INFOGRAPHIC: What is the gender balance in portfolio management? OKAZY is proud to be one of the highest rated training providers within the MoP infographic.  This has just been published in partnership with AXELOS.  You can view the infographic in this LinkedIn article MoPInfographic . This is the largest ever study of portfolio management skills, and…

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Whether you are running a business, whether you are an employee or even a freelancer, professional training may not always have been your priority – it’s costly, time consuming, and demanding. But do not be deceived. Taking some time off to learn has stimulating and invigorating virtues not to neglect if you want to remain…

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OKAZY is now accredited to deliver PRINCE2 training under version 2017. Starting September 1st, 2017 – all our classes and e-learning material will be under version 2017. This applies for the French material since the spring of 2018. This latest evolution of PRINCE2 has been developed in close consultation and collaboration with project-management professionals (practitioners,…

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So you signed up for the PRINCE2 training course and your prep feels like you are drinking out of a fire hose? Don’t worry, everyone feels this way before class. Here are 4 things you can do to calm the nerves and get in good shape for Monday morning Read The Manual It seems obvious,…

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PRINCE2 and PMBOK discussions are always part of our courses in Canada. At the end of class this week, I asked students to tell me one thing that stuck in their minds from class. One PMP in the class said “I have to remember the difference between PRODUCT and WORK PACKAGE.” He continued on to…

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When thinking about taking a PRINCE2 course this is quite often a question that gets asked.  People are not sure if they would need to attend just the Foundation course or both the Foundation and Practitioner.  So what is best for you? Let’s see if we can help you in answering this question PRINCE2 Foundation…

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4 ways to profit from the method I was speaking to a client in a Canadian consulting organization recently.  They can see that PRINCE2 is becoming more popular in Canada but needed to make a business case for PRINCE2  certification.  So the question was:  “where is the PRINCE2 added value to someone who is already…

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What is the difference between outputs, outcomes and benefits?  Answering this question correctly is vital to your success in project, program and portfolio management. Outputs Outputs are deliverables or products created in your project. These products can be physical things such as buildings or software programs, or intangible things such as policies.  PRINCE2 projects produce…

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PRINCE2 project assurance saves time and keeps senior managers in control of their PRINCE2 project.  It has an important role as part of the PRINCE2 Organization theme and supports the Manage by Exception principle. Within the PRINCE2 method the Project Board is accountable for the successful delivery of the project. However, it is not enough…

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Agile Journey On my journey to becoming the first PRINCE2 Agile Certified Trainer in North America, I was pleasantly surprised at what agile was and what it wasn’t. Prior to beginning my learning regime, my position was that AGILE was just another flavour of the day, designed by IT folks and being “sold” as the…

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