Prosperity 24.7- the Channel Islands’ fastest growing business consultancy company- have once again supported local students with insights into the sharp end of business. Hosting a class from Highlands College, some of the Project Management specialists gave an in-depth presentation and hosted a lively ‘q & a’ session on a whole range of Project Management subjects.
Head of Business Change Paul Marshall and Business Change Consultant Nick Jones continued Prosperity 24.7’s long history of community support initiatives by sharing some ‘real world’ insights with the second year students who are completing their Information Technology for Business degree course. The presentation supplemented the course curriculum and provided Paul and Nick- who between them have over twenty five years of business experience and have successfully managed multi-million pound projects and programmes- discussed cutting edge project management practices and also went through some of the pitfalls and how to avoid them.
Following the session, lecturer Stuart Taylor shared his feedback:
“I would like to offer my sincere thanks to Prosperity 24.7 for hosting myself and our students, where we were treated to a two hour master class in Project Management.
The students benefited from receiving a highly informative session on the nuances of project stages, methodologies such as PRINCE2, and the Project Manager’s triangle, all punctuated with amusing and relevant anecdotes and some stark statistics related to project failure. Both Paul and Nick are highly professional and clearly experts in their field. They presented a great session which aligned very well with the degree module that the students are currently engaged with.
This is the second time that Highlands College degree students have been invited into Prosperity 24.7 for such a presentation. On both occasions the students have thoroughly enjoyed learning from current experts and the feedback they have provided me with has been incredibly positive.”
More information surrounding the Highlands course can be found by clicking the following link: http://www.highlands.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/IT-Degree-Prospectus.pdf
Chris Clark- CEO for Prosperity 24.7- was also full of praise for the session. “Supporting community endeavours is a huge part of the company’s ethos, and we are particularly proud of our relationship with Highlands College to be able to run these sorts of sessions. These students are the future business professionals of the Channel Islands and Paul and Nick are hugely experienced in all aspects of Project Management. I think it is great that students have the opportunity to learn from the very best in these types of sessions”.