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Axelos introduces PRINCE2 Project Management Methodology



AXELOS has announced the launch of updated PRINCE2 2017, Project Management Methodology in India. Quint Wellington Redwood was also officially authorized as Accredited Training Provider for PRINCE2 certification courses in India by APMG-International at the launch.


The newly launched PRINCE2 method is comprised of seven themes, principles, and processes and equips Practitioners with the knowledge to manage projects in a range of environments. The update is characterized by an emphasis on tailoring PRINCE2 to the needs of organizations and project environments; the principles that underpin PRINCE2; greater clarity on the link between the themes and principles; the restructuring of the themes guidance to accommodate specific examples of tailoring; and the practical application of the guidance, with numerous examples, hints, and tips, among others.


Commenting on the Launch, Cameron Stewart, Global Head of PPM Product Development at AXELOS said, “We are feeling extremely delighted to launch the latest version of PRINCE2 in India, that is effectively designed to be right sized, and to be tailored in order to prepare organizations for varying, flexing and fastest-ever evolving environments. The exams have been updated and now the exams are about intelligently applying what you learned from our updated material, and our amazing partner network, with their expert trainers. PRINCE2 has always been Agile friendly and Agile enabled, and with this latest version, organizations can deliver tailored solutions in an Agile way.”


PRINCE2 is a process-based approach for project management, which is being used across various diversified sectors of the Indian economy majorly including Construction, Manufacturing, Automobiles, IT Providers, BFSI - Banking and Financial Institutes, Telecom, FMCG, and Government projects, among others.


Luis Ribero, Account Manager, AXELOS, UK said, “With the launch of PRINCE2 2017 in India, we are committed tostrengthening our existing partnerships, and developing new partnerships to expand our global footprint in the fastest-growing markets across the Asia Pacific region. We will continue to monitor the PPM community feedback as well as to improve our entire portfolio whether through new product development, or the maintenance and updating of existing products.”


Speaking on the event, Sunil Mehta, MD, Quint India said, “We feel extremely privileged to launch the latest version of PRINCE2, which is the world’s most practiced method for project management in India. As an Accredited Training Provider for PRINCE2, we are dedicatedly addressing the training needs of talented professionals and organizations while leveraging PRINCE2’s strength derived from decades of Best Practice in project management across diverse organizations and industries.”


According to the company, The PRINCE2 2017 update includes specific guidance on agile adoption and makes direct reference, where relevant, to PRINCE2 Agile. PRINCE2 2017 update also provides guidance on identifying the minimum requirement for a PRINCE2 project and on making selective, but optimum use of PRINCE2’s elements to suit the scale of the project in hand.


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