Category Archives for "PRINCE2"

Templates are out – Models are in

TEMPLATES ARE OUTMODELS ARE INCan you please send me the Templates?How often have I heard this question which hurts me every time I hear it, and with good reason.Despite there being advantages to creating project related documents from a template there are also some major disadvantages in doing so.On the one hand, a template gets […]

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The white van man

THE WHITE VAN MAN(or how not to manage your project budget)Managing your project budget can be difficult but it doesn’t have to be.You are driving quietly on the road. Your favourite song is playing from your audio system. The weather is perfect for a lovely ride to your destination. This is when a white van arrives […]

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Yes! PRINCE2 is still relevant today with agile.

YES! PRINCE2 IS STILL RELEVANT TODAY WITH AGILE. Is PRINCE2 outdated?PRINCE2 is a living method of project management, in constant evolution as it happens.​Its continuous development is done by its owners (currently AXELOS) with the devoted support of its users.+Although originally developed for the IT industry (see history here), it has evolved to become a […]

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Who’s paying ?

So You Have An ExecutiveThe Executive is the owner of a project. The one individual who is supposed to pay for the cost of the project or at least ensure the funds are made available to pay for those costs. (S)he will ultimately be accountable for the success of a project. There are FOUR criteria suggested by PRINCE2 […]

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Benefits come first – The art of Managing Benefits

BENEFITS COME FIRST THE ART OF MANAGING BENEFITSHow does Managing Benefits help you improve what value you get our of your projects and programmes of your organisation. Projects only bring value to an organisation if they lead to benefits. That is in a nutshell the only (and true) reason for spending time and money creating products. […]

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The importance of a correct implementation of the PRINCE2 theme: Organization

The importance of a correct implementation of the PRINCE2 theme : Organization 1. The who The Organization theme helps to ensure a clearly defined structure for the accountability and responsibility of individuals working on a project. This includes not only the project team and the Project Manager, but also corporate/programme management and stakeholders. In PRINCE2 […]

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Top ten reasons to train your teams in PRINCE2

TOP TEN REASONS TO TRAIN YOUR TEAMS IN PRINCE2​PRINCE2 compels you to write a solid business case at the outset,  helping you to anticipate potential pitfalls and to control costs and timetablesPRINCE2’s emphasis on risk analysis enables you to minimise the risk of your project failing  altogether or coming in over budget or lateUsing PRINCE2 more of your projects […]

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Dix raisons de former vos équipes à PRINCE2®

PRINCE2 vous invite à écrire un Cas d’Affaire solide dès le départ, vous aidant ainsi à anticiper les problèmes éventuels, à contrôler les coûts et à maîtriser les délais PRINCE2 met l’accent sur une analyse de risque vous permettant de minimiser une défaillance de votre projet, un dépassement de délais ou de budget Vos collègues parlerons […]

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Tips and techniques for your PRINCE2 exam

Tips and techniques for your PRINCE2 examHere are some tips and techniques for your PRINCE2 exam. They will enable you to increase your level of success at the Foundation or Practitioner exam. If you are taking your Practitioner exam, you will obviously benefit from mastering your manual. Mark the pages, identify the diagrams, add as many […]

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