Course: PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner eLearning Course

Section: Tailoring PRINCE2 for Agile environments

Lesson 14: PRINCE2® Principles in PRINCE2 Agile®

Based on AXELOS PRINCE2 Agile® material. Reproduced under licence from AXELOS. All rights reserved.

PRINCE2® 6th edition update:
1. "Benefits Review Plan" is now called "Benefits Management Approach"
2. all "_____ Management Strategy"'s are now called "_____ Management Approach".


Bookmark table 7.1, page 50, and look it up when you’re answering questions about principles.



  1. Which PRINCE2 principles is the single most important one?
  2. How continuous business justification is different in adaptive projects compared to predictive ones?
  3. What should we have in mind when we’re creating any of the management products?
  4. Closing a project prematurely is a sign of good project management. (true/false)
  5. What are the two main reasons for paying attention to the business justification continuously?
  6. Is it OK to combine the Business Case and Benefits Review Plan into one, in PRINCE2 Agile?
  7. Agile doesn’t need Business Case.
  8. Agile doesn’t have a Business Case.
  9. Is it OK to add Business Case to Scrum?
  10. What’s value?
  11. Which of the following two options is better?
    • A: value=10.2, cost=€250K
    • B: value=10.1, cost=€80K
  12. What’s the MVP?
  13. In which management product do we explain the MVP?
  14. What are the usual jargon words when it comes to learning from experience in Agile? ;)
  15. How is it possible to solve the conflict of having a Project Manager in PRINCE2 Agile, when PRINCE2 says we should have one, and Scrum says we shouldn’t?
  16. Is the defined roles and responsibilities principle applicable to Scrum?
  17. Does the PRINCE2 manage by stages principle make it Agile?
  18. Is it OK to have one release spread over two stages?
  19. What’s the relationship between the self-organization concept and the manage by exception principle?
  20. Is it OK to have a completely self-organized delivery team in PRINCE2 Agile?
  21. The duration of the project is fixed. How should we set its tolerance?
  22. Using the work-output-outcome-benefit relationship, what’s the main focus in project management and program management? What about Agile delivery systems?
  23. What are the purposes of using the Agilometer?