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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 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.

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Challenging Change

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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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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.

What do you ask when interviewing project managers?

Kiron Bondale

Testing a candidate’s knowledge of hard or soft skills provides limited benefit to the hiring process. If they have the letters “, PMP” or “, PRINCE2” after their names, they can very likely talk the talk even if they’ve never walked the walk.

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What’s To Like About AgilePM?

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The roles represent the Business, project Process and Technical Development required to manage and develop and deliver the project. It can be integrated successfully with PRINCE2 because the roles are complementary and the lifecycles are similar.

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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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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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The PMO is Dead… Long Live the PMO!

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Managers in the PMO become concerned about the quality and timeliness of the data, standards are defined, processes are introduced, and more activities are included in their sphere of influence.

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Building Project Management Capability & Maturity

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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. When these processes are being continuously reviewed and improved this is called a mature process.

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What Does Agile Mean in the Job Market?

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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. Through this work we have come to value: Individuals and interactions over processes and tools. What does Agile mean?

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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. You can always switch the project you’re working on, the team you interact with, the industry you’re involved in, and even the processes and tools to ease your work.

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The Best 53 Project Management Blogs You Should Be Reading

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What to expect: Gina Abudi uses her experience with both small businesses and large organizations to write about projects, leadership, people, team building, professional development, and processes. Principles, Processes, and Practices of Project Success. PRINCE2 Blog.

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Communications Tools: The Project Banner

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I should have measured it first as we’ve just had the ceiling painted as we’re in the process of moving into that room and I was nervous about bashing it with the support pole. This article, Communications Tools: The Project Banner , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM.

Let’s Be Agile Together!

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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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Entrepreneurship & Project Management [Interview]

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What’s your top tip for shifting performance in a company with layers of decision making, where teams are targeted to achieve certain things and wouldn’t work on your pet process improvement project, for example? This process can be boiled down to trust.

Win a Training Course [Giveaway]

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Better Project Status Reports is a 5 step process for communicating confidently about your project. Set up processes with your team for collecting updates to go in the report. Job adverts declare that you have to be PMP certified or a PRINCE2 Practitioner.

Project Management Trends (2018 Edition)

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With the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition and PRINCE2 2017 both discussing tailoring more thoroughly than ever before, project managers have more flexibility to adapt project approaches to their environment. Improving consistency in process and decision making.

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Moving from PA to Project Administrator

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Don’t dive into a PRINCE2 course – it’s not the right time yet to be looking at that. Process sub contract payments, internal labor orders and payment allocations, using the Sage accounting system on a monthly basis.

Governance and Estimating

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If your business is not subject to any external governance process, you’re free to spend your money as you please. Development Change control - ISO 12207, CMMI, CoBit, OPM3, Prince2. make use of estimates in their decision support processes.

To project management certify or not…?

Ron Rosenhead

Should I get PRINCE2/ APM/PMI’ is usually attached to the question. The application of project management seems to have got lost in the process. That is the question…. Now I know I may well upset a few people with this articles however here goes….

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11 Ways to Improve Your Project Management Approach

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Using an agreed collaborative tool with configurable templates is a key step towards standardizing project management processes. However, you also need to consider processes and practices not managed by the tool, for example, team meetings or decision-making. It’s common to find multiple project management approaches within different departments or teams. In the absence of established templates or guidance, teams have to improvise every time a new project is launched.

A Complete Guide to RACI/RASCI Charts

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Another use for it is for process mapping. If you are going to change a process as part of your project you can use RACI to step through the process and record who is going to be affected by any process change. RACI and PRINCE2.

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

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If you are presenting new process changes that must be adopted by others, you might give a story about the challenges currently faced and how you approached the process development to get the right inputs for the changes. Today, I’m handing the blog over to Leigh Espy.

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Top Ten Things Every New Project Manager Should Do

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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!

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Project Status Reporting – 6 Key Considerations

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So far so good; but when an organisation is orchestrating its status reporting process, what does it need to consider? What other considerations can you think of for designing Project Status Reporting processes?

How to Come Up With a Flexible Project Management ?

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All types of project undergo different processes, life cycles or stages. That being said, the product or service should be under a flexible project management in order to adopt the entire process of the project. There is a separate process once the project is prepped for delivery and use. Such approach is named project-based planning and is considered an essential component of methods or approaches such as PRINCE2®.

The 3 Steps to Take When Failure is Not an Option: Getting to Impeccable Business Execution

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Globalization, technology and improved internal processes have raised the stakes for all of us. We need to teach teams to adjust to every predicament and continuously improve their processes. How PRINCE2 has helped big business This is a guest post by Peter Richards.

How to Delegate Tasks With More Confidence and Less Stress

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Long ago I found being delegated to was often a confusing process. The reporting process should just be “so when I bring you an escalation you will already be familiar with the context needed to make the required decisions and take the required actions”.

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Do You Actually Need a Project Management Certification?

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After it, there are PRINCE2, SAFe, CAPM, ITIL, CSM, and others. PRINCE2 (Projects IN Controlled Environments) is a project management methodology for which you can get a certificate, which issued by the government of UK. While PMP is about project management in general, PRINCE2 is highly prescriptive and has strict procedures every project must follow. For PMP, you need to file your entire project management experience to pass the vetting process.

15 Tested & Practical Tips from Women in Project Management

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If there’s a task that can be allocated to an administrator or tasks that can be managed by implementing a process for others to follow, then invest the time in setting that up. Helen Hitchmough says: More than anything else, the [PRINCE2] training helped me because I was able to talk about projects and ideas with the other people there. This article, 15 Tested & Practical Tips from Women in Project Management , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management.

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