Understanding PRINCE2 – 3 day workshop (new)

1

Overview of PRINCE2 – Lecture

Ø      Programs, Projects, Stages

Ø      The structure of PRINCE2

Ø      Processes & Controls

Ø      Key definitions, roles and responsibilities

 

Test 

 

Discussion

 

2 hours

2

Understanding the case study

30 minutes

   Starting up a project  (SU) – Lecture  

Ø      Appointing an executive and a project manager

Ø      Designing a project management team

Ø      Appointing a project management team

Ø      Preparing a project brief

Ø      Defining project approach

Ø      Planning an initiation stage

Ø      Authorizing initiation

Ø      Planning an initiation stage 

 Exercise covering  

Ø      Executive job description

Ø      Project manager job description

Ø      Project management team structure

Ø      Team job description

Ø      Project brief

Ø      Daily log

Ø      Risk log

Ø      Project approach

Ø      Initiation stage plan  

 

Test

 

Discussion 

 

2 hours

6

Directing a project  – Lecture

 

Ø      Authorizing initiation

Ø      Authorizing a project

Ø      Authorizing a stage or exception plan

Ø      Giving ad-hoc direction

Ø      Confirming project closure

 

Exercise covering

 

Ø      Project startup notification

Ø      Authorization to proceed / close

Ø      Stage plan or exception plan

Ø      Project board guidance

Ø      Exception plan request

Ø      New project issues

Ø      Follow on action recommendation

Ø      End project report

Ø      Post project review plan

Ø      Lessons learned report

Ø      Project closure notification

 Test  Discussion   

2 hours

7

 

Controlling a stage

 

Ø      Authorizing work package

Ø      Assessing progress

Ø      Capturing project issues

Ø      Examining project issues

Ø      Reviewing stage status

Ø      Reporting highlights

Ø      Taking corrective action

Ø      Escalating project issues

Ø      Receiving completed work package

 

Exercise covering

 

Ø      Work package

Ø      Stage status information

Ø      Product status account

Ø      Plan deviation

Ø      Tolerance threat

Ø      Stage end notification

Ø      Trigger for project end

Ø      Work trigger

Ø      Request for advice

Ø      Highlight report

Ø      Communication to interested parties

Ø      Exception plan request 

  Test  Discussion 

2 hours

8

 

Managing product delivery

 

Ø      Accepting work package

Ø      Executing a work package

Ø      Delivering a work package

 

Exercise

 

Test

 

Discussion

 

2 hours

9

 

Closing a project

 

Ø      Decommissioning a project

Ø      Identifying follow on actions

Ø      Evaluating a project

 Exercise  

Test

 

Discussion

1 hour 

10

Comparing PRINCE, PMBOK and Agile

1 hour

11

Wrapping it up

30 minutes

  

All the participants will receive a copy of the course slides, workbook and the key templates (hard copy).

 

Note

 This program will not lead to PRINCE2 certification and the focus is entirely on understanding and practicing PRINCE2

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