PRINCE2®

PRINCE2® (PRojects IN Controlled Environments)

Overview

PRINCE2® ( PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a process-based approach for project management providing an easily tailored and scalable method for the management of all types of projects. The method is the de-facto standard for project management in the UKand is practiced worldwide. This is a widely used project management method that navigates you through all the essentials for running a successful project. PRINCE2® is a flexible method and is aimed at all types of projects. It embodies established and proven best practice in project management.

The development of PRINCE2® from the earlier PRINCE2® method was driven by user based improvements, project management specialists and a review panel of 150 public and private sector organizations. This end result is a generic best practice tool which is flexible enough to be tailored to your organization and used successfully for all types of project.

The continued international development of PRINCE2® examinations, training and course material is contributing significantly to the recognition of PRINCE2® as a truly international standard. More and more people are having the opportunity to benefit from the training courses and certifications that are available worldwide.

PRINCE2® Benefits:

Benefits for Individuals:

  •  Learn how to manage projects or to work in a project environment using the most internationally recognized project management method.
  •  Ensure that team members focus on the viability of the project in relation to its business case objectives – rather than simply seeing the completion of the project as an end in itself.
  •  Promote consistency of project work and the ability to reuse project assets while facilitating staff mobility and reducing the impact of personnel changes/handovers.
  •  Design plans and reports to meet the needs of each level in the project team and Project Board, improving communication and control.
  •  Mitigate perceived problems and issues and focus on the viability of the project throughout.
  •  Evaluate the project portfolio to bring clarity and allow improvements in reviewing projects.

Benefits for Organizations:

  •  Benefit from a shared and thoroughly understood language and approach to reporting which will save time and effort.
  •  Increase staff awareness of their roles and responsibilities in the project management life cycle.
  •  Utilize an invaluable diagnostic tool, facilitating the assurance and assessment of project work, troubleshooting and audits.
  •  Ensure stakeholders (including sponsors and resource providers) are properly represented in planning and decision making.
  •  Enable more effective engagement of stakeholders in the process of project approval and management.