"PRojects IN Controlled Environments 2 (PRINCE2) is a structured project management method endorsed by the UK government as the project management standard for public projects" -Wikipedia

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What are the primary differences when promoted to a Programme Support role out of a Project Support role?

Within a newly formed Programme Support Office, a number of new starts have been asked to evaluate their roles but they are all former Project Support Officers and some are straying into Project ...
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Is there guidance for Agile Refactoring within a large Waterfall Project?

I am acting as Project Support to a large multinational that is keen to embrace Agile - although it is really just Scrum that they are referring to. The ERP migration is traditional Waterfall but ...
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Green as grass: PRINCE2 or Agile? [closed]

Post completing a Psychology degree I've found myself in a health-tech startup acting as Research and Development Manager. As there's only three of us in the team, we have hybrid roles and as a result ...
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What are the minimum number of documents required for a project to adhere to PRINCE2

I've been developing a website for my organisations - its taken around 3 months so far, and I'm now gearing up for the next stage which will probably involve more people and complexity. Around 4 or 5 ...
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What are the minimum requirements for a project?

I've just completed prince2 and I'm wondering what is considered a project in day to day work. I work as a software developer, so everything i do created business change. At what point do I assume ...
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How to prepare for the Prince2 Practitioner exam

I've just passed by Prince2 foundation exam (through online material), and I've scheduled my practitioner exam in 2 weeks. My understanding is that the practitioner exam doesn't cover any new ...
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How to handle multiple suppliers in a PRINCE2 project?

Let's say you have two suppliers, one for software development and one for graphics design. It seems odd to have the Senior Supplier role filled by any one supplier. When you have multiple suppliers ...
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Are Product Descriptions in PRINCE2 actually reusable?

From the Quality chapter in PRINCE2 manual: The time needed to create good Product Descriptions will depend on factors such as how important, complex and unique the product is, how many ...
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Can the PRINCE2 and Scrum Master Certificates be claimed as Contact Hours?

My understanding is that a requirement to apply for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate is to accumulate 35 Contact Hours (also referred as PDUs by other sources) prior to the ...
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Getting Training from a reliable Australian PRINCE2 training provider [closed]

I'm looking for a reliable training provider in Australia for PRINCE2, preferably one that has flexible delivery (online/distance & face-to-face) training available and want to put together some ...
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PRINCE2 certification vs. CSM certification

I'm already PMI certified PMP, and would like to appear for the CSM training. Can you suggest whether I should go for PRINCE2 certification or CSM certification? I know about the value and need of ...
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How does a PM in Prince2 fit in the Scrum story?

A colleague and I had a discussion a few days ago on where a PM in a Prince2 project would be placed when the product delivery is done using Scrum. I wonder what your thoughts are: who should the ...
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How to tailor a prince 2 project as a software supplier and the PM

I am interested if anyone has tailored prince 2 to this purpose as many aspects of the project process do not seem applicable. Such as assigning project board as this is done at the point of sale ...
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Prince2 course in 3 days?

I've been looking to get myself certified for Prince2. I already have a PMP, but was wondering if I should do Six Sigma or Prince2. A friend of mine recommended this company called "Firebrand ...
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Number of PMP, CSM and Prince2-certified PMs

What are current world-wide numbers of people who are: PMP (Project Management Professional) CSM (Certified Scrum Master) Prince2 certified
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PMP vs PRINCE2 - Why one rather than the other?

What are the reasons why a project manager should select PMP certification rather than Prince 2, or vice versa? Are they complementary or competing?
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Can PRINCE2 and SCRUM work together?

This question has raised a debate within my organization with multiple points of view. Several Project Managers think that they are completely different things aiming for different results whereas ...
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How to move from the Business area of PM to a more IT system related projects?

I am a PRINCE2 Practitioner with a strong Business Administration and Economics background. In my years as a PM, I have always been responsible for projects focused on the Business User area and final ...
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What about Prince2, FDD & Agile Development (with XP)?

Do you have any criticisms? I've been having a hard time fitting it all together but I finally understand which parts go where and the need for me to customize to a certain degree to make them fit. ...