7 Best PRINCE2 Books for 2021 (Including PRINCE2 Agile Books)

Girl's Guide to PM

The PRINCE2® certification exam is tricky to pass because of the style of objective testing and the number of questions you have to answer. But PRINCE2 itself is not a difficult method to learn – and the official manual is actually pretty easy to follow and understand.

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What is PRINCE2 Agile All About?

Arras People

I have been working with PRINCE2 before it became PRINCE2 and for the last 10 years I have been a PRINCE2 trainer and consultant so I am already sold on PRINCE2. The new PRINCE2 Agile guide has been created to provide guidance for blending the PRINCE2 project management approach with agile delivery methods. PRINCE2 Agile is not a replacement for PRINCE2. All elements of PRINCE2 are valid within PRINCE2 Agile.

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What You Need to Know About PRINCE2 2017

Arras People

Axelos announced that there will be a new update to PRINCE2 later this year. According to Axelos , the guidance has been updated – the principles, themes and processes remain the same – to concentrate on the application of PRINCE2 and how best to tailor it. It’s always been there – the principle that PRINCE2 should be tailored for specific projects or to an organisation’s specific way of managing projects. PRINCE2 Axelos

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PRINCE2: The Project Management Method Explained

Girl's Guide to PM

What is PRINCE2? PRINCE2 is a project management method. PRINCE2 stands for Projects IN a Controlled Environment (Version 2). Who is PRINCE2 for? PRINCE2 works in a huge number of industries and domains. The History of PRINCE2. PRINCE2 Core Principles.

Project Management Training To Help You Achieve Certification in 2017

Girl's Guide to PM

If your goal this year is to put yourself in that bracket and get studying for a certification, then I’m here to help! There is a dizzying array of courses out there to help you achieve project management qualifications, both for PMI courses, PRINCE2 courses and more. Certification: CAPM®, PMP®. Certification: PMP®, CAPM®, PMI-ACP®. Certification: PMP®. Logical Model PRINCE2 courses. Simon has two online e-learning video PRINCE2 courses.

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PRINCE2 Agile Training: Logical Model Online Training Review

Girl's Guide to PM

Product reviewed: PRINCE2® Agile Bundle (includes exam fee, self-paced online training, support and mock exam). Other products offered by this training company: PRINCE2®, PMP Exam Prep, other online PM courses including How to Estimate, Recovery of Troubled Projects, Project Governance. PRINCE2® is a difficult topic to learn online. When I did my refresher course for re-certification I studied mainly online and then did a day-long crash course prior to the exam.

The Alternatives to PRINCE2

Arras People

As you can imagine, we have a lot of conversations about PRINCE2 at Arras. The split into two camps – those with minimal project experience who are looking to get into project management and want to do some training (or have already take PRINCE2 and don’t know what to do next). PRINCE2 is not the be all and end all for project management training – we’d be in trouble if it was! So what should people be doing as an alternative to PRINCE2?

The Top Five Project Management Certifications in the UK

Arras People

In this guest post, Simplilearn , a global training provider (who are also part of the Arras People training directory), give us an overview of which certifications are the most popular in the UK today. The easiest and fastest way to carve a career in this field is with a project management certification. In this article, we will tell you about the different project management certifications that are in demand in the UK and what each certification entails.

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PRINCE2: An Introduction to the Project Management Methodology

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Project managers who aren’t based in the United Kingdom might not be intimate with the PRINCE2 method of managing a project, which is primarily used by the British government. Although foreign to some, there’s still much to be gained from the PRINCE2 method, even if it isn’t adopted in its entirety. What Is PRINCE2? PRINCE2 is an acronym for Projects IN Controlled Environments. History of PRINCE2. The PRINCE2 Methodology. PRINCE2 Roles.

Project Management Training to Help You Achieve Certification This Year

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Project Management Training to Help You Achieve Certification This Year , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. Are you looking to do a project management training course or take a certificate course this year? The APM Salary and Market Survey 2017 (pdf) says that 53% of project professionals expect to have to take on new skills and training in the next 5 years. Certification: CAPM®, PMP®. Certification: PMP®, CAPM®, PMI-ACP®.

The Benefits Of PRINCE2 For Better Projects And Organizations

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And that is how PRINCE2 possesses some qualities that project manager s look for when it comes to tailor-made methods. What Is PRINCE2? Some people assumed that PRINCE2® belongs in a waterfall method—it’s actually not a ‘one size fits all’ process; rather, it’s an outline tailor-made for projects, regardless of type and size. And from these elements, PRINCE2 stands out from the rest of the methods with all it’s the benefits that projects can take advantage of.

6 Things PRINCE2 Certified Project Managers Should Do Every Day

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Projects are often very complex endeavours, but PRINCE2 is a project management method proven to deliver them successfully. However, there are certain common activities that a PRINCE2 Certified Project Manager will carry out almost every day. Below we’ve highlighted a few key daily activities, these have been drawn from the PRINCE2 2017 A3 Process Map , which is available for free download. PRINCE2 Project Managers understand this.

Combining PRINCE2 and Scrum

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PRINCE2’s 2017 update and the PRINCE2 Agile course make it easier than ever to play PRINCE2 and Scrum on the same team. Tactic 1 – PRINCE2 as a utility player. The trick with any PRINCE2 project is to only use the processes you need. That’s why one method is to use Scrum but add some stabilising processes from PRINCE2, like the Risk Register or Lessons Log. You can drop these PRINCE2 processes in as and when you need them, like a utility player.

Project Management Trends (2018 Edition)

Girl's Guide to PM

Long-time readers will know that I believe certification schemes to be useful, but not the only thing that a successful project manager needs. As the demand for project management work grows, certification schemes are a simple way to differentiate candidates. If soft skills are essential, how do we get them if not through certification training courses? Take a look at the previous annual project management trends articles: Looking into 2017: Project Management Trends.

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Kick Start Your Project Management Career with APM’s PFQ

Arras People

Previously there was the Foundation Certificate – that’s now called Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) and the other one which was the next level up – the APMP – is now called Project Management Qualification (PMQ). Normally people want to jump straight onto PRINCE2 but I often think that’s a bit like learning to cook by using a recipe card rather than taking a cookery course in some of the basics first.

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Do You Actually Need a Project Management Certification?

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You’ve probably heard about all sorts of project management certifications and wonder whether it’s worth having one. If you want to manage projects better, certification won’t help you much. The most popular project management certifications. A certification is different from a degree. Certifications, on the other hand, are awarded by professional organizations and focus only on one area. After it, there are PRINCE2, SAFe, CAPM, ITIL, CSM, and others.

Have You Considered Legal Project Management?

Girl's Guide to PM

He is PRINCE2 qualified (Practitioner level), a Legal Project Practitioner (LPP) and a founder member of the International Institute for Legal Project Management (IILPM) where he sits on its Global Advisory Council. There are a lot of project management certifications out there. 2017 Project Management Trends To Watch There are a number of project management trends to watch for in 2017.

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Processes and Project Management

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Processes permeate all PPM approaches in the industry, be it PMBOK, PRINCE2, M_o_R etc; at PHC we have experience and/or certifications in the many of these and work to leverage these to help you. We regard Processes as the bedrock for successful Project Management. I think W.

You Could Be A Project Manager and Not Even Know It

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Thankfully, their PRINCE2 training reminded them that Risks can be defined as “threats” or “opportunities”. “ Just imagine if our Project Manager hadn’t read their PRINCE2 handbook. The best project management skills are a combination of characteristics and certification. If you’re looking to maximise your project management skills and improve your career, click here to get certified with PRINCE2.

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Socio political complexity and project management

Susanne Madsen

It turned out that 80% of the training and certification was focused on structural complexity, 10% on emergent and 10% on socio political complexity. PRINCE2 or a similar framework is rolled out across the organisation, which gives teams a common language. ​I recently heard Stephen Carver speak about complexity. He captured my attention and taught me something about the different types of complexity and how it relates to project management maturity levels.

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How to Run Brexit Like a Project

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You’ve just earned your PRINCE2 Foundation certificate and your first job is to manage Brexit. In January 2017, Theresa May proposed a new free trade agreement which “cannot mean membership of the single market.” But before you can even work as an informed member of a PRINCE2 project team, you’ll need a Foundation certificate. To run and manage a PRINCE2 project, you’ll then need a Practitioner certificate.

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Project Management Trends [2020]

Girl's Guide to PM

Long-time readers will know that I believe certification schemes to be useful, but not the only thing that a successful project manager needs. As the demand for project management work grows, certification schemes are a simple way to differentiate candidates.

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How To Become A Project Manager: The Ultimate Guide

Project Bliss

Project Management Certifications. It’s not necessary to have a project management certification to get a project management job or to have a successful project management career. And you can move into project management and then decide if you want to pursue certification.

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The PMI Talent Triangle: A Guide [for members and non-members]

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Take a look at our reviews of the last three ( 2016 , 2017 , 2018 ). PMI picked this up again, in their report, ‘ Project Management Job Growth and Talent Gap 2017–2027 ‘ Here, PMI refers to the three sides of the PMI Talent Triangle as a ‘necessary mix of competencies’ The report finds a high demand for practitioners that have this mix. The PMI Talent Triangle defines three areas for continuing education for holders of all PMI certifications.

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Project Management Trends: 2018 Topics to Watch

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It feels to me like 2017 passed by in a flash. The updated PRINCE2 guidelines that were released this year also include information on tailoring for your environment. Certification has always had its place, and I’m happy to go on record saying I think there is a bewildering choice of certifications for project managers. You don’t need a certificate to do that. As we move into the New Year, it’s the time for reflecting on what’s happened and what is to come.

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100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019

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80% of federal IT projects were self-described as ‘iterative’ or ‘Agile’ in 2017. PRINCE2 is the least popular project management methodology. Project Management Certification Statistics. Project management is an in-demand certification, wherein the salaries vary on the basis of the technology area. 90% of institutions and organizations see project management certifications as the key to ensure quality performance.

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4 Project Management Trends of 2020: What to Prepare for?

Epicflow Blog

Besides, the significance of occupational knowledge and hard skills is proven by the fact that experts having PM certifications get 16% higher salary as compared to their opposite numbers without a corresponding qualification. Prince2.

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