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PRINCE2 2017: What you Need to Know

Written by Elizabeth Sandwell – Mon 26 Jun 2017

PRINCE2 2017 - Everything you need to know!

The world’s most practised project management methodology, PRINCE2 is changing from this July. It’s been a long time coming - with the last update being implemented eight years ago in 2009. AXELOS announced the changes at the beginning of January and they appear to have been met with a good reception! The methodology has been substantially modernised to meet the latest project management ideologies which have permeated businesses in recent years.

But why is a PRINCE2 2017 update happening?

AXELOS, the accrediting body, has been monitoring feedback from all over the world and keeping up with any changes that happen over time. They are keen to acknowledge and respond accordingly. As such, they came to the conclusion that the syllabus and exams should be updated to make the courses more practical, authoritative and relevant.

The PRINCE2 2017 Syllabus: What is going to change?

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PRINCE2 Quiz

Written by Andy Trainer – Tue 08 Apr 2014

Now you can test your knowledge of PRINCE2® with our interactive PRINCE2 Quiz!

Split into 11 bite-sized parts, this quiz tests your understanding of PRINCE2 2009 Themes and Processes.

Our PRINCE2 quiz is ideal for revision for your PRINCE2 Foundation and PRINCE2 Practitioner exams or for testing your knowledge before coming on a PRINCE2 course.

 To work through our PRINCE2 quiz, use the links below:

 


For comprehensive instructor-led PRINCE2 training, examination and certification, delegates should attend one of our public PRINCE2 Foundation trainingPRINCE2 Practitioner training or the full qualification PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner in Brighton, UK

Head over to our PRINCE2 Resources page for more help with your PRINCE2 revision.

This PRINCE2 quiz is written by Silicon Beach Training and does not represent real PRINCE2 exam content.

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PRINCE2 Training Resources - Free Downloads

Written by Andy Trainer – Thu 02 Jan 2014

Welcome to our PRINCE2® Training Resources page, here you can find all our online resources including our PRINCE2 QuizPRINCE2 eBook and PRINCE2 Templates. You can use these resources to revise for your PRINCE2 exam or to start learning about PRINCE2 and all its features.

If you would like to learn more about PRINCE2 Training or take a PRINCE2 exam then come along to our PRINCE2 Foundation TrainingPRINCE2 Practitioner Training and PRINCE2 Practitioner Conversion Training in Brighton, Sussex.

Is there something we've missed? Let us know in the comments and we'll do our best to add it as soon as possible.

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The Best Online Project Management Communities

Written by Andy Trainer – Mon 28 Oct 2013

There are plenty of blog and Twitter lists around, but for the first time here is the most complete list of Project Management communities on the web.

If you're new to project management then this is a great way to learn from others in the field and pick up some helpful advice; of course the best way to get started it with our Project Management for Beginners Course!

These resources aren't just for beginners- many of the communities include very experienced project managers who are there to help others and work on the more complicated areas of the discipline. PRINCE2 Practitioners are common in the groups which make them the perfect location to get advice passing your exam.

Without further ado here's the list, which includes all the best places that project managers connect and hang out online.

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How Does the Axelos PRINCE2 Take-Over Affect Me?

Written by Andy Trainer – Thu 15 Aug 2013

There are changes afoot to the Best Management Practice portfolio; from January 1st 2014, PRINCE2®, ITIL® and Best Practice Suite Programs like MSP® will have a new Accreditor called Axelos.

So what does this mean for those with APMG certificates? Are they worthless now? Is PRINCE2 going to change dramatically and require an overhaul of retraining within organisations using the framework?

In short: no. But these developments are worth keeping an eye on leading up to the handover in 2014.

 

Axelos is a joint venture between the government and the firm Capita (who will own 49% and 51% respectively). Axelos will be taking over from APMG after submitting the winning bid on a re-tender from the government but it's not as clean cut as just a straight replacement.

As a provider of PRINCE2 TrainingITIL Courses and MSP Training, this is big news for us here at Silicon Beach, and for the many businesses that come to us for their Best Management Practice courses.

In this post we'll briefly examine the details of the deal, and more importantly, discuss any potential impact it may have on you as either an existing or future PRINCE2 (or ITIL or MSP) Practitioner.

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