How To Close A Project In PRINCE2

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How Does PRINCE2 Handle Closing a Project? Closing a project in PRINCE2 uses a variant of the Managing Stage Boundary process, as this closure activity happens at the end of the last stage. What Are the Objectives of the Closing a Project Process?

No to PRINCE2

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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. Learn the Basics of Project Management First – Not PRINCE2.

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Reasons to do a PRINCE2 Certification

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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.

Introducing the PRINCE2 Principles

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PRINCE2 is a popular UK Project Management methodology, that continues to gain traction in other locations around the world. Since the author holds both the PMP and PRINCE2 Practitioner Certification , it can sometimes be insightful to compare and contrast the two approaches to see what stands out in both. Then there is the PRINCE2 "Processes", equivalent to the PMBOK "Process Groups" - essentially the flow of phases throughout the Project Life cycle.

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.

PRINCE2: The Reigning Project Management Methodology

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Projects in Controlled Environments (more commonly known as PRINCE2) is the most widely practiced project management methodology worldwide, used by teams in over 150 countries. But what is PRINCE2 and why is it so popular? These are tricky questions to answer without sifting through endless articles and vague definitions, so we’ve saved you some Googling by collecting the essentials of PRINCE2 in one convenient place. The fundamentals of PRINCE2.

Project Management Training to Help You Achieve Certification This Year

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This article, Project Management Training to Help You Achieve Certification This Year , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. 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. It actually made me want to learn about process groups, which is a rare thing. Logical Model PRINCE2 courses.

‘The Apprentice’ Project Manager – A True Representation?

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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! Do you understand the procurement process?

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Ten Ways to Solve Dysfunctional Communication Processes

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Communication is the life force of each and every project and business so it needs to be fully effective to enrich the process. A dysfunctional communication process will undermine what you are trying to achieve. This is a guest post by Michelle Gillam.

Where to Start in Finding a Great PMO Job

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In this article we start by taking a look at the most important component when it comes to finding a new PMO job. Let’s take a look at each one of the areas listed above that you’re selling and go a little further into how these are used and seen in the recruitment process. None of that is good in a recruitment process. In a recruitment process, it’s always good for the self-confidence to know that you’re well informed before entering the interview.

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Project Management Trends [2020]

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But knowing a methodology isn’t the pinnacle of achievement, as Kevin Longergan points out in this article. With the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition and the PRINCE2 manuals both discussing tailoring more thoroughly than ever before, project managers have more flexibility to adapt project approaches to their environment. Project Management Skills This article contains affiliate links There are trends in all industries and professions.

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Managing Project Christmas

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Here’s SPOCE with the PRINCE2 approach to managing the project that is Christmas. Fantastic article if you’re also fairly new to project management too to understand the concepts and approaches. 25 th December – closing a project process begins with a post mortem of how well it went. This is usually a big NO NO for PRINCE2 due to their conflicting objectives. It’s the teams turn in this process. PRINCE2 is focused on products and their delivery.

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Challenging Change

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The following is a guest article from my friends at Tailwind Project Solutions: In his new book – How to get Fired at the C-Level: Why mismanaging change is the biggest risk of all – Peter Taylor challenges the foundations of organisational change, asking if the c-level executives out there are truly ready for change to be successful in their own businesses?

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The Must-Read Reading List for Project Communication and Collaboration

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Here’s my Must-Read Reading List for some great pointers on the skills, process and experience of engaging people and working together, whether your job is to lead or to follow. Communication Skills for Project and Programme Managers is tailored to PRINCE2 project environments.

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ITIL for Project Managers – Should you?

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And, whether you are an IT Project Manager or not, you may find yourself delivering IT in the form of hardware, infrastructure, software, or service processes as a part of your projects. Therefore, in this feature article, we’ll explore what ITSM and ITIL are. Process the data.

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

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In this article, we will examine each of them in detail. I think it is fair to say that PMBoK has little to say about its ‘Close Project or Phase’ process group, which it describes as: The process of finalizing all activities for the project, phase, or contract.’. The formal standard for the ‘Closing Process Group’ is very thin. This reconciles very well to what I’ll say later in this article. Axelos’s PRINCE2®.

What are the Best Project Management Books?

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That’s the question I have set out to answer in this article. But in this revised version of an old article, I have tried to make it as useful as possible, by dividing it into four sections: Easy to read introductory project management books. Simple but authoritative – the author’s project process must be straightforward, but be rooted in strong best practice. I learnt so much from it that I wrote a comprehensive review of the book for an earlier article.

How to Delegate Tasks With More Confidence and Less Stress

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This article, How to Delegate Tasks With More Confidence and Less Stress , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. This is a guest article from Simon Harris from Logical Model. Long ago I found being delegated to was often a confusing process. Read this article on delegating tasks first. Explain the in-process tests that confirm each action is correct. Delegation can be a complex process due to the many variables involved.

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The Top Five Project Management Certifications in the UK

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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. PRINCE2 Certification. What is PRINCE2? PRINCE2 (Projects IN Controlled Environments) is one of the world’s most practiced methods for project management. PRINCE2 provides a framework and guidelines that enable effective project management for delivering projects successfully. PRINCE2 Foundation – £600.

The Qualities of a Good Project Manager

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Take time to properly assess how your team’s actions and processes will affect the final outcome, and if anything doesn’t make sense, trust your gut and take a critical look at processes and solutions. As with any of the skills listed in this article, empathy isn’t an innate, unteachable talent. For a great example on how you can do this, click here to read our earlier blog post: Motivating your Project Team with PRINCE2.

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10 Places to Get Free Project Management Templates

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We'll process your data in accordance with our privacy policy. PRINCE2 Templates from Axelos. If you work in a PRINCE2 environment, you’ll be aware that it’s quite document heavy! The latest version of PRINCE2 has a focus on tailoring, so you should be picking and choosing the documentation that you need, instead of creating everything. You’ve got responsibility for a project.

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Project Management Training To Help You Achieve Certification in 2017

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This article contains affiliate links. There is a dizzying array of courses out there to help you achieve project management qualifications, both for PMI courses, PRINCE2 courses and more. It actually made me want to learn about process groups, which is a rare thing. Logical Model PRINCE2 courses. Simon has two online e-learning video PRINCE2 courses. The PRINCE2 Agile® Exam course includes mock papers and your exam fees so you get a total package.

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

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And in this guide, I will share everything I have found out, in my longest article ever. I have also included the Axelos PRINCE2 Agile qualifications here. This article is a companion to our earlier guide: ‘Project Management Qualification: Should I or Shouldn’t I?’

What’s To Like About AgilePM?

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The roles represent the Business, project Process and Technical Development required to manage and develop and deliver the project. It can be integrated successfully with PRINCE2 because the roles are complementary and the lifecycles are similar. What it does have that PRINCE2 doesn’t are roles defined for delivering the requirements. In her next article Julia talks about the differences between AgilePM and PRINCE2 Agile.

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How to Get Into Project Management: 5 PMs Share Their Stories

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There are lots of routes into project management, as I explored recently in an article on how to become a project manager. I completed the PRINCE2® qualification soon after I started my IT role.

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A Complete Guide to RACI/RASCI Charts

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At the end of this article there’s a link to download my free roles and responsibilities document template. In this article I’ll give you everything you need to know about producing a RACI chart for your project. There’s a lot going on in this article so here are some quick links to help you navigate through it. Another use for it is for process mapping. RACI and PRINCE2. PRINCE2® doesn’t have RACI/RASCI in exactly the same way as described above.

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The Definitive Guide to Project Management Methodologies

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A project management methodology is essentially a set of guiding principles and processes for managing a project. In this article, I’ll give you a complete overview of different PMMs and how to choose them. BONUS: Click here to get our totally free, curated list of 63 Project Management Templates with everything you need to streamline your processes today. Each stage in this process is self-contained; you wrap up one stage before moving onto another. PRINCE2.

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Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 1 – Understanding & Incorporating Agile Project Management

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So if you’re new to this or perhaps you’ve kind of been using it in a couple of different veins, maybe you’ve been part of a scrum team or you’ve watched it happen around you, or maybe you’ve seen a horrific implementation of an agile process, it isn’t necessarily the methodology, but sometimes you have to think about your culture, the environment, and what you’re trying to do. So individuals and interactions over processes and tools.

Resource Management in Projects: The Ultimate Guide

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In this article, I’ll show you what project resource management is, set out a simple process to do it, describe the tools to help and give you tips to overcome some of the common issues. Specifically for project management, the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition defines resource management like this: Project Resource Management includes the processes to identify, acquire, and manage the resources needed for the successful completion of the project. Projects are done by people.

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Communications Tools: The Project Banner

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This article, Communications Tools: The Project Banner , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. I should have measured it first as we’ve just had the ceiling painted as we’re in the process of moving into that room and I was nervous about bashing it with the support pole. Read more great articles about project management at Girl's Guide to PM - Project Management Skills Made Easy.

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What Does Agile Mean in the Job Market?

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When used in a Project context you can benefit from merging the Agile delivery methods with the structure that PRINCE2 Agile or Agile PM bring with them. Next up I will be taking a more detailed look at the PRINCE2 Agile and Agile PM project management approaches over the next two articles followed by an overview of the two most popular Agile development approaches, SCRUM and Kanban. Agile processes harness change for the customer’s competitive advantage.

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Interested in Getting into Project Management or Committed?

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Here are just ten different things you need to be thinking about and doing: Getting qualified – not just in PRINCE2 but learning the fundamentals of project management. The different tools, techniques, processes, frameworks and language that exist in different forms of projects. Read, research and keep learning as much as you can – read widely, not just articles on Linkedin.

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Project Management Trends (2018 Edition)

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This article, Project Management Trends (2018 Edition) , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. But knowing a methodology isn’t the pinnacle of achievement, as Kevin Longergan points out in this article. With the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition and PRINCE2 2017 both discussing tailoring more thoroughly than ever before, project managers have more flexibility to adapt project approaches to their environment.

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PMP Certification? Use this List of Helpful PMBOK Guide Resources

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” The definition of what PMBOK means, directly from the 1st (1996) Edition of the PMBOK Guide , is as follows: “ all those topics, subject areas and intellectual process which are involved in the application of sound management principles to… projects.” It covers the context in which projects operate along with detailed processes for running projects, and it has been collaboratively compiled by many studied project managers. PMBOK GUIDE vs. PRINCE2.

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Transforming to an Agile Enterprise

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They realize the final solution and product can only be arrived at through a process of experimentation and use of iterative methods. About the Author Sandeep Shouche (PMP, PgMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSP, [ASM.EN], ITIL Expert, PRINCE2) is an expert in the areas of project, program management, Agile methodologies and IT Service Management. He has authored and been featured in several articles and conferences related to project and program Management.

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To project management certify or not…?

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Now I know I may well upset a few people with this articles however here goes…. Should I get PRINCE2/ APM/PMI’ is usually attached to the question. Many people who have been on a qualification course come along at the end of the course and saying something like ‘I went onto a PRINCE2/ APM/PMI qualification course and this 2 days makes much more sense’ Or, ‘I can apply this to my projects straight away. Finally, I came across an article from Elizabeth Harrin.

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Project Management Methodologies 101: The What, Why, How, & Types Explained

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Creating a winning formula for efficiently implementing business processes. This article focuses on introducing the most common project management methodologies that exist and eventually helping you choose the winning approach every time. PRINCE2. PRINCE2 stands for: PR ojects .

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Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?

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In this article, you will learn about top 20 project management methodologies and which ones you should choose for your project. PRINCE2. Rational Unified Process. It overcame many shortcomings of waterfall model such as process rigidity and higher risk and delivered a much better solution. With feedback on every iteration and client involvement throughout the process, you can deliver a product that satisfies your clients, thanks to agile. PRINCE2.

Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?

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In this article, you will learn about top 20 project management methodologies and which ones you should choose for your project. PRINCE2. Rational Unified Process. PRINCE2. This methodology focuses on lean principles and applies strict processes to increase efficiency.

A Complete Guide to RACI/RASCI Charts

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At the end of this article there’s a link to download my free roles and responsibilities document template. In this article I’ll give you everything you need to know about producing a RACI chart for your project. There’s a lot going on in this article so here are some quick links to help you navigate through it. Another use for it is for process mapping. RACI and PRINCE2. PRINCE2® doesn’t have RACI/RASCI in exactly the same way as described above.

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