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

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. What is PRINCE2? Types of PRINCE2 Certifications.

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Introducing the PRINCE2 Principles

Project Health Check

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 Apprentice’ Project Manager – A True Representation?

Arras People

Below are just a few situations and the differences in how ‘The Apprentice Wannabes’ typically deal with them and how the PRINCE2® Method and/or the APM Body of Knowledge (APM BoK) would handle it…. You’ll certainly need to know your PRINCE2® from your Prince Charles!

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PRINCE2: The Reigning Project Management Methodology

Wrike

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? The fundamentals of PRINCE2. The 7 principles of PRINCE2.

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. It actually made me want to learn about process groups, which is a rare thing. Logical Model PRINCE2 courses.

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.

Where to Start in Finding a Great PMO Job

Arras People

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.

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Managing Project Christmas

Arras People

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. This is usually a big NO NO for PRINCE2 due to their conflicting objectives.

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Challenging Change

The Lazy Project Manager

project management alex marson apm change ocm peter taylor PMI pmp prince2 project project manager projects speaking success tailwind

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The Must-Read Reading List for Project Communication and Collaboration

Girl's Guide to PM

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?

Online PM Courses

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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How to Delegate Tasks With More Confidence and Less Stress

Girl's Guide to PM

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.

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What are the Best Project Management Books?

Online PM Courses

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.

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

Online PM Courses

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 Top Five Project Management Certifications in the UK

Arras People

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? How much does the PRINCE2 certification cost in the UK?

10 Places to Get Free Project Management Templates

Girl's Guide to PM

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! You’ve got responsibility for a project.

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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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Project Management Training To Help You Achieve Certification in 2017

Girl's Guide to PM

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.

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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.

What’s To Like About AgilePM?

Arras People

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.

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A Complete Guide to RACI/RASCI Charts

Girl's Guide to PM

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. Another use for it is for process mapping. RACI and PRINCE2.

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The Definitive Guide to Project Management Methodologies

Workamajig

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. PRINCE2. PRINCE2 is based on 7 principles, 7 themes and 7 processes.

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

Online PM Courses

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?’

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

Girl's Guide to PM

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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Resource Management in Projects: The Ultimate Guide

Girl's Guide to PM

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. The Project Resource Management Process. What Does PRINCE2 Say About Resource Management?

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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. He has authored and been featured in several articles and conferences related to project and program Management.

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Communications Tools: The Project Banner

Girl's Guide to PM

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.

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Interested in Getting into Project Management or Committed?

Arras People

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.

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What Does Agile Mean in the Job Market?

Arras People

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. Through this work we have come to value: Individuals and interactions over processes and tools. What does Agile mean?

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Project Management Trends (2018 Edition)

Girl's Guide to PM

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. Improving consistency in process and decision making.

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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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PMP Certification? Use this List of Helpful PMBOK Guide Resources

Wrike

” 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.”

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Entrepreneurship & Project Management [Interview]

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Entrepreneurship & Project Management [Interview] , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. Reach out during this process to get feedback so your presentation of the ideas uses words team members use. This process can be boiled down to trust.

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To project management certify or not…?

Ron Rosenhead

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. The application of project management seems to have got lost in the process. That is the question….

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A Complete Guide to RACI/RASCI Charts

Girl's Guide to PM

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. Another use for it is for process mapping. RACI and PRINCE2.

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

Taskque

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?

Taskque

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.

Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018

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Project management methodologies – Agile, Waterfall, PRINCE2, PRiSM, Six Sigma, Critical Path, and many more. You can always switch the project you’re working on, the team you interact with, the industry you’re involved in, and even the processes and tools to ease your work.

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Choosing a Project Management Methodology

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A methodology is like a roadmap or a set of blueprints for your project, providing teams with a set of instructions and processes to deliver successful projects. In this article, I will briefly outline seven popular approaches – PRINCE2, Critical Path Management, Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, Hybrid, and Kanban – before concluding with some tips to determine which methodology to use. A project is about change and transformation.