Published 03 Jan 2020
In this webinar AXELOS PPM Ambassador, Allan Thomson, discusses how you can sponsor agile project management in your organization.
Agile|Collaboration|Customer engagement|Governance|PRINCE2|PRINCE2 Agile|Project and programme management (PPM)|Project management|Project sponsorship
Published 09 Aug 2017
This session focused on AXELOS research ‘The Future Project Management Professional’ and what this means for project managers today.
Published 22 May 2017
This session opens with an overview of Managing Successful Programmes (MSP): What is MSP?, When should you be using it?, and What are the different roles and responsibilities?
Published 03 Jan 2020
Allan Thomson discusses the updates to the Guide and the importance for the project board and project manager.
Best practice|Learning|PRINCE2|Project and programme management (PPM)|Project checklists|Project management|Project management office|Project reports|Project sponsorship|Senior team
Published 03 Jan 2020
AXELOS' PPM Ambassador Allan Thomson, discusses the continuing importance of the PRINCE2 project management methodology for project managers and organizations.
Certification|Knowledge management|Learning|PRINCE2|Project and programme delivery|Project and programme management (PPM)|Project checklists|Project management|Project management office|Project planning|Qualifications
Published 11 Nov 2019
Discover what project management is with AXELOS. From key stages & components of structured planning methods to the responsibilities of a project manager.
Methodologies|PRINCE2|PRINCE2 Agile|Processes|Project management|Project planning
Published 30 May 2019
What a beautiful city Riga is! Described as the ‘Paris of the North’, it struck me as quiet, incredibly clean and with the widest pavements (boulevards?) I’ve ever seen. Everyone also seemed to be tall, but it wasn’t my imagination – a factsheet in the hotel informed me that ...
Certification|Learning|PRINCE2|PRINCE2 Agile|Project management|Roles
Published 05 Dec 2016
Project managers predict a bright future for the profession
Capabilities|Career Planning|Project and programme management (PPM)|Project Management
Published 06 Sep 2017
To take Bill Clinton strategist James Carville’s famous quotation and apply it to the world of project management: “It’s the benefits and value, stupid!” But as Dr. Harold Kerzner of IIL revealed in a recent AXELOS webinar , 70% of companies fail to achieve the bene...
Methodologies|Project management|Requirements|Roles|Strategic objectives|Value
Published 27 Oct 2019
Leading waste disposal and cleaning provider FES GmbH created a project to professionalize all of its project management and project portfolio management. The project was successfully run using PRINCE2, and completed in only eight months.
Portfolio management|PRINCE2|Processes|Project and programme delivery|Project and programme management (PPM)|Project Management|Requirements
Published 17 Feb 2016
Lead PRINCE2 Trainer Steve Boronski discusses how AXELOS’ new project management guide, PRINCE2 Agile, blends the governance of PRINCE2 with the flexibility of agile.
Published 05 May 2016
AXELOS' Mike Acaster and John Power of DECC discussed how using our P3M3 maturity model helped the government department improve its project management office.
Published 28 May 2014
AXELOS and IPMA to Develop Best Practice in Project Management
Published 26 Sep 2016
This webinar opens with AXELOS’ Neil Glover and Mike Acaster offering their guidance on P3O and the key capabilities the certification will equip you with.
Published 22 Oct 2019
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This White Paper examines how the common causes of project failure can be addressed by using the PRINCE2 method of project management.
Best practice|Budgets|Management|PRINCE2|Resource management|Stakeholder management|Strategy execution
Published 10 Aug 2018
The discipline of project management is evolving rapidly, but what does this mean for the project manager? Lisa Hodges, principal consultant at Cornerstone Service Management, explains why the future belongs to project manager 2.0. At a recent conference one of my fello...
Agile|Benefits realization|Collaboration|Communication|PRINCE2|Project management|Skills
Published 02 Aug 2017
Project management is under pressure – and organizations aren’t doing enough to get the most value from it. According to AXELOS’s PPM Benchmark Study 2017 – The Value of Project Management Excellence, about three-quarters of project managers are facing the dual challe...
PRINCE2|Project management|Project sponsorship|Skills|Strategy execution|Value
Published 08 Aug 2017
During this session, Dr. Kerzner walks you through the evolution of project management from 2.0 to 3.0 and the impact this has had on the industry.
Published 26 Sep 2014
Call for Japanese experts in Programme and Project management
Published 25 Aug 2016
Download customizable PRINCE2 ® templates
Best Practice|Certification|Examinations|PRINCE2|PRINCE2 Agile|Project & Programme Management (PPM)|Qualifications
Published 15 Jun 2015
"What are the differences between Agile and a structured approach to project management?"
Agile|Best Practice|Methodologies|PRINCE2|PRINCE2 Agile|Project & Programme Management (PPM)|Project Management
Published 10 Dec 2018
In the third instalment of our blog series looking at why PRINCE2 Agile ® offers a suitable best practice guidance and certification option for people working in project management, Julia Gosse, trainer at SPOCE Project Management , considers project managers who hold no ...
Agile|Certification|PRINCE2|PRINCE2 Agile|Project management|Training
Published 16 Aug 2019
Despite being an experienced project manager, I keep the PRINCE2 ® Practitioner book on my desk and refer to it often, especially when starting a project. I think that’s the important point: If you want to be a project management professional you need the PRINCE2 Practit...
Best practice|Certification|Governance|Methodologies|PRINCE2|Project management|Training
Published 23 Nov 2015
Whether your project is about ICT enabled change or a major infrastructure project, this webinar explains how to get the best from the governance framework and ensure your project avoids the problems associated with poor governance.
Published 05 Aug 2019
What should we call organizational initiatives that are focused on the long-term as well as short-term and recognize their wider impact on society? I’d call that responsible project management . The new generation of people growing up today are more switched on to the be...
AgileSHIFT|Best practice|Leadership|MSP|PRINCE2|Project management|Stakeholder engagement
Published 12 Jan 2018
Why should professionals who have any level of responsibility for projects in their organizations look to approaches like PRINCE2 ® and others for help? Paul Bradley, MD of SPOCE Project Management, shares his view: Many people are involved in project management wit...
Career progression|Certification|Project management|Stakeholder management
Published 21 Jun 2017
According to AXELOS’ Future Project Management Professional research, the project managers of tomorrow will need to embrace a wider range of skills and become even more multi-faceted. Project manager, Ana Bertacchini considers the implications for the profession. How wil...
Agile|Capabilities|Change management|PRINCE2|Project management|Risk management
Published 22 Nov 2017
Those familiar with Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2® will know that the value of the universal, process-based project management method is that it can be applied to any project regardless of type, organization, geography or culture. It can be used for any project...
Published 09 May 2016
Any discussion of project management in the USA demands the question: “how well are we doing?” I’d like to say that Project Managers are doing a good job in delivering projects on time and within budget along with all the scope and quality the customer expects. However, th...
Published 10 Sep 2019
Many professionals are given the responsibility for running projects without even realizing it. Although this can happen for any number of reasons, in my experience, there are generally two routes into this “unofficial” project manager role . Does this sound familiar? The ...
Certification|Communication|PRINCE2|PRINCE2 Agile|Project management|Training
Published 30 Jun 2015
AXELOS releases new version of project maturity model P3M3®
Best practice|Change management|Frameworks|Management|Maturity models|P3M3|Project & Programme Management (PPM)
Published 08 Mar 2018
Consultant, mentor and lead trainer Rajiv Khanna lead this webinar discussing the differences between a programme and project and differences in the way these need to be managed.
Best Practice|Programme management|Project management
Published 24 Nov 2017
A project doesn’t end with delivery but with the realization of its benefits to the business. So why is corporate strategy still not being fully communicated to the project team and what steps need to be taken to ensure that it is? Without a clear understanding of corpora...
Communication|Frameworks|PRINCE2|Project management|Strategic objectives|Strategy execution
Published 03 Mar 2020
What is agile project management and does it mean the same thing to everyone practising it? To some people it’s about delivering at pace. To others, it’s a blend of Agile and more traditional approaches to project management which, with the right focus, leads to an increas...
Agile|Communication|PRINCE2|PRINCE2 Agile|Programme management|Project sponsorship|Skills
Published 05 Apr 2017
Can you be both agile and strategic in project management? Based on our recent research, The Future Project Manager , AXELOS invited consultant trainers Duncan Wade and David Hinde to explore the debate in this first part of a two-part blog post series: Project managers...
Agile|Collaboration|Communication|PRINCE2|Project management|Strategy execution
Published 11 Sep 2018
Many small companies and even departments in larger enterprises simply don’t have the need for a dedicated project manager and, more often than not, will appoint someone from within the business to run projects on a case-by-case basis. Selection is usually made on the gro...
Agile|Governance|PRINCE2|Project management|Project planning|Training
Published 25 Apr 2016
Dr Guy Brown is an academic in business, management and leadership with a background in designing and developing contemporary and vocational learning for companies and work-based learners. He leads Northumbria University London campus and works with organizations and profes...
CPD|Learning|MSP|PRINCE2|Programme management|Project and programme management (PPM)|Project management|Skills
Published 09 Aug 2017
In this webinar, Karen Ferris explains the importance of organizational change management and reviews the knowledge and tools available in ITIL Practitioner to support change professionals with OCM.
Published 30 Aug 2019
I first discovered PRINCE2 ® when I moved to the UK from the United States and, I can honestly say, it was an eye-opener. It both reinforced the project management theories explored in my early training years and provided guidance on how to use them. Instead of guessing ...
Benefits realization|Governance|PRINCE2|Project management|Project management office|Training
Published 29 Nov 2019
What is the role of the project board and how can members direct successful outcomes? In predicting that man would land on the moon by the end of the decade, US President John F Kennedy became the ultimate project sponsor . According to an often-quoted story, when JFK ...
PRINCE2|Project and programme delivery|Project and programme management (PPM)|Project management|Project planning|Project sponsorship|Roles|Senior team
Published 22 Aug 2017
How agile is project management in 2017? Our latest PPM Benchmark Study suggests a discrepancy between project managers and the organizations they work for in the way agile is perceived and adopted. The majority of project managers continue to be enthusiastic about agil...
Agile|Business Solutions|Governance|PRINCE2 Agile|Project and programme delivery|Project Management
Published 16 Jun 2017
AXELOS’ research project – The Future Project Management Professional – found that project managers’ roles will evolve to become more strategic within their organizations. In fact, 90% recognized the need for a much stronger strategic vision that aligns with the overa...
Capabilities|CPD|MSP|PRINCE2|PRINCE2 Agile|Project management|Strategy execution|Value
Published 19 Feb 2020
This white paper highlights the activities, duties and required behaviours of project board members as described in Directing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 6th Edition.
Behaviour|Benefits realization|PRINCE2|Project and programme delivery|Project and programme management (PPM)|Project management|Project planning|Roles
Published 29 Jan 2019
If you’re considering a career in project management , the first step is to think about whether your goals, skills and natural aptitude fully align with what is required. I started my project career when I was supporting a small project and realized I wanted to have a bigg...
Agile|Career planning|Certification|PRINCE2|Project management|Skills
Published 08 Mar 2018
This session was led by Management and Leadership experts, David Hinde and Duncan Wade who debate the intricacies of managing vs leading.
Career progression|Leadership|Project management|Roles
Published 13 Jul 2017
What’s the point of training people in project management best practices and then not using their new-found skills? Clearly, there is no point; however, this seems to be an issue among organizations according to the latest AXELOS PPM Benchmark Study 2017 – The Value of Pro...
P3M3|Processes|Project management|Project management office|Skills|Training
Published 08 May 2018
For many project managers, their role in Benefits Realization is viewed as 'not my job' or out of scope for their role. This attitude will be the death of the 'old school' project manager in a world that is much more socially conscious and holds people accountable for the...
Agile|Benefits realization|Business Relationship Management|ITIL|Methodologies|PRINCE2|Project management|Value
Published 26 Nov 2019
I recently attended the national conference of the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) in Melbourne. The two-day event featured talks from a wide range of industries and roles, all sharing their experiences on how to further project management. I’d like to sh...
Agile|Capabilities|Knowledge management|Project and programme management (PPM)|Project management|Project planning|Project Progress|Skills
Published 20 Aug 2015
Why, in project management, are small projects treated as the “poor relation”? Many Project Managers aspire to manage large projects and programmes – large, transformation activities with high visibility, significant resources and a lot of kudos! As such, an aspirational Pr...
Best practice|Frameworks|PRINCE2|Project and programme management (PPM)|Project management|Risk management|Small projects
Published 17 Jan 2018
What you should do to improve project success and achieve value has been high on the agenda this year. Equally, the increased uncertainty in the economy has raised awareness of the need for increased professionalism in project and programme management (PPM) . In short, we’v...
Change management|Collaboration|Learning|Project and Programme Management (PPM)|Project management|Project management office