Mastering Principles and Practices in PMBOK, Prince 2, and Scrum Using Essential Project Management Methods to Deliver Effective and Efficient Projects

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  • Copyright: 2015-02-13
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PMBOK®, PRINCE2®, and Scrum are today's three most widely recognized project management standards. The most successful project managers know how to draw on all three, and often combine them to deliver their projects more effectively and efficiently. In Mastering Principles and Practices in PMBOK, Prince2, and Scrum, Jihane Roudias shows project managers how these methods complement each other, how to integrate them, and how to troubleshoot projects involving any or all of them. Roudias illuminates core project concepts, processes, and areas of knowledge in each methodology, guides you in synthesizing them, and reviews the types of difficulties you may encounter in each project process. Drawing on extensive personal experience, Roudias also emphasizes the importance of project risk management, monitoring, and evaluation systems – and demonstrates how to use them to make timely and informed decisions at every stage of your project. For every project management practitioner and student pursuing PMBOK/PMI, PRINCE2, and/or Scrum certification, or seeking to use these methodologies together to achieve better project performance.

Author Biography

JIHANE ROUDIAS (Morocco) is currently Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at the United Nations Development Program's Morocco Country Office. She has spent nine years at the UN, with appointments in different program positions throughout UNICEF and UNDP. She serves as an expert on Results-Based Management and Monitoring and evaluation trainings throughout the UN system. She conducts projects and program reviews and evaluations, and advises on projects from planning through closing. Before joining the UN, she served as Store Sales Director with one of France's leading Ready-to-Wear companies. She holds a Bachelor in Finance from the Paris Graduate School of Management in Paris, a Master in Finance Engineering from Nice Sophia-Antipolis University, and the World Bank/Carleton University IPDET Executive Training Program certificate on evaluation of public policies and programs. She is now a Doctoral student in Management with the American University of Leadership in Orlando.

Table of Contents

1. What's a Project?

2. Project Processes

3. Knowledge Areas in PMBOK 5th Edition

4. Principles, Themes and Methodology in PRINCE 2

5. SCRUM Method

6. Combination of Areas of Knowledge in PMBOK and PRINCE 2 Method to Manage Project: Synthesis

7. Types of Difficulties Project Managers Can Encounter in Each Project Process

8. Certification for Project Managers

9. Project Risks Management

10. How to Monitor and Evaluate Projects: the Role of Monitoring and Evaluation Systems

11. How to Learn Lessons from Projects and Build Knowledge Management

Appendix 1. PRINCE2 Business Case Template.

Appendix 2. PRINCE2 Business Case quality criteria Checklist

Appendix 3. Interpersonal Project Manager Skills from PMBOK Guide 5th Edition

Appendix 4. List of Figures and Tables

Appendix 5. References


Discover how PMBOK, PRINCE2, and Scrum complement each other – and how to use them to drive far more value from project management.

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