PRINCE2® - The Plans Theme

This course is a deep dive into the PRINCE2® plans theme. This course will teach you all about the product-based PRINCE2® planning approach that will help you to improve the planning process in your projects.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Mar 16, 2018
Duration
1h 60m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Mar 16, 2018
Duration
1h 60m
Description

This course will present you with the PRINCE2® planning approach. In this course, PRINCE2® - The Plans Theme, you will learn about PRINCE2®’s product based planning technique and why this technique has proven to be the most successful technique in project planning. First, you will learn about how implementing the PRINCE2® planning approach will improve control over your projects. Next, you will explore how PRINCE2® methods improve communication throughout your team. Finally, you will discover how implementing the PRINCE2® planning approach will increase the success rate of your projects by improving the control over your project and increasing the communication with the other members of your project team. When you’re finished with this course, you will be able to apply the concepts captured in the PRINCE2® planning approach to your own projects. Copyright © AXELOS Limited 2016. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form or by any means without permission in writing from AXELOS Limited. This information is a part of the official PRINCE2® Foundations and Practitioner sample examination paper. ITIL® and PRINCE2® are registered trade marks of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

About the author
About the author

Tommy van Schaik spent most of his academic and professional career as a linking pin between business and IT. His focus areas are: project management, IT governance, business processes, IT architecture, requirement engineering, and business rules.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone, and welcome to this course, PRINCE2 - The Plans Theme where we will take a deep dive into the PRINCE2 planning approach. My name is Tommy van Schaik, and I'm currently employed as a project manager for the Dutch Government. This course is the fifth course in the PRINCE2 Practitioner Learning Path. PRINCE2 is a project management method based on gathering years of best practice on project management from commercial and government organizations around the world. This course is about the PRINCE2 planning approach, which is a product-based, step-by-step approach to project planning that has proven to increase the control in your project and improve internal communication. This course, we will focus on the PRINCE2 planning approach, the different levels of planning, and the product and activity-based planning techniques. By the end of this course, not only will you have detailed knowledge about the PRINCE2 planning approach, but you will also be able to apply this product-based technique to your own projects, increasing the control of your project and improving the communication. So let's go ahead and get started with the PRINCE2 planning approach in this course, PRINCE2 - The Plans Theme, here at Pluralsight.