Adopting Best Practice in my Organization

AXELOS offers a range of best practice methods and frameworks that can enhance organizational effectiveness and efficiency.

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AXELOS' Global Best Practice Guidance and Certifications


AXELOS' certifications are globally recognized and can help individuals and organizations improve their performance across the best practice lifecycle.

Our guidance covers service, project, programme and portfolio management and related disciplines, as well as cyber resilience.

Browse our range of certifications and find out how they can benefit your workforce.

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Best Practice Solutions 

Our Global Best Practice Portfolio includes renowned certifications such as ITIL® and PRINCE2® and can help your employees develop skills in key business areas.

Our products offer standalone guidance but are complementary and can be combined to focus on specific areas of expertise.

Browse our Global Best Practice Portfolio products to find the right options for your staff.

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PRINCE2 2017

To reflect changes in business practices and direct community feedback, AXELOS is currently revising our PRINCE2 Agile guidance and exams.

The new version of PRINCE2 will be launched in mid-2017 and we will update this website with more information in due course.

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PRINCE2 2017 update information

Business Benefits of ITIL

Manage your business' IT services with ITIL

ITIL is a widely recognized and accepted method for IT Service management. It can be used by public or private sector companies and small or large companies.

Watch our quick introduction to the key benefits of ITIL.

Assess Your Organization's Maturity

ITIL Maturity Model

The ITIL maturity model can help organizations improve their IT service management within the ITIL framework.

There are two different models - a high level and a full self assessment - available. Both will indicate the level of maturity of processes or functions within the organization and help highlight areas of strength or weakness, helping the business to improve and develop.

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P3M3 Maturity Model

The Portfolio, Programme and Project Management (P3M3) model can help assess performance and plan improvements while managing change.

P3M3 contains three different maturity models - for portfolio, programme and project management - that can be used separately to focus on specific issues or more generally to assess the relationship between the different areas of the organization.

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Case Studies for AXELOS Global Best Practice

PRINCE2® Brings Projects Together at the DPS Industry
In 2007 the Product and Service Development Branch made the decision to implement a single project management methodology, leading to the introduction of PRINCE2. What has followed has been a remarkable change in how projects are delivered. Read
Business Benefits of P3O® Implementation Industry
This White Paper looks at today's business challenge and how P3O can help in today's climate of cost cutting and efficiency targets with delivering the change portfolio more effectively. Read
Manchester City Council - Transforming City Works: MSP® Case Study Industry
In 2006 MCC embarked on an ambitious programme to improve operations, meeting the Government's new social housing standard: Decent Homes 2010. The robust framework of MSP allowed MCC to manage risk while optimizing the outcome and benefits. Read