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What You Need to Know About PRINCE2 2017

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Axelos announced that there will be a new update to PRINCE2 later this year. According to Axelos , the guidance has been updated – the principles, themes and processes remain the same – to concentrate on the application of PRINCE2 and how best to tailor it. PRINCE2 Axelos

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

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“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?

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“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

What is PRINCE2 Agile All About?

Arras People

I have been working with PRINCE2 before it became PRINCE2 and for the last 10 years I have been a PRINCE2 trainer and consultant so I am already sold on PRINCE2. PRINCE2 Agile is not a replacement for PRINCE2. It is an extension to PRINCE2.

How Long Does It Take to Get a Job After Taking PRINCE2?

Arras People

Someone wanting to get into project management had done the obligatory PRINCE2 Foundation course and was raring to go but unfortunately no-one seems to be biting. Doing PRINCE2 and getting a job as a Project Manager, when you have no prior experience, there is no correlation or link at all.

Changing the Face of PM Training

Girl's Guide to PM

Go for something like PMP® or PRINCE2 and the choice is even greater. Job adverts declare that you have to be PMP certified or a PRINCE2 Practitioner. Primavera, Expert Views PRINCE2 Training

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Moving to the UK: PMI or APM?

Arras People

Many job advertisements will state PRINCE2, APM or equivalent. It sounds to me that the PRINCE2 might not necessarily be applicable to you either.

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Project Management Methodologies Made Simple: The Complete Methodology Guide for Project Managers

The Digital Project Manager

The ever-evolving project management methodology list of agile, scrum, kanban, lean, xp, waterfall PRINCE2 and PMBOK can be confusing. In this complete guide to project management. The post Project Management Methodologies Made Simple: The Complete Methodology Guide for Project Managers appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General

Challenging Change

The Lazy Project Manager

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Deciding the Fate of your Failing Project – Guest Post

Celoxis

Agile best practices Blog Guest Blog PPM Project Management celoxis Prince2 project management project management best practicesThere are multiple factors that can contribute to the early closure of a project, including a lack of proper communication, stakeholder conflict, scope creep or the lack of a well thought-out project plan.

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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Understanding Project Management Job Specifications

Arras People

The term “using a defined methodology” may not be restricted to PRINCE2, but could include other formal project management techniques. Even where PRINCE2 is stipulated it may be worth checking to see if the organisation formally uses the approach.

Project Management CV – Writing in the First Person

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He is a certified Prince2 Practitioner & Agile Scrum master with double MBA degrees from Cranfield and Oxford, Bob has a high degree of commercial acumen and technical flair which is demonstrated through an outstanding career record.

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. What does Agile mean? And how on earth do we distinguish this in the job market?

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

PM by PM

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.

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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Professional Practitioners and the Professionalisation of Project Management

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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.

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.

Project Initiation Checklist [Free Download]

Girl's Guide to PM

Inside PRINCE2: Who does what in project Initiation This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series Inside PRINCE2Initiating a project is where it all starts in PRINCE2. This month’s free template is a project initiation checklist.

New PM Articles for the Week of January 23 – 29

Practicing IT Project Manager

Mike Clayton gives us an overview of PRINCE2 2017 – from what it is to what’s changed. New project management articles published on the web during the week of January 16 – 22.

10 Things I Love About Managing Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

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. 10 Things I love about managing projects. The variety.

Project Management – Where to Find the Jobs

Arras People

Words that have particular relevance for UK project management professionals include: PRINCE2. Everyday dozens of new project management jobs are created and filled. Projects of all shapes and sizes need to be managed and in many cases that means hiring in a project professional (hurray!).

Project Management Degrees – Challenges and Opportunities

Arras People

Degree courses in project management often don’t include the wider industry preferred accreditation such as PRINCE2, APM or PMI. 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. It was an event that brought together those currently working in the academic world of project management – specifically universities that offer project management degrees.

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Podcast 79 – How to manage a team of project managers

Fix my Project Chaos

Julie is a senior project and program manager with CPPD certification and Prince2 training and experience, acknowledged for […]. Let’s talk about: how to manage a team of project managers In this podcast, Julie Goff, a very experienced leader of teams of Project Managers, speaks with me about how to successfully manage a team of project managers.

Governance and Estimating

Herding Cats

Development Change control - ISO 12207, CMMI, CoBit, OPM3, Prince2. If your business is not subject to any external governance process, you’re free to spend your money as you please.

APMP: Reflections On The Course

Girl's Guide to PM

Inside PRINCE2: Working with APMP This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series Inside PRINCE2PRINCE2 is a well known qualification, but that doesn’t make it incompatible with other. I took my APMP exam recently, at the culmination of five days of study.

New PM Articles for the Week of April 17 – 23

Practicing IT Project Manager

Alex Puscasu looks at the potential upside of integrating Scrum into Prince2. New project management articles published on the web during the week of April 17 – 23. And this week’s video: Carl T.

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.

How to Come Up With a Flexible Project Management ?

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Such approach is named project-based planning and is considered an essential component of methods or approaches such as PRINCE2®. Projects are not easy to incorporate and maintain because anyone working in the project management field can tell every project is bound to fail and there will be an excessive use of budget and resources. Regardless of the size and complexity of the project, this is mostly the case.

New PM Articles for the Week of February 20 – 26

Practicing IT Project Manager

Even if you’re not using Prince2, this is a great explanation of an important business practice. New project management articles published on the web during the week of February 20 – 26.

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.

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!

A Complete Guide to RACI/RASCI Charts

Girl's Guide to PM

RACI and PRINCE2. PRINCE2® doesn’t have RACI/RASCI in exactly the same way as described above. Working out who does what on your project can be a challenge. A RACI chart is a project management tool that helps you do exactly that.

A very practical guide to start managing your projects

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Does “hammock activity”, “prince2” or “critical path” ring any bells? To manage projects from start to finish can be a daunting task, especially if you’re not a certified project management professional. Then this practical guide is for you (no vague or abstract stuff included).

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. Logical Model PRINCE2 courses. Simon has two online e-learning video PRINCE2 courses. This article contains affiliate links.

Mike Griffiths Receives “PMI-SAC Fellow” Award

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Mike was recognized for his work developing agile project management techniques and promoting agile project management including: Co-author “ Using DSDM with PRINCE2 ” white paper 2000. On November 12, 2013 Mike was presented with a PMI-SAC Fellow award at the PMI-SAC Awards Gala.

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How To Present To The C-Suite (And Everyone Else)

Girl's Guide to PM

How PRINCE2 can change your outlook This is a guest post by Maria Burton from Focus On Training. Today, I’m handing the blog over to Leigh Espy. She might not have been blogging about project management for long, but she has made quite an impact with her personable and helpful articles.

PMI-ACP Exam Prep Class with Mike Griffiths

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Also I appreciate his exposure/experience to multiple approaches like PRINCE2, PMBOK, Scrum, DSDM etc." My PMI-ACP Exam Preparation course will be April 15, 16, 17 in Calgary, Alberta.

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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’s To Like About AgilePM?

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It can be integrated successfully with PRINCE2 because the roles are complementary and the lifecycles are similar. What it does have that PRINCE2 doesn’t are roles defined for delivering the requirements. PRINCE2 Agile® is a registered trademarks of AXELOS Limited.