OT: Agile PM courses?

Aaron Trevena aaron.trevena at gmail.com
Tue Jan 10 10:14:47 GMT 2012

On 9 January 2012 23:38, Peter Edwards <peter at dragonstaff.co.uk> wrote:
> I interviewed three PMs last week. One of them claimed to be a qualified
> PRINCE2 practitioner but couldn't answer what parts of PRINCE are used to
> manage risk. When pressed, he claimed that he had done it 5 years ago and
> "maybe it was added since then" (funny how it was there 20 years ago in
> original). He also claimed to be a certified Scrum Master and when
> asked what methodology to use for new product development with uncertain
> requirements: "PRINCE, because it handles it better than Agile"  *cough*
> So you see. I wish I could make it up, but I'm not.

Presumably shortly after he qualified, he spent the next 5 years
sailing around the world and not doing any actual project management
and thus was a bit rusty ;)


Aaron J Trevena, BSc Hons
LAMP System Integration, Development and Consulting

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