No to PRINCE2

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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.

PRINCE2: An Introduction to the Project Management Methodology

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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

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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.

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.

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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. Since the author holds both the PMP and PRINCE2 Practitioner Certification , it can sometimes be insightful to compare and contrast the two approaches to see what stands out in both. 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?

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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

PRINCE2 Principles: Manage by exception

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In PRINCE2 there are 3 main “levels” within the project: Delivery, Management and Direction. Then, we should go through an acceptance process of receiving the Work Package when it is complete to make sure it was what was required.

Project Planning Process: Navigate the Many Steps You Need

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The project planning process can be daunting to a new project manager. The post Project Planning Process: Navigate the Many Steps You Need appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Project Planning APMBoK IAPM PMBoK PRINCE2 project planning

Spend £90 Become PRINCE2 Agile Foundation Qualified

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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.

How Will a Project Management Course Help My Career?

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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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Prince2 Certification Guide for Misguided #ProjectManagers

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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.

PRINCE2: The Reigning Project Management Methodology

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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? The fundamentals of PRINCE2. The 7 principles of PRINCE2.

‘The Apprentice’ Project Manager – A True Representation?

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Below are just a few situations and the differences in how ‘The Apprentice Wannabes’ typically deal with them and how the PRINCE2® Method and/or the APM Body of Knowledge (APM BoK) would handle it…. You’ll certainly need to know your PRINCE2® from your Prince Charles!

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Combining PRINCE2 and Scrum

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Dr Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber actually invented a rugby-inspired management process named Scrum back in 1995. 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. You can drop these PRINCE2 processes in as and when you need them, like a utility player.

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

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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.

Processes and Project Management

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We regard Processes as the bedrock for successful Project Management. And not just our Project Management Processes (Schedule/Cost Management etc) but the technical delivery aspects also. So what's in a Process? What is your experience of Processes? Process Management

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.

Issue Log - Template for Prince2 and Agile

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Managing a project is a complex process, which many liken to a tightrope act: the PM (Project Manager) must keep their balance while taking into consideration all the variables, tasks and the influence of all the team members and stakeholders. Agile Excel RAID Logs Issue log Prince2 RAID

6 Things PRINCE2 Certified Project Managers Should Do Every Day

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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

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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. It actually made me want to learn about process groups, which is a rare thing. Logical Model PRINCE2 courses.

Project Management Q&A: How to Hire a Project Manager for the First Time

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A classic is insisting on the PRINCE2 qualification when actually your own organisation does not use it nor has any intention of hiring project managers with vast experience of it. Things to Think About During the Recruitment Process.

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Where to Start in Finding a Great PMO Job

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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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Managing a Football Team Like a PRINCE2 Project

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We’re not, however, going to discuss the processes and logistics that go into organising an event like this. Well, as anyone who’s studied project management will know – its processes and themes all find mirrors in everyday life. Great coaches and project managers train themselves and their team in their objectives and processes, learn more as the game progresses, and clearly communicate their objectives to achieve results.

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

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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.

Managing Project Christmas

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Here’s SPOCE with the PRINCE2 approach to managing the project that is Christmas. 25 th December – closing a project process begins with a post mortem of how well it went. This is usually a big NO NO for PRINCE2 due to their conflicting objectives.

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Project Integration Management: Your Guide to the PM Glue

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APMBoK PMBOK Guide & PMP PMI Talent Triangle: Technical Project Management PRINCE2 Project Integration Management Project Management Basics Project Process project integration project integration management

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Challenging Change

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ITIL for Project Managers – Should you?

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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. It consolidated the library into nine logical ‘sets’ that grouped related processes.

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What are the Best Project Management Books?

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Simple but authoritative – the author’s project process must be straightforward, but be rooted in strong best practice. Managing successful projects with PRINCE2. Yes, we’ve had a huge revolution in how we can learn and teach ourselves.

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

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I think it is fair to say that PMBoK has little to say about its ‘Close Project or Phase’ process group, which it describes as: The process of finalizing all activities for the project, phase, or contract.’. Axelos’s PRINCE2®.

What is Lean Six Sigma?

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Lean Six Sigma is an approach for Process Improvement Projects, combining many different conceptual tools depending on the situation. Lean Six Sigma Process ImprovementLean Six Sigma, a management buzzword that seems to persist and many don't understand.

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How Will a Project Management Course Help My Career?

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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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The Top Five Project Management Certifications in the UK

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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.

10 Places to Get Free Project Management Templates

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We'll process your data in accordance with our privacy policy. PRINCE2 Templates from Axelos. If you work in a PRINCE2 environment, you’ll be aware that it’s quite document heavy! You’ve got responsibility for a project.

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Project Success through ‘TRUE’ Motivators

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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. Why over complicate the learning process?…I’m

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The Qualities of a Good Project Manager

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Take time to properly assess how your team’s actions and processes will affect the final outcome, and if anything doesn’t make sense, trust your gut and take a critical look at processes and solutions. 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.

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Project Management Training To Help You Achieve Certification in 2017

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There is a dizzying array of courses out there to help you achieve project management qualifications, both for PMI courses, PRINCE2 courses and more. It actually made me want to learn about process groups, which is a rare thing. Logical Model PRINCE2 courses.

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Bist du ein Agilista?

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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. Der Mensch steht im Vordergrund, nicht der Prozess: „Individuals and interactions over processes and tools, Working software over comprehensive documentation, Customer collaboration over contract negotiation, Responding to change over following a plan“, so umschreibt dies das Agile Manifesto.

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

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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.

Risk Management for Project Managers

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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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