Course info
May 16, 2016
1h 4m

How is your project progressing? Want to know how the project is progressing when measured against the plans you wrote? In this course, PRINCE2® - The Progress Theme, you'll take a deep dive into the tools, techniques, and principles within the PRINCE2® method that enable you to baseline, measure, and report both the progress of the project and the lessons learned. First, you'll learn about the Progress Theme as well as six important types of tolerances. Next, you'll learn about the Project Board and how managers control the project through each stage of the process. Finally, you'll explore time-driven and event-driven controls, how to log lessons you've learned for future use, as well as different options for raising exceptions when things are not going according to plan. By the end of this course, your knowledge of the PRINCE2® Progress Theme will be up to practitioner level, and you will be able to monitor, compare, and control the progress in your own projects using PRINCE2®'s approach to progress. 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. PRINCE2® is a registered trademark of AXELOS Limited.

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 Progress Theme. We will look at measuring the progress of projects, and the reporting structure within the PRINCE2 method. My name is Tommy van Schaik, a project manager for the Dutch government. PRINCE2 is a project management method based on best practices gathered by government and commercial organizations over the years. This course is the eighth course in the PRINCE2 practitioner learning band. This learning band is a 12 course journey that will get you ready to pass your PRINCE2 foundation and practitioner exams. This course will focus on: controlling and measuring progress, through management levels; controlling the project, through the use of management stages; and progress reviewing and reporting. By the end of this course, you will have detailed knowledge on the PRINCE2 progress theme, how to measure the progress of you project according to the plan, and how to report the progress within the PRINCE2 management structure. So let's go ahead and get started on this course. PRINCE2, the progress theme here at Pluralsight.