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Scaling PRINCE2®

Scaling PRINCE2®

Course Outline

How a project management methodology, such as PRINCE2®, can be appropriately scaled to fit the size of the project is a challenge for many organisations, and particularly new project managers. During this workshop we will examine a number of approaches to the problem and how to facilitate the final selection of how extensively to apply the method. It comprises of a number of topic introductions, followed by group discussions and exercises.

Course Content

  • Introduction
    • Background
    • The Process Model
  • The Scaling Problem
    • The Irreducible Minimum
    • How small is small?
    • Scaling Risk
    • Working in the Culture
  • Assessing Scale
    • Identifying Criteria
    • Analysing Projects
  • Methods of Scaling
    • Tailoring
    • Using a Matrix
    • Employing Checklists
    • Reduced Implementations
    • Standards and Templates
  • Identifying the Way Forward
    • Using Decision Trees
    • The Role of Consultancy
    • Mentoring and Support
  • The PRINCE2® Scaling Case Study
    • Introducing the Study
    • Discussing the Methods
    • Formulating the Approach
    • Applying in the Real World
  • Workshop Conclusions
    • Summary
    • Identify Lessons Learned
    • Signpost Ways Forward

Course Objectives

This course will enable participants to:

  • Gain an understanding of PRINCE2® tailoring and scaling
  • Identify and analyse key project sizing criteria
  • Select an appropriate scaling method or methods
  • Apply a range of methods in an approach to a given scenario
  • Consider implementing a response strategy to tailoring PRINCE2®
  • Understand the role of consultancy or mentoring in assisting scaling.

Who Will Benefit?

Anyone responsible for using PRINCE2® to run a project of any size. Those with PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner qualifications would particularly benefit, but a minimum of attendance at an FGI PRINCE2® Overview would be the minimum requirement.




Delegates will receive FGI Scaling PRINCE2® Courseware and a copy of the FGI “Scalability of PRINCE2®” white paper.

Private On-Site Training:

This course can also be taught privately at your workplace by our accredited trainers, for more information read about our on-site training.

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