Project Management

PRINCE2 - Overview

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   0.1 Prince2 Formation
         0.1.1 The 7 principles
         0.1.2 The 7 Themes
         0.1.3 The 7 processes
   0.2 PRINCE2 Process Model
   0.3 How to become PRINCE2 certified

PRINCE stands for: PRojects IN Controlled Enviroments , While 2 stands for the version. PRINCE2 is a structured project management method, PRINCE2 and certification programme for practitioners in the methodology who are accredited, qualified through training. PRINCE2 emphasizes dividing projects into manageable and controllable stages

Prince2 Formation

PRINCE2 is a principles-driven project management methodology.PRINCE2 is based on seven principles, seven themes and seven processes.

The 7 principles

There are seven principles and unless all of them are applied, it is not a PRINCE2 project. These seven principles are:

  • Continued Business Justification
  • Learn from Experience
  • Defined Roles and Responsibilities
  • Manage by Stages
  • Manage by Exception
  • Focus on Products
  • Tailor to the Environment

The 7 Themes

The seven themes explain the specific treatment required by PRINCE2 for various project management disciplines and why they are necessary. These seven themes are:

  • Business Case
  • Organization
  • Quality
  • Plan
  • Risk
  • Change
  • Progress

The 7 processes

These describe a step-wise progression through the project lifecycle, from getting started to project closure. Each process provides checklists of recommended activities, products and related responsibilities. These seven processes are:

  • Starting up a Project
  • Initiating a Project
  • Directing a Project
  • Controlling a Stage
  • Managing Product Delivery
  • Managing a Stage Boundary
  • Closing a Project
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PRINCE2 Process Model

Knowledge Train - PRINCE2 chart

How to become PRINCE2 certified

How to become PRINCE2 certified

There are also a lot of training providers who offer educational courses which cover PRINCE2 and how it can be applied to your work. A few examples can be found below, but there are many other providers out there, so make sure to thoroughly research what each is offering.

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Future Learn - Project Management courses

ICS Learn - Project Management courses

ITOnlineLearning - PRINCE2 courses

Knowledge Train - Knowledge Train - PRINCE2 courses - PRINCE2 training courses

QA - QA Project Management courses - Project Management courses in Australia

The Knowledge Academy - Project Management courses br

TAFEcourses - TAFE project management courses

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