Prince2

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Prince2

    Module 1 : Structure of organisations and projects

    • distinguish between different types of organisational structure
    • Responsibility Assignment Matrix {RAM}
      roles and responsibilities of project sponsor, project manager,
      team members, project steering group, users
    • relationship between project sponsor and manager
    • functions and benefits of project office

    Module 2 : Project life cycle

    • project life cycle phases
    • difference between project life cycle and extended life cycle
    • sharing knowledge
    • benefits of conducting reviews

    Module 3 : Project contexts and environments

    • project context, environmental factors
    • use of PESTLE, SWOT
    • difference between project and business as usual
    • characteristics of programme management
    • challenges of programme management
      situations where portfolio management is used
      distinguish between project management and portfolio and
      programme management
    • health safety and environmental legislation

    Module 4 : . Governance and structured methodologies

    • principles of governance of project management
    • methods and procedures to support governance
    • advantages of using structured methodologies

    Module 5 : Communication

    • communication plan, barriers to communication
    • importance of effective communication
    • conflict management
    • negotiation

    Moudle 6 : Leadership and teamwork

    • impact of leadership
    • situational leadership approach
    • creation and management of teams

    Module 7 : Planning for success

    • business case, ownership, authorship
    • benefits management
    • information management
    • project management plan, authorship, approval
    • project management plan contents
    • estimating
    • earned value management
    • earned value calculations and interpret earned value data
    • stakeholder management
    • use of payback, internal rate of return and net present value
    • project reporting cycle

    Module 8 : Scope management

    • Product Breakdown Structure {PBS}, Work Breakdown Structure
    • {WBS}
    • configuration
    • requirements
    • change control, links with configuration

    Module 9 : Schedule and resource management

    • project scheduling
    • categories and types of resources
    • resource smoothing and levelling
    • financial and cost management
    • budget and cost control

    Module 10 : . Procurement

    • supplier relationships
    • contracts
    • supplier selection

    Module 11 : . Project risk management and issue management

    • risk management process
    • risk as threat and opportunity
    • benefits of risk management
    • distinguish between a risk and an issue
    • escalation

    Module 12 : Project Quality Management

    • describe quality management
    • quality planning, assurance, control and continual improvement