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QRP Article: Open the gate to more effective project management
For a team manager, one of the simplest and most effective ways to structure your team’s project management effort is to introduce gate-process methods. If are manage a group of projects, and you want long-lasting improvements in project management, then you should be looking at gate-process methods.Method: PRINCE2
All you need to know about PRINCE2
The purpose of this white paper is to describe the Processes, the Themes and the Principles of PRINCE2.Method: PRINCE2
Process Flow Diagram
Download this PRINCE2 Process Flow sheet, a mind map with an overview of the PRINCE2 project processesMethod: PRINCE2
QRP Article: Your first PRINCE2 Project Starts like 1-2-3
Here’s how to start your first project with PRINCE2 in three easy steps
You have been to PRINCE2 training, you’ve sat the exam. Now you are back at your desk. You re-open the manual, with its 320 pages, 19 chapters and 26 documents… where do you start?
QRP Article: Why the Project Manager is a Time Traveller
In the popular Science-Fiction film, “Back to the Future”, a mad scientist makes possible time travel. In the popular Science-Fiction film, “Back to the Future”, a mad scientist makes possible time travel...Method: PRINCE2
QRP Article: P3M3 - behind the acronym is an important tool
P3M3 is a troublesome acronym that’s been around for a few years. Some people like it, some hate it. Take the time to understand it, and you will discover a useful tool-set that can help any organisation to measure its progress in Project Management and related areas.Method: PRINCE2
QRP Article: Why a Project Manager is like the Conductor of an Orchestra
Here’s an incredibly easy question that many people get wrong.
Question: What is a project manager?
Answer: Someone who manages a project.
QRP Article: Aim High to Build a High Performance team
In today’s fast moving world, most organisations have a large change agenda. Do you have more projects to run than people to run them? Are you forced to use inexperienced staff to run key projects? In today’s fast moving world, most organisations have a large change agenda. Do you have more projects to run than people to run them? Are you forced to use inexperienced staff to run key projects?Method: PRINCE2
QRP Article: “Prince or Agile?” is like “Hammer or Screwdriver?”
All around the world, the Prince2 project management framework is growing in popularity, but a new challenger, Agile, has appeared. So we are starting to hear a debate “Prince2 or Agile?”.
QRP Article: 4 ways that PRINCE2 saves you time
Prince2 can save you time. Here's 4 ways... there are many more!Method: PRINCE2
QRP Article: Product Based Planning: lean or not lean?”
A recent survey of Prince2 users showed that Product Based Planning is their favourite part of Prince2...Method: PRINCE2
Avoid overload: Manage your personal and project bandwidth
A trap is waiting for you in today’s busy world: the trap is multi-tasking. If you try to do too much at once, you lose focus and become less productive. It’s a trap at the personal level, and it’s a trap for project teams too.Method: PRINCE2
PRINCE2 Brings Projects Together at DPS
Almost one million people visit Australia’s Parliament House each year. This structure is one of the largest buildings in the Southern Hemisphere, and is situated on Capital Hill in Canberra. More than 3,500 people work in Parliament House on sitting days, and the building contains 4,700 rooms. The Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS) is the principal support agency for Parliament House and works closely with the Department of the Senate and the Department of the House of Representatives to support the operations of the Parliament and its Committees.
Applying MSP and PRINCE2 to the Premiar Program at Companhia Energética de Minas Gerais
In 2009 CEMIG created Premiar, a special program whose purpose was to integrate the management of trees and power lines, insuring a peaceful coexistence between nature and technology...Method: PRINCE2
How PRINCE2® Can Complement the PMBOK® Guide and Your PMP®
PRINCE2 (short for “PRojects IN Controlled Environments”) is the de facto standard in the UK. It was developed for and is used extensively by the UK government, and is widely used in the private sector, in the UK and internationally. PRINCE2 is in the public domain, offering non-proprietary best-practice guidance on project management.
Creating Value in Project Management using PRINCE2
The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Australia announced the results of a major worldwide research project, sponsored by APM Group, OGC and TSO, on 6th August at the Best Practice Showcase in Sydney, Australia. The research analyses the impact of the project management methodology PRINCE2® on project performance.Method: PRINCE2
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