9780470710258

Prince2 for Dummies 2009

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    9780470710258

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    047071025X

  • Edition: Yearly Ed.
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-05-24
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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Summary

Whatever your project - no matter how big or small - PRINCE2 For Dummies, 2009 Edition is the perfect guide to using this project management method to help ensure its success.Fully updated with the 2009 practice guidelines, this book will take you through every step of a project - from planning and establishing roles to closing and reviewing - offering practical and easy-to-understand advice on using PRINCE2. It also shows how to use the method when approaching the key concerns of project management, including setting up effective controls, managing project risk, managing quality and controlling change. PRINCE2 allows you to divide your project into manageable chunks, so you can make realistic plans and know when resources will be needed. PRINCE2 For Dummies, 2009 Edition provides you with a comprehensive guide to its systems, procedures and language so you can run efficient and successful projects.PRINCE2 For Dummies, 2009 Edition includes :Part I: How PRINCE Can Help You - Chapter 1: So What's a Project Method and Why Do I Need to Use One? - Chapter 2: Outlining the Structure of PRINCE2 - Chapter 3: Getting Real Power from PRINCE2Part II: Working Through Your Project - Chapter 4: Checking the Idea Before You Start - Chapter 5: Planning the Whole Project: Initiation - Chapter 6: Preparing for a Stage in the Project - Chapter 7: Controlling a Stage - Chapter 8: Building the Deliverables - the Work of the Teams - Chapter 9: Finishing the Project - Chapter 10: Running Effective Project BoardsPart III: Help with PRINCE Project Management - Chapter 11: Producing and Updating the Business Case - Chapter 12: Deciding Roles and Responsibilities - Chapter 13: Managing Project Quality - Chapter 14: Planning the Project, Stages, and Work Packages - Chapter 15: Managing Project Risk - Chapter 16: Controlling Change and Controlling Versions - Chapter 17: Monitoring Progress and Setting Up Effective ControlsPart IV: The Part of Tens - Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Make PRINCE Work Well - Chapter 19: Ten Tips for a Good Business Case - Chapter 20: Ten Things for Successful Project Assurance Part V: Appendices - Appendix A: Looking into PRINCE Qualifications - Appendix B: Glossary of the Main PRINCE2 Terms

Author Biography

Nick Graham is a director and founder of the project consultancy and training company Inspirandum Ltd and is a member of the Association for Project Management and the Institute of Directors. A qualified teacher and project manager, Nick has long experience in the PRINCE2 method. He delivers project training for private sector and public organisations throughout the UK and worldwide.

Table of Contents

Introduction
How PRINCE2 Can Help You
So What's a Project Method and Why Do I Need to Use One?
Outlining the Structure of PRINCE2
Getting Real Power from PRINCE2
Working Through Your Project
Checking the Idea Before You Start
Planning the Whole Project: Initiation
Preparing for a Stage in the Project
Controlling a Stage
Building the Deliverables
Finishing the Project
Running Effective Project Boards
Help with PRINCE2 Project Management
Producing and Updating the Business Case
Deciding Roles and Responsibilities
Managing Project Quality
Planning the Project, Stages and Work Packages
Managing Project Risk
Controlling Change and Versions
Monitoring Progress and Setting Up Effective Controls
The Part of Tens
Ten Ways to Make PRINCE2 Work Well
Ten Tips for a Good Business Case
Ten Things for Successful Project Assurance
Appendices
Looking into PRINCE2 Qualifications
Glossary of the Main PRINCE2 Terms
Index
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