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An Introduction to PRINCE2: Managing and Directing Successful Projects - 2009 Edition (Softcover)

An Introduction to PRINCE2 - Managing and Directing Successful Projects - 2009 Edition

SKU: 2671
Authors: Office of Government Commerce
Publishers: TSO
Format: Adobe eBook
ISBN13: 9780113312009
ISBN10: 0113312008
Published: 30 Sep 2009
Availability: Immediate Download
Format: Softcover
ISBN13: 9780113311880
ISBN10: 113311885
Pages: 115
Published: 29 Aug 2009
Availability: In Stock

An Introduction to PRINCE2®: Managing and Directing Successful Projects, 2009 edition provides a high-level introduction to the updated PRINCE2® method, and covers both the Managing and Directing PRINCE2® publications.

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Description

There are two core PRINCE2® 2009 books:

  • Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2® expands on previous PRINCE2® manuals based on comments from users, building on the basic methodology to be more accessible and easier to tailor to specific individual needs.
  • Directing Successful Projects with PRINCE2® is aimed at supporting the senior manager responsible for a project, specifically those managers undertaking an executive role on a project for the first time. 

An Introduction to PRINCE2®: Managing and Directing Successful Projects, 2009 edition:

  • Introduces the principles, processes, and key themes of PRINCE2®
  • Gives practical examples of applying the PRINCE2® method in practice
  • Details the Project Board’s duties and expected behaviours
  • Explains how to tailor PRINCE2® to the project environment
  • Provides appendices for project descriptions, a glossary of terms, and further information.

Content

1. Introduction

  • 1.1 Purpose of this guide
  • 1.2 Where do projects fit in?
  • 1.3 What is a project?
  • 1.4 What is project management?
  • 1.5 What is PRINCE2?
  • 1.6 PRINCE2 in context
  • 1.7 Structure of this guide
  • 1.8 Related OGC guidance
  • 2. The PRINCE2 principles

2. The PRINCE2 principles

  • 2.1 Continued business justification
  • 2.2 Learn from experience
  • 2.3 Defined roles and responsibilities
  • 2.4 Manage by stages
  • 2.5 Manage by exception
  • 2.6 Focus on products
  • 2.7 Tailor to suit the project environment

3. Themes

  • 3.1 Business Case
  • 3.2 Organization
  • 3.3 Quality
  • 3.4 Plans
  • 3.5 Risk
  • 3.6 Change
  • 3.7 Progress

4. Processes

  • 4.1 The PRINCE2 journey
  • 4.2 Starting up a Project
  • 4.3 Initiating a Project
  • 4.4 Controlling a Stage/Managing Product Delivery
  • 4.5 Managing a Stage Boundary
  • 4.6 Closing a Project

5. Project Board duties and behaviours

  • 5.1 The role of senior management in PRINCE2
  • 5.2 Be accountable for the project
  • 5.3 Provide unified direction
  • 5.4 Delegate effectively
  • 5.5 Facilitate cross-functional integration
  • 5.6 Commit resources
  • 5.7 Ensure effective decision making
  • 5.8 Support the Project Manager
  • 5.9 Ensure effective communication

6. Tailoring PRINCE2 to the project environment

  • 6.1 Tailoring PRINCE2 for projects in a programme environment
  • 6.2 Tailoring PRINCE2 according to project scale
  • Appendix A: Product Description outlines
    • A.1 Benefits Review Plan
    • A.2 Business Case
    • A.3 Checkpoint Report
    • A.8 End Project Report
    • A.9 End Stage Report
    • A.10 Exception Report
    • A.11 Highlight Report
    • A.13 Issue Report
    • A.15 Lessons Report
    • A.16 Plan
    • A.17 Product Description
    • A.19 Project Brief
    • A.20 Project Initiation Documentation
    • A.21 Project Product Description
    • A.26 Work Package

    Further information

    Glossary

    Index


Please note

We also offer The Official PRINCE2®:2009 Book Bundle, which enables you to purchase the core official PRINCE2®:2009 books together at a reduced price.


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