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Project Management Excellence Course

Project Success, Delivered: Master PRINCE2 for Proven Project Management Excellence

Overview

PRINCE2 (Projects IN Controlled Environments) is a globally recognised project management methodology that embodies the essence of both process and flexibility. It is designed to provide a structured approach to managing projects efficiently, ensuring clarity, guidance, and successful delivery. This certification is particularly valuable for professionals seeking to enhance their project management skills and improve project outcomes across various industries.

The PRINCE2 methodology hinges on seven core principles, themes, and processes that guide the project management tasks. It fosters an environment where projects are executed with clear templates, processes, and steps. This not only facilitates thorough planning, delegation, monitoring, and control of all aspects of project work but also ensures that the project remains aligned with business objectives and consistently delivers value.

Key features of the PRINCE2 certification include:

  • A Scalable Framework: Adaptable to any project size and type, PRINCE2 can be tailored to meet specific needs of different environments, ensuring flexibility and relevance.
  • Defined Roles and Responsibilities: Clear definitions enhance organisational structure and ensure every team member knows what is expected of them.
  • Focus on Product Delivery: PRINCE2 emphasises a product-based planning approach, which helps in the efficient delivery of project outputs.
  • Risk Management: Detailed guidance on identifying, assessing, and controlling risks to improve the likelihood of successful outcomes.
  • Process-Based Approach: Structured stages from project start-up to closure help manage the project lifecycle effectively.

PRINCE2 is essential for anyone responsible for managing projects and is a valuable asset in enhancing your project management career, providing the tools and techniques necessary to deliver projects on time, within budget, and to the specified business case.

Who Should Attend?

Project Manager | Program Manager | Project Coordinator | Project Analyst | Project Executive | Project Administrator | Project Planner | Delivery Manager | Portfolio Manager | Operations Manager | Business Project Manager | IT Project Manager | Change Manager | Quality Assurance Manager | Resource Manager

Learning Outcomes

PRINCE2 Principles: Apply universally applicable seven PRINCE2 Principles for guiding project decisions.
PRINCE2 Practices: Expertise in the recurring aspects of project management essential for project success.
PRINCE2 Processes: Utilise seven step-by-step processes from project initiation to closure.
Roles and Responsibilities: Understand key project roles and their responsibilities within PRINCE2.
People Management: Emphasise the importance of people in achieving effective project outcomes.
Project Performance: Integrate sustainability into project performance for environmental and social responsibility.
Digital and Data Management: Utilise tools to maintain project relevance in the digital era.
Communication: Ensure transparent communication of project information and progress to stakeholders.

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Project Management Excellence Course


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Level: Fundamentals

No previous experience necessary

Key Sessions

PRINCE2 training typically encompasses several core modules that guide learners through the methodology’s comprehensive framework for project management. Each module is designed to provide a deep understanding of the specific aspects of the PRINCE2 approach, covering both principles and practical applications. Here’s an outline of the modules and key points under each:

1. Introduction to PRINCE2

  • Understanding PRINCE2: Learn the basics of the PRINCE2 methodology, including its history, benefits, and structure.
  • PRINCE2 Principles: Explore the seven foundational principles that underpin every PRINCE2 project, ensuring that the project aligns with the business environment.
  • Methodology Overview: Overview of the PRINCE2 process model and how it facilitates effective project management.
  • Project Organisation: Introduction to the roles and responsibilities within a PRINCE2 project team.
    Tailoring PRINCE2: Learn how to adapt PRINCE2 to different project environments and organisational contexts.

2. PRINCE2 Themes

  • Business Case Theme: Understand the importance of developing and maintaining a robust business case that justifies the investment in the project.
  • Organisation Theme: Structure and define roles and responsibilities in the project management team to ensure clear leadership and accountability.
  • Quality Theme: Define quality requirements and standards for the project and how to deliver products that are fit for purpose.
  • Plans Theme: Develop, execute, and monitor project plans that drive the project forward efficiently.
  • Risk Theme: Identify potential risks, assess their impact, and plan responses to manage them proactively.

3. PRINCE2 Processes

  • Starting Up a Project: Learn how to define the project; create an approach and assemble documentation to inform all parties.
  • Directing a Project: Understand the key decisions to be made by the Project Board during the project lifecycle.
  • Initiating a Project: Set up a solid foundation for the project by creating necessary plans and strategies.
  • Controlling a Stage: Manage each project stage effectively, dealing with project issues as they arise.
  • Managing Product Delivery: Ensure that work on products is authorised and conducted correctly.

4. PRINCE2 Practitioner

  • Tailoring PRINCE2: Apply the PRINCE2 principles in context and adapt the method to various project circumstances and complexities.
  • Managing a Project: Use PRINCE2 processes to oversee the project through its lifecycle effectively.
  • Delivering Projects: Focus on delivery mechanisms and how to maintain progress and manage change.
  • Closing a Project: Formal procedures for closing a project, including finalising deliverables and evaluating project performance.
  • Case Studies and Application: Practical application of PRINCE2 to case studies and scenarios to reinforce learning and application.

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