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. There’s never just one way to accomplish this mission, and thus there is never just one methodology for project managers to use. But you can’t use a methodology you don’t know, which is why good project managers are intellectually curious and never complacent. What Is PRINCE2? PRINCE2 is an acronym for Projects IN Controlled Environments.

Risk Management for Project Managers

Arras People

“Increasingly,” says Walaa Bakry, who runs Westminster Business School’s project management courses, “successful project management is becoming a synonym for successful risk management. Therefore, project managers who wish to successfully fulfil their project’s objectives not only need to manage the technical aspects of the project but also ensure that risks which may impact on the project’s objectives are well managed.”. programme risk.

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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. 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.

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’. I call newbies, the misguided project managers because there are tons of certifications to choose from.

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

A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to manage the risk encountered on software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. Let's start with a critical understanding of the purpose of managing risk on software development projects. Risk Management is essential for development and production programs. Effective Risk Management 2nd Edition, Edmund Conrow, AIAA, 2003. Risk a Feelings,” George F.

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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. Yet it has the potential to transform your project management, deliver more successful projects, and make you a better project manager. Gateway (PRINCE2). In this article, we look at why a stage gate process will enhance your project management, and how to make it work. It is an important part of project governance that looks both backwards and forwards. Benefits Management Plan.

10 Places to Get Free Project Management Templates

Girl's Guide to PM

I have researched the best places to get free project management templates for download online. How to Use Free Project Management Templates. You can find free project management templates to download all over the internet. My first tip is that you’ll have to look around to find one for what you need and that fits your project management environment. Get access to over 20 project management templates, ebooks, checklists and more. PRINCE2 Templates from Axelos.

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12 Project Management Rules You’d be Wise to Note

Online PM Courses

When you have been Managing Projects for a while, you will start to notice that some things are always true. Each of these ‘ Project Management Rules ‘ reminds us of something important about Project Management, so I have been collecting them for nearly 20 years.

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

The Lazy Project Manager

Are you working as a project manager? There are many certification courses for project manager you should do. We here bring the great options in project management certification. You as a project manager can increase your skill and prospects of job sharp with certifications.

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The Definitive Guide to Project Management Methodologies

Workamajig

What are project management methodologies? A project management methodology is essentially a set of guiding principles and processes for managing a project. So how do you choose a project management methodology? Choosing project management methodologies (PMM) is one of the first decisions you’ll have to make as a project manager. Different project management methodologies have their own pros and cons for different project types. PRINCE2.

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Project Status Reporting – 6 Key Considerations

Project Health Check

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, Project Managers (PMs) live and die by the Plan. The entire purpose of the Start-up Phase of a Project is to produce a comprehensive Plan for the Project; consisting of an integrated Performance Measurement Baseline (Time, Cost, Scope) and an associated Project Management Plan to monitor and control it. The truth is senior management aren’t really bothered, or at least they shouldn’t be.

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

ProProfs Project Management

Project management is one of those things that appears to be a relatively easy thing to accomplish — until you get started it. . As organizations grow, their ability to consistently manage and deliver projects starts to play a much bigger role. . What Is Project Management Methodology?

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Top Ten Things Every New Project Manager Should Do

Arras People

We speak to loads of people every week who are either interested in getting into project management or are fairly new to project management. I’m always on the hunt for great advice to share with them – or different things they can be reading or watching about project management which will help them. He’s also pretty nifty at project management training and educating project managers. But successful new projects managers are thoughtful.

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Project Cost Management – The Essential Things to Know and Do

Online PM Courses

Project Cost Management often puts people off. Instead, you must act with determination to understand project cost management and implement all the tools at your disposal to control costs and bring in your expenditure on budget. The governance considerations for project cost management.

Scope Management Plan: Everything You Need to Know

Online PM Courses

I’ve often said that scoping is the hardest part of Project Management. So for a formal project, you’ll need a good Scope Management Plan. But a Scope Management Plan is a tiny part of project management. Why a Scope Management Plan is Important.

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Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

Uncertainty is related to three aspects of the management of projects: The external world - the activities of the project itself. The risk is created when we have not accounted for this natural variances in our management plan for the project. Dealing with Aleatory (irreducible) uncertainty and the resulting risk requires we have margin. An aleatory risk is expressed as a relation to a value. One starting point is the value at risk. Embrace Risk!

How to recruit an outstanding project manager (Part I)

Susanne Madsen

Although it isn’t possible to provide one single definition of what a good project manager looks like, certain traits, skills and attributes seem to be advantageous for a person who is to lead a project. How do I know that risks are being effectively identified and mitigated?

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Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018

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Are you preparing to become a project manager but you don’t know where to start? We’ve put together an extensive guide for you to serve as a beginning point and reference for your future career as a project manager. You can now start being part of this line of work right away by reading the basics of each aspect of a project manager’s career growth. – the basic personality traits of a good manager. What does a project manager actually do? Manage clients.

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100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019

ProProfs Project Management

Project management is an essential part of every organization. In the long run, it is the project management techniques adopted by managers that either make or break the organization. . How will you know what is the best way to manage your teams ? We bring to you 100+ project management stats you must know to streamline workflow, manage teams efficiently, and ensure successful project execution. Adopting Project Management as a Practise .

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Review: A Guide to Assurance of Agile Delivery

Henny Portman

This guide (2017) is a result of the working group of the Association for Project Management’s Assurance Special Interest group (APM’s Assurance SIG). 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. Governance starts with an overview of generic governance topics that are applicable too for agile projects.

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. 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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5 Project Red Flags

Prince2

If you can spot any of these five red flags early enough, you’ll be better prepared to stamp them out, or avoid managing a doomed project altogether. It’s easy for project managers to fixate on the schedules, budget and resources. This is a common problem for inexperienced project managers who want to play it safe. Try not to dwell on getting the processes right according to the Managing Successful Projects guide. There’s also a dedicated PRINCE2 Agile course.

Transforming to an Agile Enterprise

International Institute of Learning

They encourage their teams to take risks and make it safe to fail sometimes. Everybody’s incentives are governed more by their contribution to overall customer value rather than their individual output. They will willingly share information about potential risk factors. 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.

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What is VUCA?

Arras People

The Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK®) 6 th Edition is explicit that project managers need to be politically astute and include techniques matched to the complexity in their day-to-day behaviours. Low-uncertainty introduces the need for “plan-B” or risk management while uncertainty favours reactive responding. PRINCE2® gave us a framework within which to create governance over the use of the tool-kit. Project Management VUCA

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Do You Actually Need a Project Management Certification?

ActiveCollab

You’ve probably heard about all sorts of project management certifications and wonder whether it’s worth having one. If some organization uses some project management framework, you need to get certified. If you want to manage projects better, certification won’t help you much. The most popular project management certifications. When it comes to project management, PMP is the most popular certification (and most widely recognized). project-management

The PMI Talent Triangle: A Guide [for members and non-members]

Online PM Courses

I have project management nailed.’ All of the professional bodies and providers of general project management qualifications recognize that this is far from the truth. The Competitive Advantage of Effective Talent Management. Strategic and Business Management.

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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. With a Communication Management Strategy Template, you’ll have an idea of: • How stakeholders are grouped. • That still applies to a lot of the people, like government and business leaders. Manage risk. Remember that big projects come with big risks. Make sure you assign a Risk Owner who understands the intricacies of this issue.

Complete Collection of Project Management Statistics 2015

Wrike

Need up-to-date facts and figures for a project management report, article, or infographic? Browse this collection of project management statistics collected from studies and reports from the past five years. Benefits of Project Management. —1A. Project Management Methodologies. —1B. Project Management Best Practices. —1C. Agile Project Management. Project Management Salaries. Project Management Training & Certification.

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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. Project Management certification demonstrates an individual’s experience, knowledge, and skill in project management – and in many companies, it’s a requirement for new and current project managers. Occasionally there are attendees who are sent to the class by their management. In requisitions, hiring managers may stipulate “certification preferred” or “certification required.”

AgilePM documentation based on building blocks

Henny Portman

Management Approach Definition. If I look at templates used by organisations you are running the risk of large documents. The project manager can be more focused upon managing the project instead of writing bulky (progress) reports. Comparable arguments apply to the position of the project manager. The project manager wishes to represent the information concisely, without repeating anything and writing things up only once.

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