Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2

Book description

PRINCE2 is an easy-to-use project management methodology that provides the essentials for managing any project in any industry. This complete guide is fully aligned with the PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner exams and acts as a day-to-day reference tool to manage and deliver projects successfully.

Table of contents

  1. Copyright Page
  2. Contents
  3. List of figures
  4. List of tables
  5. Foreword
  6. About AXELOS
  7. Acknowledgements
  8. Contents summary
  9. Introduction
    1. 1.1. The structure of PRINCE2
    2. 1.2. What PRINCE2 does not provide
    3. 1.3. What makes a project a ‘PRINCE2 project’?
    4. 1.4. The purpose of this manual
  10. 2. Project management with PRINCE2
    1. 2.1. What is a project?
    2. 2.2. What is project management?
    3. 2.3. What is it we wish to control?
    4. 2.4. What does a project manager do?
    5. 2.5. Projects in context
    6. 2.6. Applying PRINCE2
  11. 3. Principles
    1. 3.1. Continued business justification
    2. 3.2. Learn from experience
    3. 3.3. Defined roles and responsibilities
    4. 3.4. Manage by stages
    5. 3.5. Manage by exception
    6. 3.6. Focus on products
    7. 3.7. Tailor to suit the project
  12. 4. Tailoring and adopting PRINCE2
    1. 4.1. Tailoring PRINCE2
    2. 4.2. Adopting PRINCE2
    3. 4.3. Tailoring PRINCE2 to suit different projects
    4. 4.4. Adopting PRINCE2 in an organizational environment
  13. 5. Introduction to PRINCE2 themes
    1. 5.1. Tailoring the themes
    2. 5.2. Format of the theme chapters
  14. 6. Business case
    1. 6.1. The business case theme
    2. 6.2. PRINCE2’s requirements for the business case theme
    3. 6.3. Guidance for effective business case management
    4. 6.4. Techniques: investment appraisal
  15. 7. Organization
    1. 7.1. The organization theme
    2. 7.2. PRINCE2’s requirements for the organization theme
    3. 7.3. Guidance for effective project organization
  16. 8. Quality
    1. 8.1. The quality theme
    2. 8.2. PRINCE2’s requirements for the quality theme
    3. 8.3. Guidance for effective quality management
    4. 8.4. Technique: recommended quality review technique
  17. 9. Plans
    1. 9.1. The plans theme
    2. 9.2. PRINCE2’s requirements for the plans theme
    3. 9.3. Guidance for effective planning
    4. 9.4. Techniques: prioritization, estimation and scheduling
  18. 10. Risk
    1. 10.1. The risk theme
    2. 10.2. PRINCE2’s requirements for the risk theme
    3. 10.3. Guidance for effective risk management
    4. 10.4. Technique: recommended risk management procedure
  19. 11. Change
    1. 11.1. The change theme
    2. 11.2. PRINCE2’s requirements for the change theme
    3. 11.3. Guidance for effective change control
    4. 11.4. Technique: recommended issue and change control procedure
  20. 12. Progress
    1. 12.1. The progress theme
    2. 12.2. PRINCE2’s requirements for the progress theme
    3. 12.3. Guidance for effective progress management
    4. 12.4. Techniques: progress evaluation and peer review
  21. 13. Introduction to processes
    1. 13.1. The PRINCE2 journey
    2. 13.2. The PRINCE2 process model
    3. 13.3. Structure of the process chapters
    4. 13.4. Tailoring the processes
  22. 14. Starting up a project
    1. 14.1. Purpose
    2. 14.2. Objective
    3. 14.3. Context
    4. 14.4. Activities
    5. 14.5. Tailoring guidelines
  23. 15. Directing a project
    1. 15.1. Purpose
    2. 15.2. Objective
    3. 15.3. Context
    4. 15.4. Activities
    5. 15.5. Tailoring guidelines
  24. 16. Initiating a project
    1. 16.1. Purpose
    2. 16.2. Objective
    3. 16.3. Context
    4. 16.4. Activities
    5. 16.5. Tailoring guidelines
  25. 17. Controlling a stage
    1. 17.1. Purpose
    2. 17.2. Objective
    3. 17.3. Context
    4. 17.4. Activities
    5. 17.5. Tailoring guidelines
  26. 18. Managing product delivery
    1. 18.1. Purpose
    2. 18.2. Objective
    3. 18.3. Context
    4. 18.4. Activities
    5. 18.5. Tailoring guidelines
  27. 19. Managing a stage boundary
    1. 19.1. Purpose
    2. 19.2. Objective
    3. 19.3. Context
    4. 19.4. Activities
    5. 19.5. Tailoring guidelines
  28. 20. Closing a project
    1. 20.1. Purpose
    2. 20.2. Objective
    3. 20.3. Context
    4. 20.4. Activities
    5. 20.5. Tailoring guidelines
  29. 21. Considerations for organizational adoption
    1. 21.1. Tailoring PRINCE2 for an organization
    2. 21.2. Embedding PRINCE2 in the organization
  30. Appendices
    1. A. Product description outlines
    2. B. Standards alignment
    3. C. Roles and responsibilities
    4. D. Product-based planning example
    5. E. Health check
  31. Further research
  32. Glossary
  33. Back Cover

Product information

  • Title: Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2
  • Author(s): AXELOS
  • Release date: May 2017
  • Publisher(s): TSO
  • ISBN: 9780113315352