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ILX PRINCE2® Snakes & Ladders App gains European award within three months of launch

...ILX receives accolade in the under 40,000 Euros Category from the first European Best Learning Game Competition...

Monday 26th July 2010 - ILX Group plc, the global software company delivering innovative Best Practice training solutions, has been awarded third prize for the "Best Professional Game with a budget under 40,000 Euros" category for its recently launched ILX PRINCE2® Snakes & Ladders App by the first European Best Learning Game Competition*. The winners of the EBLGC were announced in a ceremony held during the European conferences organised by the LUDUS* project in Ioannina, Greece on 7-9 July 2010.

The ILX PRINCE2® Snakes & Ladders App for the iPhone and iPod Touch was launched in March 2010 with the primary aim to help reinforce core elements of PRINCE2® Foundation and prepare candidates ahead of exams. The game, which can be played individually or connected via Bluetooth with up to four people, aims to reinforce key elements of the PRINCE2® Foundation course by testing the users with prompted questions within a familiar gaming environment.

The award selection criteria included how the game addressed a specific learning challenge; its impact of topic on its field; excellence in game and learning design, playability, and technical excellence.

Eddie Kilkelly, Chief Operating Officer at the ILX Group, commented, "We are thrilled in receiving the award so soon after launching it. Our team of developers at ILX are always striving to bring innovative ideas to our customers and engaging content to our learners. Based on the traditional snakes and ladders board game, this game is a highly engaging mobile learning product and provides learners with the opportunity to test their PRINCE2 level knowledge in a fun and entertaining environment."

To date, ILX Group has trained over 500,000 people in PRINCE2® across 97 countries. ILX has two further Snakes & Ladders Apps ILX ITIL® Foundation and ILX MSP® Foundation for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch which are available through the Apple App Store at a retail price of £4.99 each.

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NOTES TO EDITOR

*Project LUDUS and The first European Best Learning Game Competition

The first European Best Learning Game Competition (EBLGC)* seeks to expand the understanding of developing and using Serious Game applications for learning and training.

The competition has been organised in the context of project LUDUS (in Latin, "game") whose objective is the creation of a European network for the transfer of knowledge and dissemination of best practices in the innovative field of Serious Games. The LUDUS project is co-funded by the SEE Programme (www.southeast-europe.net).

For more information about the awards visit: http://www.serious-gaming.info/5_-SGEED-2010

About ILX Group plc

ILX Group plc (ILX), is a global software company delivering innovative Best Practice training solutions. It provides flexible and cost effective training and consulting services in programme and project management, IT service management and business finance through a blend of traditional classroom, workshops, multi-media e-Learning and mobile learning platforms.

The AIM quoted company delivers services aligned to industry best practice of the Office of Government Commerce and the Association for Project Management, primarily in PRINCE2®, MSP® and ITIL®. All of its training materials and quality systems are accredited by The APM Group, ISEB, CMI, APM and EXIN as appropriate.

ILX's expertise fall into three markets:

  • Best Practice for Programme, Project and IT (ITIL) Service Management, to include strategic programme and project management consultancy solutions, instructor-led training, e-learning and new course development.

  • Financial awareness through both e-learning and instructor-led training.

  • The development of bespoke training courses through e-learning and instructor-led training, for large-scale IT migration and transformation projects.

Founded in 1988, ILX has over 5,000 corporate clients across 97 countries and include those in local and national government, the public sector and commercial businesses across all sectors. The company has offices in the UK, Middle East, Holland, Scandinavia, Australia and the USA. For further information visit www.ilxgroup.com

PRINCE2® is a Trade Mark of the Office of Government Commerce. MSP™ is a Trade Mark of the Office of Government Commerce. ITIL® is a Registered Trade Mark of the Office of Government Commerce in the United Kingdom and other countries.

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