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Which is the Issue Register NOT used for?

PRICE2 differentiates between "issues" and "risks". An issue is something that is happening or has happened in the past. A risk is something that may occur and impact a project. Threats or ...
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What are the benefits of PRINCE2 Agile?

Most agile frameworks, especially Scrum, are very light and tend not to focus on project delivery (favouring instead a very lightweight approach to product delivery). This isn’t a problem in many ...
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managing a project without subject matter expertise

This is a difficult one to answer because there could be a lot that is not being said, however, based on what you are saying here is some guidance. TL;DR Projects are temporary organisations to ...
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Why does PRINCE2 specify that the project manager and executive roles cannot be combined?

Here's one angle on it. The Executive (& Project Board) has responsibility to the rest of the business for the project deliverables, and to ensure that they deliver value. The Project Manager has ...
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Does the exception report ever change, say after the project board has review it

From PRINCE2 Plans - Levels, Types and Scope: Exception Plans An Exception Plan is required whenever part of the project is predicted to go outside its tolerances. People encountering the concept ...
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What does it mean by Expected Benefits need to be measurable in Prince2

The PRINCE2 definition of a benefit is "The measurable improvement resulting from an outcome perceived as an advantage by one or more stakeholders." (from the glossary in the official PRINCE2 manual). ...
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can the Continued Busines Justification for a project change in Prince2

Of course the business reasons to do a project might change. It might become more interesting to do a project, or less... It all depends on the environment you're in: the strategy of the department ...
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Where in the PRINCE2 process model do we actively apply the Learn from Experience principle, and capture previous lessons?

Yes, this can happen at other instances as well! Let's first review the Learn from Experience principle: the official manual (full title Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2) states: PRINCE2 ...
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Can Prince2 include a scrum?

The frequency of the communication is covered by Prince2. Have a look at the Communication Strategy https://mplaza.pm/prince2-communication-management-strategy-template/ Copy pasted from the link: ...
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Can Prince2 include a scrum?

What would be the potential pitfalls of adopting a similar process within a Prince2 PM framework? No pitfalls at all! Having stands up meeting in front of your Project Board is a tailoring of your ...
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In the PRINCE2 process model, when is the project management team structure reviewed?

In PRINCE2, the project management team structure is set up during the Starting up a Project process: Individuals are appointed who will undertake the work required in project initiation and/or ...
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Issue Register for day to day work?

The PM industry--if that is a thing--does not own exclusively its tools. If you find that the issue log, or any tracking and control log, works in your work, use it. The pitfalls in using a log is ...
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Prince2: Can the Executive have the role as Project Assurance?

Project Assurance Project Board's responsibility to assure itself that the project is being conducted correctly. Each member of the Project Board has a specific area of focus for Project Assurance: ...
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Can the User and Supplier roles be combined? How to mitigate the risks?

I believe that these roles CAN be combined, with care. I would expect that in such a circumstance you are delivering a project using resources and tools provided by one manager, where the project is ...
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Beginner certification to enter into project management

Here are 2 articles that describe the differences so that you can to make sensible choices. Should I take CAPM or PRINCE2? PMP vs CAPM vs PRINCE2 - Which One's Right for you? and you can see that you ...
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what risk response type can be used to respond to a threat and an opportunity?

I found the following online that explain this nicely Share is both a response for threats and opportunities. Share is very common in customer/supplier projects where both parties share the gain ...
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Who developed Stepwise project planning?

My academic research skills came in handy. The answer is Robert Tamblyn Hughes (also the author of the book you referred to, I believe) in 1996. He published a conference paper titled "The 'Step Wise' ...
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Product Breakdown Structure, deliverables for Software

Documents live and die by organization and relationship, so the hierarchical approach scales better. For example: Earlier this year we made the AWS SDK developer guides available as GitHub repos (all ...
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If a user can influence external supplier Business Case, can he be picked for Senior Supplier for a project

The scenario you are describing is an example of a commercial customer/supplier environment in PRINCE2. In such a commercial context, there are (at least) 2 Business Cases: the customer's Business ...
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What are the benefits of PRINCE2 Agile?

I have worked in organisations that attempt to mix Prince2 with Agile. The reason for this approach was that there was pressure to do Prince2 from the executive and from an external client. There are ...
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In Prince2 what is the difference between Quality Expectations and Acceptance Criteria?

The question asks for the difference between (customer's) quality expectations and acceptance critera in the Project Product (Description). (Words between brackets added to show the correct PRINCE2 ...
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PMP vs PRINCE2 - Why one rather than the other?

I realise that this question was asked several years back, but it's still relevant today. There's some misinformation in some of the answers in this thread. PRINCE2 is NOT based upon ITIL. ITIL is a ...
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Can PRINCE2 and SCRUM work together?

Probably, but I think it leads to idea-fall and Scrum factories. Project idea's and requirements come from people with the least knowledge, but are committed to on a project road-map. The Scrum team ...
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Can PRINCE2 and SCRUM work together?

In my opinion, Scrum and be used with PRINCE2 as described above. PRINCE2 just becomes the Management Layer above Scrum which is fine. PRINCE2 can be used to communicate with the management while ...
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