Risk Management


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Filed under Knowledge Nugget, Portfolio Management, Programme & Portfolio Office, Risk Management

Project Challenge – Driving Delivery Performance – changing ourselves

Aspire Europe will  be presenting at Project Challenge next  week, talking about the difficulties in delivering change and performance improvement to the P3M organisation.

Presentation will be on at 12.15pm and is in collaboration with the APM Group.

We will have  representatives  on the APM Group stand on both days so we hope that you will come along and say hello and find  out  about  the training services that we  can offer.

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