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PRINCE2 Project Management Articles, Videos and Other Useful Resources. Providing free info, hints & tips, guides and other useful resources to those that use PRINCE2 as a Project Management methodology.

4 Lessons to be learnt from top businesses - Netflix and Kraft Heinz
Posted on Wednesday, 13th November 2019 11:30
Submitted by ILX Marketing Team
From being adaptable to crafting brand experiences, there is plenty to be learned from some of the world’s top brands. Here we take a look at four case study examples.
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The importance of planning in project management
Posted on Thursday, 24th October 2019 09:38
Submitted by ILX Marketing Team
When you begin a project, the temptation is to hit the ground running. It may be that you’re brimming with ideas, or perhaps the project is so similar to a previous one that you get going straight off the cuff. However, pressing the brakes and taking time to plan can be much more productive in the long term. Here, we look at why planning is paramount in project management.
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Critical success factors in project management
Posted on Friday, 4th October 2019 11:21
Submitted by ILX Marketing Team
While it’s obvious that some tasks have to pre-empt others, projects often have a web of tasks and goals. It can be difficult to focus the project team on key result areas. So how does documenting critical success factors (CSFs) keep everyone on track?
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How to close a project with PRINCE2
Posted on Friday, 20th September 2019 13:39
Submitted by ILX Marketing Team
The last phase of a project is project closure. It’s here that the project is formally closed and the Project Board receive a report on its overall success. Here, you’ll find out why this process is so important and how to do it correctly.
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Project owner vs project sponsor
Posted on Friday, 6th September 2019 16:07
Submitted by ILX Marketing Team
The terms ‘Project owner’ and ‘project sponsor’ aren’t consistently applied. Because of that, there isn’t a generally agreed upon difference between the two. Here are the three most popular answers, finishing with PRINCE2’s answer at the end.
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The difference between a project and a programme
Posted on Friday, 23rd August 2019 10:39
Submitted by ILX Marketing Team
Many believe a programme is simply a larger, longer version of a project. Despite the similarities, they are actually quite different. Briefly, a project is a specific, single task that delivers a tangible output, while a programme is a collection of related projects.
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