PRINCE2 Study Guide

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-05-14
  • Publisher: Sybex
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Everything you need to be fully prepared to take the Prince2 exam As an internationally recognized certification and recommended by the Project Management Institute, the Prince2 accreditation gives a bolster to any resume. However, there exists a dearth of any sort of comprehensive tutorial on preparing to take this exam until now. This invaluable study guide focuses on all the details you need in order to certify and then goes one step further to emphasize the practical applications of the topics discussed. Each chapter provides clear explanations for using Prince2 to handle everyday project challenges. Features full coverage of all exam objectives Presents real-world scenarios, such as how to start a project effectively so that everyone understands his or her role and what needs to be done Includes challenging review questions to sharpen your knowledge Incorporates sample questions throughout the text, as well as electronic flashcards Prince2 Study Guide covers all the necessary topics you need to know in order to confidently take the exam.

Author Biography

David Hinde is a PRINCE2 trainer and has prepared thousands of candidates for the accreditation examination. He has managed large-scale PRINCE2 projects within organizations such as the BBC, Deloitte and Touche, and the UK Government. He writes regularly about management topics in his blog (www.orgtopia.com/management-blog) and in various journals. He also speaks at events run by organizations such as the Project Management Institute and the Best Practice User Group.

Table of Contents

Introduction xvii

Assessment Test xlvii

Chapter 1 Overview of PRINCE2 1

Chapter 2 Starting a Project Successfully with PRINCE2 39

Chapter 3 Organization Theme 75

Chapter 4 Business Case Theme 103

Chapter 5 Plans Theme 127

Chapter 6 Quality Theme 159

Chapter 7 Risk Theme 197

Chapter 8 Change Theme 225

Chapter 9 Progress Theme 253

Chapter 10 Managing the Middle of a Project Successfully with PRINCE2 289

Chapter 11 Managing the End of a Project Successfully with PRINCE2 329

Chapter 12 Tailoring PRINCE2 to the Project Environment 347

Appendix A Answers to Review Questions 363

Appendix B Management Products in PRINCE2 395

Appendix C Passing the Accreditation Exams 403

Appendix D Sample Foundation Examinations 425

Appendix E About the Additional Study Tools 455

Index 459

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