This is a question I quite often get asked on the Monday morning of a course. Unless the students come from a PRINCE2 background it can normally take a little while to get your head around this idea of exception. I am going to help you answer this question. So, what is it? Well quite…

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How to make it work for you. Tailoring PRINCE2 is essential to make it work properly. It’s like a bespoke suit: it is better because it is made just for you. Apply this PRINCE2 principle to your projects and they will be just as comfortable. We all know PRINCE2 is an excellent project management method…

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The PRINCE2 Learn from Experience principle makes good sense. Repeat what works, avoid what doesn’t.  How difficult can that be?  Well hindsight is a wonderful thing – how often does that thought cross your mind?  “If only we’d known…”, “I wish we’d spotted that…”,  “If only we’d done things differently…”  After a project, there should…

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Why PRINCE2?  It’s a question that quite often gets asked.  Well quite simply it’s a great methodology. Don’t believe me!  Well let’s look at some of the reasons why. Why PRINCE2 – The Principles One of the answers to why PRINCE2 is that PRINCE2 is based on 7 key principles.  These principles are what make your…

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Begin with the end in mind. PRINCE2 is one of the most commonly used project management methods in the world.  There are lots of reasons why this is the case e.g. A strong focus on business justification throughout the project lifecycle, It advocates clearly defined roles and responsibilities Projects broken down into manageable stages There is one…

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During this week’s PRINCE2 Practitioner course, there was a student who worked in what I would describe as a “poisonous” project environment. The company was hiring experienced project managers (a good start), but the attitude of management was that if things went wrong it was the Project Manager’s FAULT. This is obviously an organization that…

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