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?

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.

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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. It’s attention to rigor and good governance make it a popular standard for many organizations. The post PRINCE2 Certification: Everything You Need to Know appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. PRINCE2 Project Management Career Project Management Training PRINCE2 Agile

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

Arras People

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”. Either integrated to PRINCE2 stages.

Review Agile Governance and Audit

Henny Portman

Christopher Wright wrote the book Agile Governance and Audit – An overview for auditors and agile teams. Agile Governance and Audit gives a short introduction to agile, compares agile with waterfall and looks at audit and agile cultures. The author follows a project life cycle from idea towards a usable product including governance and control. This is where we now see PRINCE2 Agile, AgilePM, DAD or PMI Agile. To order (Bol.com): Agile Governance and Audit.

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. Since then, it has become the standard which the government mandates to manage its projects and many multi-national organisations have adopted to manage their projects.

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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? 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.

Governance and Estimating

Herding Cats

If your business is not subject to any external governance process, you’re free to spend your money as you please. But you’re not free to suggest your approach is applicable to those who are governed by external frameworks of spending and accountability for that spend, without a testable confirmation this idea doesn’t violate those governance principles. Governance includes: Responsibility for a specific duty, task, or decision. NoEstimates Governance

How the Stage Gate Process Will Make You a Better Project Manager

Online PM Courses

PRINCE2 Project Governance Project Management Tools and Techniques Project Process Gateway Go/No-go Killpoint Phase Gate PMBoK Stage GateThe Stage Gate Process has the potential to transform your project management, deliver more successful projects, and make you a better project manager. The post How the Stage Gate Process Will Make You a Better Project Manager appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

Where to Start in Finding a Great PMO Job

Arras People

There are the project management ones – like PRINCE2 , Agile. A highly regulated industry needs string governance and control – a fast-moving tech company needs ‘just enough’. 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.

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Why the Stage Gate Process will Make You a Better Project Manager

Online PM Courses

Gateway (PRINCE2). It is an important part of project governance that looks both backwards and forwards. Let’s set aside the very important governance imperative. But what if governance were unimportant to you… or your organization? ’ PRINCE2 and the UK Government refer to Gate 0 – Strategic Assessment. PRINCE2 and the UK Government refer to Gate 1 – Business Justification.

Changing the Face of PM Training

Girl's Guide to PM

Go for something like PMP® or PRINCE2 and the choice is even greater. I love Management of Portfolios (MoP), a book I co-authored which is the UK Government/AXELOS global best practice standard. Job adverts declare that you have to be PMP certified or a PRINCE2 Practitioner. Primavera, Expert Views PRINCE2 TrainingI took my APMP course recently and there were a bemusing amount of training providers to choose from.

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ITIL for Project Managers – Should you?

Online PM Courses

First, ITIL has a strong emphasis on the governance of IT. These twin concerns with governance and quality account for ITIL’s benefits to the organizations that use it. CCTA ceased to exist in 2001, when it was merged with the Office for Government Commerce (OGC).

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What is a Senior Responsible Owner – SRO? | Video

Online PM Courses

The term ‘Senior Responsible Owner’ or SRO comes from the UK Government’s Program Management methodology, Managing Successful Programmes (MSP). It also appears in the related and far more widely known PRINCE2 methodology. PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership PRINCE2 Program Management Project Governance Project Management in Under 5 Project Sponsorship Managing Successful Programmes MSP Senior Responsible Owner SRO

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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. Since then, it has become the standard which the government mandates to manage its projects and many multi-national organisations have adopted to manage their projects.

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Project Status Reporting – 6 Key Considerations

Project Health Check

The Project should then be reporting its status regularly to senior management via a Status Report, as part of its overarching Governance arrangement. We’ve recently been involved in a review and update to the Project status reporting and governance structure for a major organisation with circa 150 Projects live projects at any one time. So there you go, some basic high level considerations for Status Reporting and Governance that we’ve used.

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10 Places to Get Free Project Management Templates

Girl's Guide to PM

The Infrastructure & Projects Authority (IPA) arranges and manages project assurance reviews for the UK governments’ complex and high risk projects. My favourite is the ‘critical friend’ template , which is most relevant for the kind of work most of us do – given that there aren’t that many project managers in the world running complex government transformation projects with budgets that run into the billions, and accountability to tax payers. PRINCE2 Templates from Axelos.

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The Four Keys to Successful Portfolio, Programme and Project Management (P3M) Performance

Arras People

The methods by which programmes and projects are selected and delivered have been properly thought through and defined, based on methodologies such as MoP®, MSP® and PRINCE2®. P3M3®, PRINCE2®, MSP®,MoP®, P3O®, MoR® and MoV® are registered trademarks of AXELOS Limited.

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Risk Management for Project Managers

Arras People

We’ve been building our expertise around the area of project management for a number of years,” Walaa explains, “and offer a master’s degree in project management, along with PRINCE2® and AgilePM® project management courses. Like PRINCE2 and Agile, the M_o_R programme is split into two parts: Foundation and Practitioner. But whilst PRINCE2 and AgilePM address risks from the perspective of the project, M_o_R considers the following angles as well: strategic risk.

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Top 5 Project Management Certifications To Become A Great Project Manager!

The Lazy Project Manager

PRINCE2. PRINCE2. The PRINCE2 certification course is another important project management credential project managers can take. was first introduced for the government offices of UK. About the PRINCE2 Certification exam structure. PRINCE2 Foundation.

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

Online PM Courses

I have also included the Axelos PRINCE2 Agile qualifications here. I very nearly placed Axelos PRINCE2 Agile in here and could equally well have done so, but you’ll find that certification discussed in my Tier 2 section. Axelos PRINCE2.

Overview of my year 2019 book reviews

Henny Portman

Agile governance and audit. PRINCE2 smarttabs versus portman’s PRINCE2 tabs. 2019 was again a fruitful book review year.

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The Definitive Guide to Project Management Methodologies

Workamajig

PRINCE2. PRINCE2 (Projects IN Controlled Environments) is the official project management methodology of the UK government (which means that most UK government projects use it). You can even get a PRINCE2 certification to make working as a project manager in the UK easier. PRINCE2 is based on 7 principles, 7 themes and 7 processes. The 7 PRINCE2 principles, for instance, are: Continued business justification.

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Review: A Guide to Assurance of Agile Delivery

Henny Portman

Like the other book I reviewed ( Agile Governance and Audit ), this book too focusses on temporary project organizations using an agile way of delivery (compare PRINCE2 Agile, AgilePM, DAD, PMI Agile where we have agile teams using e.g. Scrum) and not on organizations using e.g. SAFe, LeSS or Nexus. Governance starts with an overview of generic governance topics that are applicable too for agile projects.

5 Project Red Flags

Prince2

A good Practitioner will tailor PRINCE2 to the environment. For example, you could run a project on a government contract and they might decide one day that they don’t have the budget to continue and the project is cancelled. The whole reason PRINCE2 works is that every type of project tends to unfold similarly. According to the study , “78 percent of projects which adhered to PRINCE2 were a success compared to 38 percent where PRINCE2 was not used.”.

Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

Project Risk Management Model Based on PRINCE2 and Scrum Frameworks,” Martin Tomanek, Jan Juricek, The International Journal of Software Engineering & Applications (IJSEA) , January 2015, Volume 6, Number 1, ISSN: 0975-9018. Federal Government, in support of OMB Circular A-123.”. NoEstimates Debunking Decision Making Estimating Governance Mathematics Principles Risk Systems TheoryThere was a Tweet two days ago from one of the founders of eXtreme Programming, that said.

Transforming to an Agile Enterprise

International Institute of Learning

Everybody’s incentives are governed more by their contribution to overall customer value rather than their individual output. 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. By Sandeep Shouche Most executives will hear the Agile buzzword and ask their teams to “do this agile thing.”.

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Understanding Project Management Job Specifications

Arras People

For a public sector body look for Public Service Agreements (PSAs), which set out national and local targets agreed by individual local authorities and government. These can be found on the local authority website or through the Communities and local government website at: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-communities-and-local-government. government/organisations/department-for-communities-and-local-government.

2016 159

The PMO is Dead… Long Live the PMO!

Arras People

It defines itself in terms of functions it should perform – offering audits and assessments to a series of governance groups that have neither the interest nor the mechanisms to deal with the findings, and who believe the problems have already been addressed or should have been addressed by the Project Director. In this guest post from Christopher Worsley at CITI he looks at one of my favourite subjects, the PMO.

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APM Salary and Market Trends Survey 2017 – A Review

Arras People

The other suspicion is that the comparison would not paint the picture required by a marketing organisation, after all in their 2015 report, they told us that the APMP was more popular than PRINCE2 in the UK! The APM stand on the cusp of a great opportunity; we hope they can get the right governance and professionals with project management expertise in their organisation to make the most of it and truly drive forward the value to this great profession.

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APM Salary and Market Trends Survey 2017 – A Review

Arras People

The other suspicion is that the comparison would not paint the picture required by a marketing organisation, after all in their 2015 report, they told us that the APMP was more popular than PRINCE2 in the UK! The APM stand on the cusp of a great opportunity; we hope they can get the right governance and professionals with project management expertise in their organisation to make the most of it and truly drive forward the value to this great profession.

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

ProProfs Project Management

PRINCE2. PRINCE2 stands for: PR ojects . It is a government-endorsed project management methodology, released and supported by the UK government in 1996. . PRINCE2 is actually a de facto standard used by the UK government and is a very process-oriented methodology.

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Let’s Be Agile Together!

Arras People

We were not fussy – best practice worked for us and we would happily take from PMBoK, PRINCE2 or whatever came along that could increase our capability to deliver successful projects and programmes. PRINCE2 being a great example of this kind of failure to execute; which in turn led to so many PINO (Prince in name only) organisations.

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Choosing a Project Management Methodology

Brightwork

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. Project Management Methodologies PRINCE2 PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a process-driven approach with a focus on business justification and a defined organization structure for teams.

8 Project Management Methodologies Made Simple

Proofhub

Robust development to ensure quality PRINCE2 ?—?Controlled PRINCE2 PRINCE2 ( PR ojects IN C ontrolled E nvironments) is a process-based methodology used by the UK Government, widely recognized and practiced in the private sector in the UK and internationally.

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Building Project Management Capability & Maturity

Jez Lister

In the UK and many other countries around the globe, this usually means Prince2 – ‘Projects in a Controlled Environment’. Prince2 was developed in the UK by the Office of Government Commerce (OGC) and launched in 1996. Although PRINCE2 sets out a framework for how individual projects should be managed, it doesn’t address how an organisation should be set up to use it. Knowledge refers to Prince2 training and certification.

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Top Ten Things Every New Project Manager Should Do

Arras People

If you’re one of the many people who only has their PRINCE2 Foundation and are looking for a cost-effective way to boost your project management knowledge, I really advise you take a look at the online learning options Dr Mike has, they’re first-rate! Number 10: Governance. But good project governance is truly the magic bullet to transforming organisations’ project management capabilities.

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Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018

Paymo App

Project management methodologies – Agile, Waterfall, PRINCE2, PRiSM, Six Sigma, Critical Path, and many more. For Europe, you might want to look for a PRINCE2 certification. The PRINCE2 Certification. The PRINCE2 (PRojects IN Controlled Environments2) project management methodology is one of the most popular methods that you can use in PM. This certification has three main levels: PRINCE2 Foundation. PRINCE2 Practitioner. PRINCE2 Professional.

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Project Management Keywords in CVs

Arras People

Technical experience of building a Digital Portal into a secure, government, landing page is desirable and you will be able to show experience of delivering in both an Agile and PRINCE2 environment.’ We all know how ‘modern’ recruitment works in the UK. Keywords. Keywords are king. They have to be. Recruitment systems that hold hundreds and thousands of CVs have to be filtered in some way. It’s just like Googling.

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