(PRWEB UK) 8 January 2014
It has been reported by The Australian on November 27 that the number of people enrolling in free online taster Open2Study courses in Australia has increased by over 30% to 17,950. It is reported that one of the most popular courses chosen by students since the inception of the programme is project management. This subject has been regularly in demand from students, who range from approximately 15 to 44 years old, with other popular courses being early childhood education and online advertising. The courses, which last approximately one month and include formal multiple choice assessments alongside informal exercises, have highlighted the importance of social media in online learning, with reports of higher engagement and discussion with the implementation of embedded social media tools.
ILX a leading provider of project management training including PRINCE2 were interested in this recent article, and a representative offered their comments:
“It is welcome news that project management has been continually in demand from students, with this subject being one of the most popular. The popularity of the course highlights how students are looking to improve their employment prospects and knowledge of the field, while the growing number of students enrolling on online courses emphasises how high quality training courses are continually in demand.
“For those who have taken taster courses and are interested in project management, PRINCE2 is one of the most popular and recognised project management methods across the world. If you are looking to develop your skills or begin a career in the industry, ILX can offer various project management courses including PRINCE2, online and in the classroom. These can help equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge required to achieve successful project management.”
ILX is a leading global provider of Best Practice learning solutions and consulting services and is a market leader in PRINCE2® training. Operating across 100 countries, they have delivered learning solutions to corporate, public, and consumer audiences for over 25 years. They have trained over 800,000 learners in more than 5,000 organisations across their virtual and online learning programmes, as well as in classroom environments.
PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited.