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  • QRP International
    AgilePM - PRINCE2 - MSP - PMP - ITIL - Togaf - Scrum - PRINCE2 Agile - Change Management - MoP -
    English

    QRP International offers three different formats to help you get certificated. We offer On-site, Virtual and E-learning training. In quality they are all alike, the only difference is what fits your needs and objectives. Both the On-site and the Virtual courses can be held inhouse (with your colleagues only) and open (with other professionals from different fields). This whitepaper explores the three different formats and the unique benefits.

  • QRP International
    AgilePM - PRINCE2 - MSP - PMP - ITIL - Togaf - Scrum - PRINCE2 Agile - Change Management - MoP -
    English

    We offer our courses On-site, in our Virtual Classroom and have some E-learning training available. All will help you get certificated and all are equally in quality. The only difference between the three formats? Your objectives and expectations! Learn what format best fits your needs. This infographic gives you a clear overview.

  • QRP International
    AgilePM - MSP - PMP - ITIL - Togaf - Scrum - PRINCE2 Agile - MoP - P3O - Cobit5 -
    English

    Explore our latest way of teaching; QRP’s Virtual Classroom. This brochure will answer all your important questions. It will explain the structure of the Virtual Classroom and why you will love it!

  • APMG International
    MSP - Programme Management -
    English

    Unlike project management, which thrives on certainty, programme management recognizes and exploits the ambiguity. This is why is important to use a structured and well tested approach to Programme Management. A programme can be triggered in a number of ways; each will require different focus and intensity of resources and control. This white-paper explains the different types of Programmes, and hot to manage them to ensure the realization of business objectives.

  • APMG International
    MSP - Programme Management - Project Management -
    English

    This case study will present how Siemens improved project performance by adopting MSP. After striving for seven years to improve the effectiveness of project management, Siemens in the US was concerned it was resting on a plateau and needed a breakthrough to achieve the next level of performance. To help improve the organization’s project performance and organizational project management maturity, Siemens turned to Managing Successful Programs (MSP).

  • Axelos
    MSP - PRINCE2 2017 - Programme Management - Project Management -
    English

    The purpose of this paper is to highlight that many alternate governance structures are being used by organizations and governments to minimize the risk to the business as well as investment loss. As such, the intent of this paper is to generate discussion of governance structures, terminology and competencies to cater for the changing digital world.
    Copyright © AXELOS Limited 2014 used under licence from AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

  • APMG International
    MSP - Programme Management -
    English

    Hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Games is, quite simply, a mammoth task. By the time of the Opening Ceremony at least 100,000 people will be working on the Games, including 3,000 staff, 70,000 volunteers and large numbers of contractors. With a public sector funding package worth £9.298 billion, it is imperative for Britain’s reputation nationally and internationally that the Games are delivered successfully. But it’s the legacy of the Games that will inform opinion on success or otherwise in the longer term. Although the methodology Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) is used throughout the organization, this is a programme on a scale far bigger than any MSP training can prepare you for. How do the programme managers working on the Olympics manage something this big?

  • APMG International
    PRINCE2 - MSP - Programme Management - Project Management -
    English

    This White Paper discusses what is required in order to use PRINCE2 and MSP together. It is written from the project perspective and it assumes that the reader is already familiar with PRINCE2. The good news is that when PRINCE2 and MSP are used together, various activities and documentation are no longer required. The bad news is that some integration work is still needed to ensure they work together well.

  • APMG International
    PRINCE2 - MSP - MoP - P3O - Programme Management - Project Management - Portfolio Management -
    English

    The purpose of this White Paper is to present an integrated approach to the governance of projects, programmes and portfolios. It aims to demonstrate how the logic behind concepts such as ownership and accountability can be used to ensure a consistent approach to governance across an organization. This study addresses issues like “business as usual and management of change”, “identity the right accountable resources”, “decision-making processes at project and portfolio levels”. Download the paper to find out also the 5 typical problems that arise when working on integrated project, programme and portfolio management.

  • APMG International
    MSP - Programme Management -
    English

    This article explains why candidates with an MSP – Programme Management – qualification could have the upper hand when it comes to the recruitment process.

  • QRP International
    PRINCE2 - MSP - Programme Management - Project Management -
    English

    The difference between a Project and a Programme does not only consist on the “length” of the two… the differences between Projects and Programmes rely on more important aspects. This article, written by our lead trainer and consultant Jeff Ball, focuses on how to correctly distinguish a Project from a Programme by analyzing some of the key differences between the two. For example: a project focuses on deliverables, a programme delivers one or more strategic objectives. One simple way to understand whether to use project management or programme management is to consider the NATURE of the change: download the full article to know what you are changing, and if this change should be managed with project or with programme management.

  • APMG International
    AgilePM - MSP - ITIL - MoP - P3O - PRINCE2 2017 - Project Management -
    English

    This White Paper discusses the implementation of Agile frameworks within organizations where the complexity of the delivery and management environment means that inspecting and adapting guidance from the UK government’s Best Management Practice frameworks is recommended. Agile encourages the creative implementation of Best Management Practice in the way it was designed to be used. It enables focused delivery of the right outcomes, on time and cost, even when the environment is complicated, complex or anarchic.