Encyclopedia of Education and Information Technologies

2020 Edition
| Editors: Arthur Tatnall

Value of Teaching PRINCE2 Project Management Methodology

  • Angela LecomberEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-10576-1_199



As project management evolves as a field of practice, companies are now realizing that their entire business, including most of the routine activities, can be regarded as a series of projects. Simply stated, businesses are managing their transformations by projects.

There are a number of accepted approaches to project management, the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and Projects in Controlled Environments Version 2 (PRINCE2) being two of the most important. Recently there has been considerable interest in Agile Project Management.

Joslin and Muller (2015) found that there was a positive relationship between the use of project management methodologies such as PMBOK and PRINCE2 and project success. These are described as project management “best practices” by the respective “owners” which are the Project Management Institute (PMI) and AXELOS, respectively.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.See DifferentlyMalvern EastAustralia

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  • Bill Davey
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  1. 1.RMIT UniversityMelbourneAustralia