Prince2 2005 Vs Prince2 2009


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Prince2 2005 Vs Prince2 2009

  1. 1. <ul><li>PRINCE2 (2005) </li></ul><ul><li>Vs </li></ul><ul><li>PRINCE2 (2009) </li></ul><ul><li>By Mark Percy </li></ul><ul><li>Firebrand Training </li></ul><ul><li>PRINCE2 Lead Instructor </li></ul>PRINCE2 TM is a Trade Mark of the Office of Government Commerce
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>History of PRINCE2 </li></ul><ul><li>Why has it changed? </li></ul><ul><li>Fundamental differences between 2005 & 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>What the changes mean for students </li></ul><ul><li>Timescales for changeover </li></ul><ul><li>Any questions? </li></ul>
  3. 3. History of PRINCE2 <ul><li>PRINCE used in UK Public Sector since 1989 </li></ul><ul><li>Became PRINCE2 in 1996 </li></ul><ul><li>Nowadays used in Public & Private Sectors both in UK and abroad </li></ul><ul><li>Subject to periodic updates by the OGC to keep the methodology in line with Industry Requirements </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why has it changed? <ul><li>The 2005 manual was considered too bulky </li></ul><ul><li>Some of the terminology was confusing </li></ul><ul><li>There was a need to acknowledge new business practices/technologies </li></ul><ul><li>The methodology needed to integrate with other OGC Products </li></ul><ul><li>More consideration was needed for the soft aspects of project management </li></ul>
  5. 5. Fundamental Differences between 2005 & 2009 <ul><li>Manual condensed from over 450 pages to 325 pages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Amount of repetition has been reduced </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sub-process numbers have been removed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>There are now 2 manuals: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Managing Successful Projects </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Directing Successful Projects </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Fundamental Differences between 2005 & 2009 <ul><li>Changes in Terminology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>8 Processes become 7 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PRINCE2 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Starting Up a Project </li></ul><ul><li>Initiating a Project </li></ul><ul><li>Directing a Project </li></ul><ul><li>Controlling a Stage </li></ul><ul><li>Managing Product Delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Managing Stage Boundaries </li></ul><ul><li>Closing a Project </li></ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>PRINCE2 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Starting Up a Project </li></ul><ul><li>Initiating a Project </li></ul><ul><li>Directing a Project </li></ul><ul><li>Controlling a Stage </li></ul><ul><li>Managing Product Delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Managing a Stage Boundary </li></ul><ul><li>Closing a Project </li></ul><ul><li>(Planning is now covered within other processes) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Fundamental Differences between 2005 & 2009 <ul><li>Changes in Terminology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>8 Components become 7 Themes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PRINCE2 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Business Case </li></ul><ul><li>Organisation </li></ul><ul><li>Plans </li></ul><ul><li>Controls </li></ul><ul><li>Quality </li></ul><ul><li>Risk </li></ul><ul><li>Config Mgmt </li></ul><ul><li>Change Control </li></ul><ul><li>PRINCE2 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Business Case </li></ul><ul><li>Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Plans </li></ul><ul><li>Progress </li></ul><ul><li>Quality </li></ul><ul><li>Risk </li></ul><ul><li>Change (including Config Mgmt) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Fundamental Differences between 2005 & 2009 <ul><li>Changes in Terminology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Techniques now detailed within applicable Themes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PRINCE2 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Product Based Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Reviews </li></ul><ul><li>Change Control </li></ul><ul><li>PRINCE2 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Detailed within Plans Theme </li></ul><ul><li>Detailed within Quality Theme </li></ul><ul><li>Detailed within Control Theme </li></ul>
  9. 9. Fundamental Differences between 2005 & 2009 <ul><li>Terminology aligns much better with the other products within the OGC suite </li></ul>
  10. 10. Fundamental Differences between 2005 & 2009 <ul><li>New Business Practices/Technologies are acknowledged </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Documents have been given clearer/more modern names </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More examples in the manual of hi-tech projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some subject areas have been made less prescriptive and more flexible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>References to ISO have been removed </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Fundamental Differences between 2005 & 2009 <ul><li>The softer aspects of Project Management are better catered for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The “Tailoring” section gives advice on adapting to different project cultures </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. What the Changes Mean for Students <ul><li>The Exam format has changed as well as the manual </li></ul><ul><li>The 2005 qualification is still valid </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Most advertised vacancies don’t specify the version of PRINCE2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We teach the subjects that the 2005 manual doesn’t do well “properly” on the course anyway! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A 2005 student will easily get to grips with 2009 in a working environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No upgrade is needed to the 2009 methodology – 2005 students will need to sit a 1 hour “Refresh” exam in 5 years </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Timescales for changeover <ul><li>First 2009 Course to Run Week Commencing 5 th October </li></ul><ul><li>Current Plan to then run 2009 format on Alternate Courses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Will allow bedding-in of new exam format </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some students still requesting 2005 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Returning 2005 students should attend 2005 course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-Course Reading for 2009 version available now </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Firebrand Training Prince2 Courses <ul><li>5 Day Foundation & Practitioner Prince2 2005 Course </li></ul><ul><li>5 Day Foundation & Practitioner Prince2 2009 Course </li></ul>
  15. 15. Any Questions?
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