PRINCE2: An Introduction to the Project Management Methodology

ProjectManager.com

Project management is a process of finding the best method to manage and control work through its every stage. 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.

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. What is PRINCE2? Types of PRINCE2 Certifications.

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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. Agile Governance and Audit gives a short introduction to agile, compares agile with waterfall and looks at audit and agile cultures. 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.

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

Online PM Courses

The Stage Gate Process gets too little love from Project Managers. Gateway (PRINCE2). In a Stage Gate process, you break your project into stages, or phases. In this article, we look at why a stage gate process will enhance your project management, and how to make it work.

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.

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. Governance includes: Responsibility for a specific duty, task, or decision. The governing of IT systems has two distinct components. NoEstimates Governance

Where to Start in Finding a Great PMO Job

Arras People

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. There are the project management ones – like PRINCE2 , Agile.

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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. First, ITIL has a strong emphasis on the governance of IT. The processes are: Event management.

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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.

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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. So far so good; but when an organisation is orchestrating its status reporting process, what does it need to consider?

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10 Places to Get Free Project Management Templates

Girl's Guide to PM

We'll process your data in accordance with our privacy policy. The Infrastructure & Projects Authority (IPA) arranges and manages project assurance reviews for the UK governments’ complex and high risk projects. PRINCE2 Templates from Axelos.

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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.

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

Arras People

Process. 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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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.

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. BONUS: Click here to get our totally free, curated list of 63 Project Management Templates with everything you need to streamline your processes today. PRINCE2.

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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.

Transforming to an Agile Enterprise

International Institute of Learning

They realize the final solution and product can only be arrived at through a process of experimentation and use of iterative methods. Everybody’s incentives are governed more by their contribution to overall customer value rather than their individual output.

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The PMO is Dead… Long Live the PMO!

Arras People

Managers in the PMO become concerned about the quality and timeliness of the data, standards are defined, processes are introduced, and more activities are included in their sphere of influence.

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Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

This quote demonstrates a lack of understanding of making decisions in the presence of uncertainty and the processes and events that create uncertainty. There is naturally occurring variability from uncontrolled processes. Aleatory uncertainty is expressed as a process variability.

5 Project Red Flags

Prince2

If you can’t answer what the project will do for the business, you may have forgotten the most important process: creating a Business Case. Putting processes ahead of people. Try not to dwell on getting the processes right according to the Managing Successful Projects guide. Some processes are alien or disruptive to individuals or groups. A good Practitioner will tailor PRINCE2 to the environment. It makes PRINCE2 easier to tailor, especially for Agile.

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.

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

ProProfs Project Management

Creating a winning formula for efficiently implementing business processes. A methodology is a framework of processes, methods, and practices that project managers employ for the design, planning, implementation and achievement of their project objectives. PRINCE2.

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8 Project Management Methodologies Made Simple

Proofhub

Robust development to ensure quality PRINCE2 ?—?Controlled Controlled project management made of principles and processes Let’s take a brief look at these methodologies and see how beneficial they can be for your organization. This is an exciting time in the project management world.

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Too many rules makes agility impossible

Henny Portman

You could also apply this principle to the process you are using to develop your product. 13 roles, 6 processes, 15 products, 8 principles. PRINCE2 Agile. 9 roles, 7 processes, 7 themes, 7 principles, 5 behaviors, 26 products.

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Choosing a Project Management Methodology

Brightwork

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.

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.

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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. 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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What is a Project Management Certification? And Why Do I Need It?

The IIL Blog

By Anselm Begley, PMP, PRINCE2, CBAP, CSM, APMG Managing Benefits. Government contracts will require a certified project manager. Companies propose to government contracts because they are large and lucrative so you won’t get to lead those.

Project Cost Management – The Essential Things to Know and Do

Online PM Courses

Your ‘Project Cost Management Plan’ Establishing your costs – the processes of estimating and budgeting. The governance considerations for project cost management. Tailoring your project cost management process. The PMBOK has two processes: Estimate Costs.

How to Pick a Project Management Methodology for Success

Clarizen

Common in software development, Agile is a customer focused project management methodology that places a large amount of emphasis on people and software rather than strict processes and documentation procedures. PRINCE2. This is one of the more process-based project management methods.

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Scope Management Plan: Everything You Need to Know

Online PM Courses

It will help you navigate the scoping process, and take full advantage of all of your hard work. One of two outputs of one of six processes of one of 10 Knowledge Areas. Your scope management plan will set out the processes and procedures that will protect you from all these failings.

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. When these processes are being continuously reviewed and improved this is called a mature process.

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How to Run Brexit Like a Project

Prince2

You’ve just earned your PRINCE2 Foundation certificate and your first job is to manage Brexit. Processes. That still applies to a lot of the people, like government and business leaders. Breaking government manifesto pledges. As you’re working for the government, they’ll expect you to keep their promises. But before you can even work as an informed member of a PRINCE2 project team, you’ll need a Foundation certificate.

How to recruit an outstanding project manager (Part I)

Susanne Madsen

In other words, a good project manger is so much more than a person who has the knowledge and ability to make effective use of tools and processes.

12 Project Management Rules You’d be Wise to Note

Online PM Courses

It is no coincidence that the developers of the UK Government’s Project Management methodology, PRINCE (now, PRINCE2 ), chose the acronym they did, for their new methodology. PRINCE2 was updated in 2007 , by the way.

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100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019

ProProfs Project Management

Whether you are overseeing a team or leading major projects and their execution process, it is essential to keep everything in line to ensure project success. 20% of companies say that their IT requirements process is not the articulation of business need.

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

Epicflow Blog

So, can you speak about artificial intelligence in project management if you still control all the related processes and make important decisions by yourself? Moreover, we’re subsidized by the Dutch government to research artificial intelligence in project management. Prince2.

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Do You Actually Need a Project Management Certification?

ActiveCollab

Degrees are awarded by universities and governments, take much longer to complete, and require students to take general education courses in addition to profession-specific ones. After it, there are PRINCE2, SAFe, CAPM, ITIL, CSM, and others. PRINCE2 (Projects IN Controlled Environments) is a project management methodology for which you can get a certificate, which issued by the government of UK.

Complete Collection of Project Management Statistics 2015

Wrike

3% use PRINCE2. [4]. Having a knowledge transfer process in place boosts the chance of project success by over 20%. [6]. Most Popular Agile Tools and Processes: Scrum – 43%. Government – Federal. Government – City/State/Local. Poor purchasing processes: 23%.

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