Inside PRINCE2

PMP and PRINCE2 working together

November 22, 2010
This entry is part 11 of 11 in the series Inside PRINCE2

This entry is part 11 of 11 in the series Inside PRINCE2The Inside PRINCE2 series continues with this look at how PRINCE2 and PMP are compatible. In this video Peter Milsom, Executive Program Manager at Aegian Consulting Service Corporation, talks about why he chose to take PRINCE2 when he was already a PMP.

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What software works with PRINCE2?

October 18, 2010
This entry is part 10 of 11 in the series Inside PRINCE2

This entry is part 10 of 11 in the series Inside PRINCE2The Inside PRINCE2 series continues with this look at whether you need a particular type of software to go with the methodology. “I would like your suggestions on which software can apply the methodology of PRINCE2,” said the email from a project manager from […]

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6 Reasons To Use Your pm4success Subscription

September 1, 2010
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This entry is part 9 of 11 in the series Inside PRINCE2

This entry is part 9 of 11 in the series Inside PRINCE2The Inside PRINCE2 series continues with this look at pm4success. Exam rooms for APMG exams like PRINCE2 can be daunting. The desks are clear apart from the papers you need. And somewhere on the desk is likely to be a leaflet for pm4success, the […]

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Book review: Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2

August 11, 2010
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This entry is part 8 of 11 in the series Inside PRINCE2

This entry is part 8 of 11 in the series Inside PRINCE2This new version of the PRINCE2 manual for project managers feels a lot clearer and structured. Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2: 2009 Edition has more diagrams and a greater degree of clarity and explanation about the themes and processes.   This makes the book more […]

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Book review: Directing Successful Projects with PRINCE2

August 9, 2010
Directing Successful Projects with PRINCE2
This entry is part 7 of 11 in the series Inside PRINCE2

This entry is part 7 of 11 in the series Inside PRINCE2This book is long overdue: it’s a great idea to have a separate manual for those responsible for directing projects and sitting on the Project Board.  Directing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 2009 has a clear structure – and it’s also clear what it does […]

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Inside PRINCE2: Who does what in project Initiation

June 23, 2010
This entry is part 6 of 11 in the series Inside PRINCE2

This entry is part 6 of 11 in the series Inside PRINCE2Initiating a project is where it all starts in PRINCE2.  This is the phase where you start working out who is going to do what.  You also put in place all the required elements to make sure the project goes smoothly.  The Initiating a […]

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Inside PRINCE2: Closing a project

May 10, 2010
This entry is part 5 of 11 in the series Inside PRINCE2

This entry is part 5 of 11 in the series Inside PRINCE2A project has a start, a middle and an end, so closing a project is an important part of the project management lifecycle.  Closing a project successfully means a good, clean transition for the project team.  This involves transferring ownership of the products to […]

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Inside PRINCE2: Extreme Weather exam tips

April 19, 2010
This entry is part 4 of 11 in the series Inside PRINCE2

This entry is part 4 of 11 in the series Inside PRINCE2

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Inside PRINCE2: Working with APMP

March 1, 2010
This entry is part 3 of 11 in the series Inside PRINCE2

This entry is part 3 of 11 in the series Inside PRINCE2PRINCE2 is a well known qualification, but that doesn’t make it incompatible with other qualifications or project management methods.   OGC has recently produced a white paper looking at APMP for PRINCE2 Practitioners.   The white paper looks at the differences between the APMP qualification, which […]

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Inside PRINCE2: Fixed date projects

February 15, 2010
This entry is part 2 of 11 in the series Inside PRINCE2

This entry is part 2 of 11 in the series Inside PRINCE2Planning is an essential part of what project managers do, so you would expect there to be some mention of how to deal with fixed date projects in the PRINCE2 manuals.  There isn’t.  Fixed date projects only get a passing mention in the Managing […]

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