Description

Thinking about using PRINCE2™ to manage your projects or preparing for PRINCE2 training?
Need a rounded introduction to help you get to grips with the basics?

Revised throughout to match the details and requirements of the 2009 PRINCE2 manual and simplified to make it more useful for those who are new to the method, PRINCE2™ Revealed, second edition, is the perfect first reference. A readable, end-to-end overview of the complex PRINCE2 method that starts from a more accessible level than other detailed manuals, it will ease you into the topic and put the method into a real-world context.
Whether you are looking for a reliable introduction to the basics or a quick reference to prepare you for PRINCE2 training and study, PRINCE2™ Revealed will give you the grounding to take your knowledge and application to the next level.

Now includes practice PRINCE2 Foundation questions for exam preparation!

Key Features

* Revised and updated throughout to match the details and requirements of the 2009 PRINCE2™ manual

* Provides a concise introduction to the basics and underlying principles of PRINCE2™ for those wanting to get quickly up to speed and prepare for PRINCE2™ training and application

* Starts from a more accessible level than the dry, detailed official manuals to ease readers into the topic and put the method into a real-world context

Readership

General managers and project/programme managers across all industry sectors; Pre-course PRINCE2 training/exam delegates.

Table of Contents

Introduction; An Overview of PRINCE2; The Project Mandate; Appointing the Executive; Appointing the Project Manager; Designing a Project Management Team; Decision Making; Writing a Project Brief; Writing Acceptance Criteria; Configuration Management; The Business Case; Project Issues; Quality; Risk; Setting Tolerances; Refining the Business Case & Risks; Planning; Writing a Product Description; Creating a Work Package; Assessing Progress; Highlight Report; On Taking Over From Another Project Manager; End Project Report; Follow-on Action Recommendations; Lessons Learned Report; Post Project Review Plan; Summary.

Details

No. of pages:
304
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9781856178136
Electronic ISBN:
9781856179362

About the author

Colin Bentley

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.