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. PRINCE2 Handbook.

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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. I have also been a software developer and used agile development methods and have never seen the two as being in conflict. The new PRINCE2 Agile guide has been created to provide guidance for blending the PRINCE2 project management approach with agile delivery methods.

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No to PRINCE2

Arras People

Here’s the common type of thought we get: I have also considered investing in the PRINCE2 set of qualifications to make me more PM ready and confident but fear investing in the course with no definite sight of returns. I always like to find the answer that says No to PRINCE2 – not an indefinite No – just a hold off a minute until we explore what experience you already have and what it is you’re trying to achieve. PRINCE2

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.

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. He’s also been a PRINCE2 examiner, which gives him an insight into how best to get students through the exam.

Reasons to do a PRINCE2 Certification

Arras People

In this post, guest blogger Simplilearn explore just why PRINCE2 is the most popular project management certification in the UK. Having said that, we think PRINCE2 has not received the due credit it deserves. PRINCE2 is a systematic set of guidelines that aims to enable managers rather than spoon feed them. In this article, we highlight what PRINCE2 is, the types of PRINCE2 certifications, and why you ought to get certified in PRINCE2. What is PRINCE2?

What is the Difference Between PRINCE2 Agile and APMG Agile Project Management?

Arras People

In this guest post, Simon Harris responds to a question from a reader about the two different Agile project management courses which are available. What is the difference between PRINCE2 Agile and APMG Agile Project Management? A counterpoint would be that Agile Project Management (Agile PM) is based on DSDM Atern while PRINCE2 Agile “integrates any agile development approach you want”. The RAD movement predates Agile.

PRINCE2: An Introduction to the Project Management Methodology

ProjectManager.com

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.

PRINCE2 Certification: Everything You Need to Know

Online PM Courses

Today, over a million project managers use PRINCE2 in countries all over the world in public and private sector projects. The post PRINCE2 Certification: Everything You Need to Know appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. PRINCE2 Project Management Career Project Management Training PRINCE2 AgileIt’s attention to rigor and good governance make it a popular standard for many organizations.

Spend £90 Become PRINCE2 Agile Foundation Qualified

Arras People

PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation has just been launched and April is the month where the certification is piloted with the project management marketplace. You can take the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation course online now, pay no examination fee and receive your certification, all for a price of £90. More details are available on the registration page here – PRINCE2 Agile Foundation. Why PRINCE2 Agile? PRINCE2 PRINCE2 Agile Foundation

Prince2 Certification Guide for Misguided #ProjectManagers

nTask

So, here I am, once again, writing the dreaded guide about Prince2 methodology and certification. Believe me, getting the Prince2 Foundation level certificate is not as hard as having to write the entire post again…. Prince2 Certification from Experts’ Point of View: Let’s start with Colin Bentley this time. He has a book called: ‘Prince2 A Practical Handbook’. Bentley’s argument has a lot of weight in the context of Prince2 methodologies.

PRINCE2 Principles: Manage by exception

Project Health Check

In PRINCE2 there are 3 main “levels” within the project: Delivery, Management and Direction. In agile or adaptive projects this aligns to the concept of a servant leader, where the PM empowers team members to deliver work, and also the 5th Principle behind the Agile Manifesto: “ B uild projects around motivated individuals. We’ve all been there, a manager taking far too much interest in our every action at work, micro managing our day to day lives.

Combining PRINCE2 and Scrum

Prince2

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.

How Will a Project Management Course Help My Career?

Arras People

There are a few project management methods which exemplify this approach, probably the most globally rec ognised being the PRINCE2® project certification. PRINCE2® started out as a UK-government method to manage the various IT ‘projects’ undertaken under its command. This style of management provides a higher level of bureaucracy, documentation, oversight, and traceability than the agile approaches. According to Arras People 2018, PRINCE2® Practitioners can earn approx.

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Issue Log - Template for Prince2 and Agile

Techno-PM

Issue Log in Agile Projects Agile Issue Log Template When managing a project while using agile methodology, each issue that arises must be attached to a sprint and the feature which is affected must be detailed in the log. Agile Excel RAID Logs Issue log Prince2 RAIDWhat is an Issue Log? The issue log is a document which aims at capturing and documenting any issues which were brought forward during the lifecycle of the project.

Best Project Management Books: Your Step-stones to Success

Online PM Courses

Advice for Project Managers Agile Project Management Best of. Effective Project Manager PMBOK Guide & PMP PRINCE2 Project Leadership Project Management Training Reviews project management books

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‘The Apprentice’ Project Manager – A True Representation?

Arras People

With the BBC’s popular program The Apprentice back on the television, I thought it worth looking at how true to life are the so-called projects being managed by the so-called Project Managers are; taking in the challenges they encounter and how they deal with them, compared to the approaches set out in the PRINCE2® Method and/or the APM Body of Knowledge (APM BoK). You’ll certainly need to know your PRINCE2® from your Prince Charles!

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Let’s Be Agile Together!

Arras People

As a project manager of many years experience, working both pan sector and discipline, whilst using many different flavours of methodology I have to admit that I am still struggling to position the “Agile” movement in terms of delivering projects. Coming from a manufacturing background I have exposure to Lean (make to stock) and Agile (make to order) and TOC in terms of delivering products. My call to action; Let’s be agile together!

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Fünf Gründe, Prince2 für Projekte zu nutzen

Prince2

Hier sind 5 Argumente für PRINCE2 als Methode. PRINCE2 wird in 19 Ländern gelehrt. Über 150 Organisationen aus dem öffentlichen und privaten Sektor bilden ein virtuelles Komitee, das den Standard PRINCE2 weiter entwickelt. Was PRINCE2 als “Best Practice” definiert, hat seine Verbindlichkeit. Mit anderen Worten, die Sprache von PRINCE2 ist die Sprache des Projektmanagements. PRINCE2 ist keine Projektmanagement-Software, sondern ein Standard.

What Does Agile Mean in the Job Market?

Arras People

What does Agile mean? I have been asked this question three times over the last week which has prompted me to try to clarify the term “Agile”. I understand the frustration because the term “Agile” is pretty generic and can mean different things from one organisation to the other. According to the Oxford Dictionary the term Agile is an adjective to describe: The ability to move quickly and easily. The ’Agile Alliance’. Manifesto for Agile Software Development.

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Die 7 Prinzipien, Themen und Prozesse von PRINCE2

Prince2

PRINCE2 is now available in German, and so prince2.com has launched a German-language version of our website and is now delivering courses in Germany. Bist Du Agile oder Prince? PRINCE2 ist eher ein Vertreter der klassischen Projektplanung – doch es gibt auch Stimmen, die der hybriden Systematik folgen: PRINCE2 für die klare Struktur und den notwendigen Rahmen, Scrum für Sprints innerhalb der Projektabschnitte. PRINCE2 kann skaliert und angepasst werden.

Project Management Training to Help You Achieve Certification This Year

Girl's Guide to PM

There is a dizzying array of project management courses out there to help you achieve project management qualifications, both for PMI courses, PRINCE2 courses and more. Product: PM PrepCast , Agile PrepCast , Exam Simulators. If you are shooting for the Agile credential this year, then take a look at the Agile PrepCast and associated tools like the exam simulator. Logical Model PRINCE2 courses. Simon has two online e-learning video PRINCE2 courses.

Project Closure: How to Miss Nothing when You Shut-down Your Project

Online PM Courses

Project closure is often an afterthought for Project Managers: 'we're done, let's run'. Finishing well is a vital project discipline. But how? The post Project Closure: How to Miss Nothing when You Shut-down Your Project appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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The Top UK Project Management Certifications in 2019- By Role

Arras People

Of note we can see the following: The Project Manager cohort is dominated by PRINCE2 with 62% having attained the Practitioner level and a further 9% having just the Foundation level. Scrum is the only Agile based certification making an appearance in the top 10. Of note we can see the following: The Programme Manager cohort is also dominated by PRINCE2 with 75% having attained the Practitioner level and just 3% having only the Foundation level.

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Where to Start in Finding a Great PMO Job

Arras People

There are the project management ones – like PRINCE2 , Agile. PM Careers Advice Project Management Career PMO PRINCE2 dream job Agile PMOYou’re looking for a new job in PMO, you don’t just want any job, you want a great job. One with great remuneration, bonus, benefits. One which will fulfil you, give you challenges and lead to a sense of achievement and fulfilment. So where do you start when you’re setting out to find it?

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Agile Certification: Your Guide to the Large Array of Agile Qualifications

Online PM Courses

You want to embrace Agile as part (or maybe all) of your Project Management practice. Which Agile Certification program should you follow? Classifying the Agile Certification Providers. To make this guide easier to read, I have divided the providers of Agile qualifications into three categories: Agile Certification Your Guide to the Bewildering Array of Agile Qualifications. I have also included the Axelos PRINCE2 Agile qualifications here.

The Top UK Project Management Certifications in 2019

Arras People

PRINCE2 – Top of the Pile: Love it or otherwise, the PRINCE2 certification still retains its position as the most common amongst UK based project management practitioners; with roughly two-thirds of the pool saying they have the Practitioner level of achievement. MSP – A Broader Perspective: After the PRINCE2 certifications we have Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) which 29% of the respondents identified as being part of their learning.

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Transforming to an Agile Enterprise

International Institute for Learning

By Sandeep Shouche Most executives will hear the Agile buzzword and ask their teams to “do this agile thing.”. For many executives, Agile only means: Do it even faster than before. True “Agility” is a much deeper change and most enterprises will underestimate the amount of change they will experience when they adopt Agile. While there are many organizations that claim to be an Agile enterprise, very few actually behave like one.

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The ‘Ready for Change’ 2017 Roadshow for Project Practitioners

Arras People

This summer, with the implementation of the PRINCE2 2017 changes, there is no better time to address this subject. PRINCE2 2017 Update. Underpinning our ‘Ready for Change’ theme – find out all that you need to know about the new PRINCE2® 2017 changes: when they are happening, what this means for you and your organisation and get a chance to win the new PRINCE2® 2017 manual in our prize draw. Project Management Event Change management PRINCE2

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Project Management Methodologies: How Many Do You Know About?

Online PM Courses

Agile Project Management APMBoK PMBOK Guide & PMP PMI Talent Triangle: Technical Project Management PRINCE2 Project Management Tools and Techniques APM scrumbanWe often describe Project Management as a methodology-driven profession.

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Too many rules makes agility impossible

Henny Portman

One of the principles of the Agile Manifesto is “ Simplicity—the art of maximizing the amount of work not done—is essential ”. If you look at some agile frameworks or ways of working, you can ask yourself if the rule makers force you to be rule taker or rule breaker. Agile manifesto.

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Review Agile Governance and Audit

Henny Portman

Christopher Wright wrote the book Agile Governance and Audit – An overview for auditors and agile teams. Auditing of an agile way of working looks like an unexplored corner. Agile Governance and Audit gives a short introduction to agile, compares agile with waterfall and looks at audit and agile cultures. Conclusion: This easy to read book focusses on projects with an agile delivery team using Scrum, Unified Process or XP.

ONEPOINT Projects - Scaled Agile Done Right

Brad Egeland

COMBINING THE BEST OF STANDARDS-BASED PPM WITH SCALED AGILE ​ ONEPOINT's innovative, hybrid approach to project management allows you to combine the best of Scaled Agile with all major features of common PM standards including PMI, IPMA and PRINCE2. Work smarter by taking advantage of fully integrated agile methodologies such as Kanban boards complementing proven, traditional tools like WBS and Gantt charts.

Review: A Guide to Assurance of Agile Delivery

Henny Portman

The guide addresses assurance in relation to the areas that are considered the fundamental aspects (and key differences form traditional waterfall approach) of agile project management and assurance. The four areas described, are (each in a separate chapter): Approaching reviews in an agile way provides guidance on how to plan and conduct reviews. A Terms of Reference (ToR) focusing on the specifics of an agile way of working, the planning of the review and the the output.

What are the Best Project Management Books?

Online PM Courses

The Project Manager’s Guide to Mastering Agile: Principles and Practices for an Adaptive Approach. Chuck Cobb is a good friend of Online PM Courses, and if you want to learn Agile Project Management , then we recommend his courses. Chuck knows his stuff and has a highly pragmatic approach to Agile, which allows you to adopt it at any level from the local to the enterprise, and in any degree of rigor, from pure Scrum through to an adaptive blend of methodologies.

Agile Project Management: What is It and Why Does It Matter?

Scoro

Traditional versus agile management. Conversely, agile systems, which have gained momentum over recent decades, involve rapid and iterative responses to change and are characterized by prioritizing individuals and interactions, enabling team collaboration, and having a faster feedback loop.

Project Closure: Your Complete Guide to How to Close-down Your Project

Online PM Courses

Axelos’s PRINCE2®. ‘Closing a Project’ is one of PRINCE2’s seven processes. Agile. It seems to me that Agile project management is far more interested in the doing than the starting or closing of a project. Therefore, Agile methodologies differ little from traditional, established project management processes in the way they ultimately closed a project down. But Agile is not a formal project management methodology.

Agile está muerto, larga vida a los marcos personalizados

Scrum.org

¿Agile está muerto? ¿Es Es Agile el «arte de la felicidad»? Agile cumple lo que promete? No veo lo de Agile está muerto cuando estas Big 4 se gastan millones y millones para hacer negocio en las implementaciones de estrategia apostando por Agile.

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Project Management Methodologies Made Simple: The Complete Methodology Guide for Project Managers

The Digital Project Manager

The ever-evolving project management methodology list of agile, scrum, kanban, lean, xp, waterfall PRINCE2 and PMBOK can be confusing. In this complete guide to project management. The post Project Management Methodologies Made Simple: The Complete Methodology Guide for Project Managers appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General

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Deciding the Fate of your Failing Project – Guest Post

Celoxis

Agile best practices Blog Guest Blog PPM Project Management celoxis Prince2 project management project management best practicesThere are multiple factors that can contribute to the early closure of a project, including a lack of proper communication, stakeholder conflict, scope creep or the lack of a well thought-out project plan.

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