The Alternatives to PRINCE2

Arras People

As you can imagine, we have a lot of conversations about PRINCE2 at Arras. The split into two camps – those with minimal project experience who are looking to get into project management and want to do some training (or have already take PRINCE2 and don’t know what to do next).

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. As such, is provides as alternative to the Project Management Institute's (PMI) A Guide to a Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), and it's Project Management Professional Qualification (PMP). Then there is the PRINCE2 "Processes", equivalent to the PMBOK "Process Groups" - essentially the flow of phases throughout the Project Life cycle.

25 Years Project Management Experience: Do I Really Need PRINCE2?

Arras People

“Even though I’m a veteran project manager, I’m not PRINCE2 certified, but that seems to be all companies want in their PM job descriptions. If you have the opportunity to take a PRINCE2 course through your current employer, take it. PRINCE2

Will PRINCE2 Help Me Get a Foot in the Door?

Arras People

“Being a project management professional who has been made redundant and actively seeking a role to no avail for the past few months, would employers take notice of me if I gained my PRINCE2 qualification?” Q&A Project Management Careers PRINCE2

Moving to the UK: PMI or APM?

Arras People

I have got my PMP from the PMI Institute as that was necessary in this region. A PMI PMP is just as recognisable in the UK as the APMP from the APM. Many job advertisements will state PRINCE2, APM or equivalent. Q&A Project Management Careers APM PMI

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

Online PM Courses

Gateway (PRINCE2). The Project Management Institute’s (PMI’s) PMBOK 6th Edition: Phase Gate : A review at the end of a phase in which a decision is made to continue to the next phase, to continue with modificatin, or to end a project or program.

What are the Best Project Management Books?

Online PM Courses

Managing successful projects with PRINCE2. There are lots of introductory and explanatory guides to PRINCE2 on the market, but if your serious… This is the authoritative guide published by the current owners of the PRINCE2 methodology set. PMI cares about copyright theft.

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The Top Five Project Management Certifications in the UK

Arras People

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.

Project Management Training To Help You Achieve Certification in 2017

Girl's Guide to PM

There is a dizzying array of courses out there to help you achieve project management qualifications, both for PMI courses, PRINCE2 courses and more. Certification: PMP®, CAPM®, PMI-ACP®. Logical Model PRINCE2 courses. Simon has two online e-learning video PRINCE2 courses.

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10 Things I Love About Managing Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Brown at the PMI UK Chapter event Synergy earlier. Book review: Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 This entry is part 7 of 10 in the series Inside PRINCE2This new version of the PRINCE2 manual for project managers feels a lot clearer. Click the graphic to see it full size.

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

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By Anselm Begley, PMP, PRINCE2, CBAP, CSM, APMG Managing Benefits. Certifications that are available include: Project Management Professional (PMP)® and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® – developed by PMI® in the US. PRINCE2® – developed by AXELOS in the UK.

PMP Discount and Promo Codes – 2016 Year End Coupons & Offers

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You will also find offers and coupons on other Project Management courses like PMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-RMP, CAPM, MS Project, Prince2 and Six Sigma in this post. […]. Discounts, Promotions, Offers and Coupons From Leading PM Course Providers You will find PMP Discounts and promo codes on training courses and other exam prep content in this post.

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To project management certify or not…?

Ron Rosenhead

Should I get PRINCE2/ APM/PMI’ is usually attached to the question. That is the question…. Now I know I may well upset a few people with this articles however here goes….

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Kick Start Your Project Management Career with APM’s PFQ

Arras People

Normally people want to jump straight onto PRINCE2 but I often think that’s a bit like learning to cook by using a recipe card rather than taking a cookery course in some of the basics first. It’s the “how project schedules work” and the “why do risk management” It’s the basic technical knowledge you need before progressing onto things like methodologies (PRINCE2 being one of those) or pulling together a project plan for a real project.

What is the PMBoK (Project Management Body of Knowledge)? | Video

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No self-respecting Project Manager should be ignorant of one of our primary reference documents, the PMI’s Project Management Body of Knowledge, or PMBOK. What is PRINCE2? . What is the PMI? . PMI Qualifications and PDUs.

6 Real Project Managers Show You How To Manage Multiple Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

I like having a one-page project summary on the wall by my desk, like a PRINCE2 project product description). Managing lots of projects at the same time is tough. Here’s how 6 project managers stay on top of multiple projects – and keep their sanity.

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Project Management Degrees – Challenges and Opportunities

Arras People

Just before Christmas I was invited along to a PMI event in Manchester. It was called “ Shaping Project Management Education ” and it was hosted by the PMI UK Chapter. If you didn’t already know, PMI has a keen interest in this angle of education – they do good things with their Educational Foundation and academic research. Watch this space as we wait to see what PMI’s next steps are now the conversations have started.

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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. For Europe, you might want to look for a PRINCE2 certification. The PRINCE2 Certification. This certification has three main levels: PRINCE2 Foundation.

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Professional Practitioners and the Professionalisation of Project Management

Arras People

In this band we included the Axelos, APMG, PMI, APM and the IPMA all of whom are relatively well-known in the PPM space in the UK. The wider environment may also impact on us individually, such as the situation caused by PRINCE2 becoming for many a defacto standard in project management.

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Have You Considered Legal Project Management?

Girl's Guide to PM

Antony is a member of the Association for Project Management (MAPM) and the Project Management Institute (PMI). Legal Project Management (LPM) is a discipline recognised widely in the legal services sector.

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APM Salary and Market Trends Survey 2017 – A Review

Arras People

The last time I reviewed the PMI Earning Power report they had a response rate of over 29,000.

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APM Salary and Market Trends Survey 2017 – A Review

Arras People

The last time I reviewed the PMI Earning Power report they had a response rate of over 29,000.

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Do You Actually Need a Project Management Certification?


After it, there are PRINCE2, SAFe, CAPM, ITIL, CSM, and others. There’s also CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management), which is a lite version of PMP and is easier to obtain (they are both issued by PMI). PRINCE2 (Projects IN Controlled Environments) is a project management methodology for which you can get a certificate, which issued by the government of UK. And some courses are dated, as they focus exclusively on waterfall methodologies (like PMI’s).

What is a Digital Project Manager (and How to Become One)


A ‘ Talent Gap’ report by PMI estimates that by 2020, there will be 15.7 PMI’s annual salary survey has more accurate data. PMI’s salary survey corroborates these findings. Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) , also offered by PMI.

Project Management Trends: 2018 Topics to Watch


And yet, we had some significant shifts this year, most notably PMI releasing the sixth edition of “A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge” ( PMBOK® Guide ), alongside the Agile Practice Guide. The much-quoted PMI Talent Gap report states that 15.7

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