No to PRINCE2

Arras People

Here’s the common type of thought we get: I have also considered investing in the PRINCE2 set of qualifications to make me more PM ready and confident but fear investing in the course with no definite sight of returns. Learn the Basics of Project Management First – Not 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.

PRINCE2 – Still Top of the Charts

Arras People

Back in 2007 PRINCE2 was the most popular Project Management Qualification in the country (see article below). Has anything changed since then or is PRINCE2 still top of the charts? So clearly PRINCE2 has a commanding lead at the top of the accreditation charts.

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.

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).

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.

Newly Qualified PRINCE2 Practitioner Jobs

Arras People

You’ve just completed your PRINCE2 Practitioner and you’ve got the results, you’ve passed! Perhaps you’ve already working against the principles of PRINCE2 anyway so the training has just helped get clear a few things in your head. PRINCE2

PRINCE2 – Still top of the charts

Arras People

Back in 2007 PRINCE2 was the most popular Project Management Qualification in the country (see article below). Has anything changed since then or is PRINCE2 still top of the charts? So clearly PRINCE2 has a commanding lead at the top of the accreditation charts.

What You Need to Know About PRINCE2 2017

Arras People

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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Is a PRINCE2 Virtual Classroom For You?

Arras People

Unbeknown to Christine, she had already been working on certain client projects using a PRINCE2 approach , for example using the risk register and issue log. What are the reasons why Christine chose to study PRINCE2 in a virtual environment? “I SPOCE PRINCE2 Virtual Classroom.

PRINCE2 Principles: Manage by exception

Project Health Check

In PRINCE2 there are 3 main “levels” within the project: Delivery, Management and Direction. We’ve all been there, a manager taking far too much interest in our every action at work, micro managing our day to day lives.

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

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.

6 things PRINCE2 Project Managers should do every day

Project Health Check

Projects are often very complex endeavours, but PRINCE2 is a project management method proven to deliver them successfully. However, there are certain common activities that a PRINCE2 Certified Project Manager will carry out almost every day. Below we’ve highlighted a few key daily activities, these have been drawn from the PRINCE2 2017 A3 Process Map , which is available for free download.

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.

Spend £90 Become PRINCE2 Agile Foundation Qualified

Arras People

PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation has just been launched and April is the month where the certification is piloted with the project management marketplace. You can take the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation course online now, pay no examination fee and receive your certification, all for a price of £90.

PRINCE2 Games

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These are free to play games where you can test your understanding of the PRINCE2 methodology, and play against your colleagues to see who reigns supreme in your PMO. The post PRINCE2 Games appeared first on PRINCE2 Blog. Roll up roll up! We have recently added a great selection of classic games with a project management twist. Race around to collect jewels in Inca Treasure, or see who can make it to the end of the Snakes and Ladders board.

Issue Log - Template for Prince2 and Agile

Techno-PM

Agile Excel RAID Logs Issue log Prince2 RAIDWhat is an Issue Log? The issue log is a document which aims at capturing and documenting any issues which were brought forward during the lifecycle of the project.

PRINCE2 Project Management

ActiveCollab

What is PRINCE2 project management and how does it work? Coming soon. project-management upcoming

Combining PRINCE2 and Scrum

Prince2

PRINCE2’s 2017 update and the PRINCE2 Agile course make it easier than ever to play PRINCE2 and Scrum on the same team. Tactic 1 – PRINCE2 as a utility player. The trick with any PRINCE2 project is to only use the processes you need. That’s why one method is to use Scrum but add some stabilising processes from PRINCE2, like the Risk Register or Lessons Log. You can drop these PRINCE2 processes in as and when you need them, like a utility player.

The Benefits Of PRINCE2 For Better Projects And Organizations

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And that is how PRINCE2 possesses some qualities that project manager s look for when it comes to tailor-made methods. What Is PRINCE2? Some people assumed that PRINCE2® belongs in a waterfall method—it’s actually not a ‘one size fits all’ process; rather, it’s an outline tailor-made for projects, regardless of type and size. And from these elements, PRINCE2 stands out from the rest of the methods with all it’s the benefits that projects can take advantage of.

Die 7 Prinzipien, Themen und Prozesse von PRINCE2

Prince2

PRINCE2 is now available in German, and so prince2.com has launched a German-language version of our website and is now delivering courses in Germany. PRINCE2 ist eher ein Vertreter der klassischen Projektplanung – doch es gibt auch Stimmen, die der hybriden Systematik folgen: PRINCE2 für die klare Struktur und den notwendigen Rahmen, Scrum für Sprints innerhalb der Projektabschnitte. Die sieben Grundprinzipien von PRINCE2 sind so etwas wie das Rückgrat eines Projekts.

How can PRINCE2 help you during different stages in your career?

Prince2

PRINCE2 isn’t just the world’s most popular Project Management methodology, it can also help you boost the power of your CV. Here are our 5 top ways how PRINCE2 can help you out at different stages of your career. It may be time for you to get PRINCE2 qualified.

6 Things PRINCE2 Certified Project Managers Should Do Every Day

Prince2

Projects are often very complex endeavours, but PRINCE2 is a project management method proven to deliver them successfully. However, there are certain common activities that a PRINCE2 Certified Project Manager will carry out almost every day. Below we’ve highlighted a few key daily activities, these have been drawn from the PRINCE2 2017 A3 Process Map , which is available for free download. PRINCE2 Project Managers understand this.

Project Management Training to Help You Achieve Certification This Year

Girl's Guide to PM

There is a dizzying array of project management 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.

The ‘Ready for Change’ 2017 Roadshow for Project Practitioners

Arras People

This summer, with the implementation of the PRINCE2 2017 changes, there is no better time to address this subject. PRINCE2 2017 Update. Eagerly anticipated, the PRINCE2 2017 update has been introduced to reflect our ever-changing and dynamic working environment.

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Managing a Football Team Like a PRINCE2 Project

Prince2

PRINCE2 is a controlled, consistent approach to projects that allows you to logically plan your tasks and objectives. We guarantee** the winning team this weekend will be using PRINCE2 processes – so if you haven’t implemented them in your organisation, click here to see why you should! The post Managing a Football Team Like a PRINCE2 Project appeared first on PRINCE2 Blog. It’s Super Bowl weekend, so (naturally) we’re thinking about project management.

Challenging Change

The Lazy Project Manager

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Managing Project Christmas

Arras People

Here’s SPOCE with the PRINCE2 approach to managing the project that is Christmas. This is usually a big NO NO for PRINCE2 due to their conflicting objectives. Each household will have its own internal processes in place for this for which PRINCE2 can support.

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

Online PM Courses

Gateway (PRINCE2). ’ PRINCE2 and the UK Government refer to Gate 0 – Strategic Assessment. PRINCE2 and the UK Government refer to Gate 1 – Business Justification. PRINCE2 and the UK Government refer to Gate 2 – Delivery Strategy.

Project Closure: Your Complete Guide to How to Close-down Your Project

Online PM Courses

Axelos’s PRINCE2®. ‘Closing a Project’ is one of PRINCE2’s seven processes. I like the PRINCE2 recommendation of 6-18 months, but that is often most appropriate for large, capital projects.

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.

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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.

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

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.

Bist du ein Agilista?

Prince2

PRINCE2 oder Methoden wie Scrum und Kanban kommen alle ursprünglich aus dem IT-Umfeld. Trotzdem: Wenn Du ein Agilista bist, dann lächelst Du nur müde über die „Wasserfall“-Methode PRINCE2. Es ist schon richtig: PRINCE2 ist das Kind großer Prozesse in großen Unternehmen. Und übrigens: Der Skill PRINCE2 wird oft in Stellenbeschreibungen verlangt. Das ist 2015 mit PRINCE2 Agile geschehen. Bleibt PRINCE2 nicht doch das Gegenteil von Agile?

Project Success through ‘TRUE’ Motivators

Arras People

You can learn more about project management ‘soft’-skills, including motivational theories such as Herzberg’s ‘hygiene-factor’ and Maslow’s ‘hierarchy of needs’ motivational theories on SPOCE’s APMFQ, APMPQ and APMPQ for PRINCE2 Practitioners courses. Blog by: Richard Lampitt.

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The Qualities of a Good Project Manager

Prince2

For a great example on how you can do this, click here to read our earlier blog post: Motivating your Project Team with PRINCE2. The post The Qualities of a Good Project Manager appeared first on PRINCE2 Blog. Understandably, we believe that being certified in project management is a sure-fire way to boost your career chances, knowledge of best practice and overall skillset. However, without the right personal skills, a qualification can only take you so far.

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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. About the PRINCE2 Certification exam structure. PRINCE2 is divided into two: foundation and practitioner. PRINCE2 Foundation.

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.

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5 Steps to Managing a Digital Project

Brad Egeland

Agile with Scrum is a very common approach in software development, but other methods like Waterfall, PRINCE2, and Extreme Programming are similarly used when shipping digital projects. Managing digital projects. What is a digital project?