Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2™

Book description

This publication provides a universally applicable project management method - the principles, processes and techniques that enable individuals and organisations to successfully deliver their projects within time, cost and quality constraints. Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2™ forms part of a pair of publications that are the result of the PRINCE2: 2009 Project to update the PRINCE2 guidance. Its companion is Directing Successful Projects with PRINCE2™. The title has been designed to be a role specific handbook for Project Managers, Team Managers and Project Support.

Table of contents

  1. Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2™
    1. Copyright
    2. List of figures
    3. List of tables
    4. Foreword
    5. Acknowledgements
    6. Conventions used in this manual
    7. Chapter 1: Introduction
      1. 1.1 THE PURPOSE OF THIS MANUAL
      2. 1.2 THE IMPORTANCE OF PROJECTS
      3. 1.3 WHAT MAKES PROJECTS DIFFERENT?
      4. 1.4 WHY HAVE A PROJECT MANAGEMENT METHOD?
      5. 1.5 INTRODUCING PRINCE2
      6. 1.6 RELATED OGC GUIDANCE
      7. 1.7 BENEFITS OF PRINCE2
    8. Chapter 2: Principles
      1. 2.1 CONTINUED BUSINESS JUSTIFICATION
      2. 2.2 LEARN FROM EXPERIENCE
      3. 2.3 DEFINED ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
      4. 2.4 MANAGE BY STAGES
      5. 2.5 MANAGE BY EXCEPTION
      6. 2.6 FOCUS ON PRODUCTS
      7. 2.7 TAILOR TO SUIT THE PROJECT ENVIRONMENT
    9. Chapter 3: Introduction to PRINCE2 themes
      1. 3.1 WHAT ARE THE THEMES?
      2. 3.2 APPLYING THE THEMES
      3. 3.3 FORMAT OF THE THEMES
    10. Chapter 4: Business Case
      1. 4.1 PURPOSE
      2. 4.2 BUSINESS CASE DEFINED
      3. 4.3 THE PRINCE2 APPROACH TO THE BUSINESS CASE
      4. 4.4 RESPONSIBILITIES
    11. Chapter 5: Organization
      1. 5.1 PURPOSE
      2. 5.2 ORGANIZATION DEFINED
      3. 5.3 THE PRINCE2 APPROACH TO ORGANIZATION
      4. 5.4 RESPONSIBILITIES
    12. Chapter 6: Quality
      1. 6.1 PURPOSE
      2. 6.2 QUALITY DEFINED
      3. 6.3 THE PRINCE2 APPROACH TO QUALITY
      4. 6.4 RESPONSIBILITIES
    13. Chapter 7: Plans
      1. 7.1 PURPOSE
      2. 7.2 PLANS DEFINED
      3. 7.3 THE PRINCE2 APPROACH TO PLANS
      4. 7.4 RESPONSIBILITIES
    14. Chapter 8: Risk
      1. 8.1 PURPOSE
      2. 8.2 RISK DEFINED
      3. 8.3 THE PRINCE2 APPROACH TO RISK
      4. 8.4 RESPONSIBILITIES
    15. Chapter 9: Change
      1. 9.1 PURPOSE
      2. 9.2 CHANGE DEFINED
      3. 9.3 THE PRINCE2 APPROACH TO CHANGE
      4. 9.4 RESPONSIBILITIES
    16. Chapter 10: Progress
      1. 10.1 PURPOSE
      2. 10.2 PROGRESS DEFINED
      3. 10.3 THE PRINCE2 APPROACH TO PROGRESS
      4. 10.4 RESPONSIBILITIES
    17. Chapter 11: Introduction to processes
      1. 11.1 THE PRINCE2 PROCESSES
      2. 11.2 THE PRINCE2 JOURNEY
      3. 11.3 THE PRINCE2 PROCESS MODEL
      4. 11.4 STRUCTURE OF THE PROCESS CHAPTERS
    18. Chapter 12: Starting up a Project
      1. 12.1 PURPOSE
      2. 12.2 OBJECTIVE
      3. 12.3 CONTEXT
      4. 12.4 ACTIVITIES
    19. Chapter 13: Directing a Project
      1. 13.1 PURPOSE
      2. 13.2 OBJECTIVE
      3. 13.3 CONTEXT
      4. 13.4 ACTIVITIES
    20. Chapter 14: Initiating a Project
      1. 14.1 PURPOSE
      2. 14.2 OBJECTIVE
      3. 14.3 CONTEXT
      4. 14.4 ACTIVITIES
    21. Chapter 15: Controlling a Stage
      1. 15.1 PURPOSE
      2. 15.2 OBJECTIVE
      3. 15.3 CONTEXT
      4. 15.4 ACTIVITIES
    22. Chapter 16: Managing Product Delivery
      1. 16.1 PURPOSE
      2. 16.2 OBJECTIVE
      3. 16.3 CONTEXT
      4. 16.4 ACTIVITIES
    23. Chapter 17: Managing a Stage Boundary
      1. 17.1 PURPOSE
      2. 17.2 OBJECTIVE
      3. 17.3 CONTEXT
      4. 17.4 ACTIVITIES
    24. Chapter 18: Closing a Project
      1. 18.1 PURPOSE
      2. 18.2 OBJECTIVE
      3. 18.3 CONTEXT
      4. 18.4 ACTIVITIES
    25. Chapter 19: Tailoring PRINCE2 to the project environment
      1. 19.1 WHAT IS TAILORING?
      2. 19.2 GENERAL APPROACH TO TAILORING
      3. 19.3 EXAMPLES OF TAILORING PRINCE2
      4. 19.4 PROJECTS IN A PROGRAMME ENVIRONMENT
      5. 19.5 PROJECT SCALE
      6. 19.6 COMMERCIAL CUSTOMER/SUPPLIER ENVIRONMENT
      7. 19.7 MULTI-ORGANIZATION PROJECTS
      8. 19.8 PROJECT TYPE
      9. 19.9 SECTOR DIFFERENCES
      10. 19.10 PROJECT MANAGEMENT BODIES OF KNOWLEDGE
    26. Appendix A: Product Description outlines
      1. A.1 BENEFITS REVIEW PLAN
      2. A.2 BUSINESS CASE
      3. A.3 CHECKPOINT REPORT
      4. A.4 COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT STRATEGY
      5. A.5 CONFIGURATION ITEM RECORD
      6. A.6 CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT STRATEGY
      7. A.7 DAILY LOG
      8. A.8 END PROJECT REPORT
      9. A.9 END STAGE REPORT
      10. A.10 EXCEPTION REPORT
      11. A.11 HIGHLIGHT REPORT
      12. A.12 ISSUE REGISTER
      13. A.13 ISSUE REPORT
      14. A.14 LESSONS LOG
      15. A.15 LESSONS REPORT
      16. A.16 PLAN
      17. A.17 PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
      18. A.18 PRODUCT STATUS ACCOUNT
      19. A.19 PROJECT BRIEF
      20. A.20 PROJECT INITIATION DOCUMENTATION
      21. A.21 PROJECT PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
      22. A.22 QUALITY MANAGEMENT STRATEGY
      23. A.23 QUALITY REGISTER
      24. A.24 RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGY
      25. A.25 RISK REGISTER
      26. A.26 WORK PACKAGE
    27. Appendix B: Governance
    28. Appendix C: Roles and responsibilities
      1. C.1 PROJECT BOARD
      2. C.2 EXECUTIVE
      3. C.3 SENIOR USER
      4. C.4 SENIOR SUPPLIER
      5. C.5 PROJECT MANAGER
      6. C.6 TEAM MANAGER
      7. C.7 PROJECT ASSURANCE
      8. C.8 CHANGE AUTHORITY
      9. C.9 PROJECT SUPPORT
    29. Appendix D: Product-based planning example
      1. D.1 SCENARIO
      2. D.2 EXAMPLE OF A PROJECT PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
      3. D.3 EXAMPLES OF A PRODUCT BREAKDOWN STRUCTURE
      4. D.4 EXAMPLE OF A PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
      5. D.5 PRODUCT FLOW DIAGRAM
    30. Appendix E: Health check
      1. E.1 STARTING UP A PROJECT
      2. E.2 DIRECTING A PROJECT
      3. E.3 INITIATING A PROJECT
      4. E.4 CONTROLLING A STAGE
      5. E.5 MANAGING PRODUCT DELIVERY
      6. E.6 MANAGING A STAGE BOUNDARY
      7. E.7 CLOSING A PROJECT
    31. Further information
      1. FROM THE OFICE OF GOVERNMENT COMMERCE
      2. FROM THE STATIONERY OFICE (COMPLEMENTARY PUBLICATIONS)
      3. OTHER SOURCES
    32. Glossary
    33. Index

Product information

  • Title: Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2™
  • Author(s): Office Of Government Commerce
  • Release date: June 2009
  • Publisher(s): TSO
  • ISBN: 9780113310593