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Project management

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PRINCE2 (PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a structured project management method and practitioner certification programme.
The most common implementation of this approach is PRINCE2.

Project Initiation Documentation

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2. Initiating A Project, in which the business case refined and Project Initiation Documentation assembled
PID bundles the information, which was acquired through the Starting up a project and Initiating a Project processes in a PRINCE2 controlled project environment.

AXELOS

AXELOS Ltd
In July 2013, ownership of the rights to PRINCE2 was transferred from HM Cabinet Office to AXELOS Ltd, a joint venture by the Cabinet Office and Capita, with 49% and 51% stakes respectively.

Project plan

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PRINCE2 defines:

Managing stage boundaries

6. Managing Stage Boundaries, which dictates how to transition from one stage to the next
Managing Stage Boundaries is one of seven processes that make up PRINCE2, a systematic approach to project management developed by the UK's Office of Government Commerce and used widely in UK government and industry.

Risk register

Community Risk Register
A risk register (PRINCE2) is a document used as risk management tool and to fulfill regulatory compliance acting as a repository for all risks identified and includes additional information about each risk, e.g. nature of the risk, reference and owner, mitigation measures.

Product-based planning

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Some suggestions given in the PRINCE2 manual are product based planning, change control, quality review technique, Gantt charts, PERT charts and critical path analysis.
Product-based planning is a fundamental part of the PRINCE2 approach to project management, and is a method of identifying all of the products (project deliverables) that make up or contribute to delivering the objectives of the project, and the associated work required to deliver them.

Central Computer and Telecommunications Agency

CCTA
In 1989 the Central Computer and Telecommunications Agency (CCTA) adopted a version of PROMPT II as a UK Government standard for information systems (IT) project management.

Project manager

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1. Starting Up A Project, in which the project team is appointed including an executive and a project manager, and a project brief is produced
There is not a widely accepted certification for software project managers, but many will hold the Project Management Professional (PMP) designation offered by the Project Management Institute, PRINCE2 or an advanced degree in project management, such as a MSPM or other graduate degree in technology management.

Program evaluation and review technique

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Some suggestions given in the PRINCE2 manual are product based planning, change control, quality review technique, Gantt charts, PERT charts and critical path analysis.

Project Management Institute

PMIOPM3Organizational Project Management Maturity Model
It has since become a de facto standard certification, along with the PRINCE2 certification, in project management.

Project Management Professional

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Project Management Professional (PMP) may be seen as a competitor of PRINCE2.
PRINCE2 could be seen as a competitor of Project Management Professional (PMP).

Cabinet Office

Office of the Third SectorUK Cabinet OfficeMinister for Government Resilience and Efficiency
In July 2013, ownership of the rights to PRINCE2 was transferred from HM Cabinet Office to AXELOS Ltd, a joint venture by the Cabinet Office and Capita, with 49% and 51% stakes respectively. PRINCE2 was developed as a UK government standard for information systems projects.

Joint venture

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In July 2013, ownership of the rights to PRINCE2 was transferred from HM Cabinet Office to AXELOS Ltd, a joint venture by the Cabinet Office and Capita, with 49% and 51% stakes respectively.

Capita

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In July 2013, ownership of the rights to PRINCE2 was transferred from HM Cabinet Office to AXELOS Ltd, a joint venture by the Cabinet Office and Capita, with 49% and 51% stakes respectively.

Civil service

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PRINCE was renamed in a Civil service competition as an acronym for "PRojects IN Controlled Environments".

United Nations System

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PRINCE2 has become increasingly popular and is now a de facto standard for project management in many UK government departments and across the United Nations system.

Performance indicator

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In some organizations these can be KPIs.

Project team

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1. Starting Up A Project, in which the project team is appointed including an executive and a project manager, and a project brief is produced

Work (project management)

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5. Managing Product Delivery, which has the purpose of controlling the link between the Project Manager and the Team Manager(s) by placing formal requirements on accepting, executing and delivering project work.