PRINCE2: A Practical Handbook [NOOK Book]

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Struggling to apply the principles of PRINCE2™ to make the method work in practice? Need guidance on adapting the process depending on context and scaling for smaller projects?

Revised and updated throughout to match the details and requirements of the 2009 PRINCE2 manual, PRINCE2™: A Practical Handbook, 3rd edition is the solution—a readable, practical reference with real ...
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PRINCE2: A Practical Handbook

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Overview

Struggling to apply the principles of PRINCE2™ to make the method work in practice? Need guidance on adapting the process depending on context and scaling for smaller projects?

Revised and updated throughout to match the details and requirements of the 2009 PRINCE2 manual, PRINCE2™: A Practical Handbook, 3rd edition is the solution—a readable, practical reference with real life examples and case studies, links between related components and processes, and clear guidance on how to fine-tune the method to suit situation and size.

Whether you are looking to further your reading in preparation for the PRINCE2 examinations, keep your knowledge and skills up to date to maintain registered status or apply the theory of PRINCE2 to everyday project work after certification, PRINCE2™: A Practical Handbook is an affordable alternative to expensive training and an indispensable addition to your project management bookshelf.

Author Colin Bentley has spent the last 40 years managing projects, large and small, across the world. He has worked with PRINCE2, PRINCE and its predecessor, PROMPT II, since the 1970s and was one of the team that brought PROMPT II to the marketplace. As the main author of the original PRINCE2 manual, a former Chief Examiner in PRINCE2 for the Association for Project Management Group (APMG) and Lead Reviewer for the 2009 PRINCE2 manual, he is the perfect guide to real-world application of PRINCE2 beyond the classroom theory for project management success.

Audience: IT Managers, Project Managers, and Consultants who need to become familiar with the PRINCE method of project management, whether implementing and using it or participating in a project being managed according to PRINCE 2 guidelines.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136436505
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 5/4/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 322
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Colin Bentley has spent the last 40 years managing projects, large and small, across the world. He has worked with PRINCE2®, PRINCE® and its predecessor, PROMPT II, since the 1970s and was one of the team that brought PROMPT II to the marketplace. As the main author of the original PRINCE2® manual, a former Chief Examiner in PRINCE2® for the Association for Project Management Group (APMG) and Lead Reviewer for the 2009 PRINCE2® manual, he is the perfect guide to real-world application of PRINCE2® beyond the classroom theory for project management success.

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Table of Contents

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1 Introduction 1
2 An Overview of PRINCE2 5
3 Starting Up a Project (SU) 19
4 Initiating a Project (IP) 35
5 Directing a Project (DP) 47
6 Controlling a Stage (CS) 59
7 Managing Product Delivery (MP) 77
8 Managing Stage Boundaries (SB) 85
9 Closing a Project (CP) 97
10 Planning (PL) 105
11 Business Case 119
12 Project Organisation 129
13 Plans 141
14 Controls 153
15 Quality 187
16 Risk 197
17 Change Control 217
18 Configuration Management 229
19 Product-based Planning 251
20 Quality Review 259
21 Project Management Team Roles 273
App. 1: Product Descriptions 289
App. 2: Forms 345
Index 381
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