The Concise PRINCE2® 3rd Ed.

Principles and essential themes

Colin Bentley

Publisher: IT Governance Publishing, 2019, 91 pages

ISBN: 978-1-78778-060-6

Keywords: Project Management

Last modified: Nov. 28, 2019, 9:06 a.m.

PRINCE2 is the leading model for effective project management methodology. PRINCE2 certification will help you implement projects across your organisation efficiently, creating a controlled and manageable environment for employees.

The Concise PRINCE2® — Principles and essential themes helps you throughout your PRINCE2 qualification journey. This guide explains the fundamental principles of PRINCE2 2017, enabling you to review essential themes before taking your PRINCE2 Foundation exam. Following accreditation, it serves as a reference guide to help you manage ongoing PRINCE2 projects within your organisation.

Whether you are studying for the exam, or implementing your first project using PRINCE2, you need a guide that clearly summarises the key principles, themes and processes. This book is laid out in a concise and comprehensible format with helpful diagrams and tables, providing you with the essential components of PRINCE2 in an easy-to-follow structure.

This guide is ideal for anyone involved with implementing a new project that uses the PRINCE2 framewrok, whether you are a student, project board member or team manager. It gives you the confidence to succeed in your exam, and encourages your continuing development as a PRINCE2 practitioner.

  • Introduction
    • Overview
    • What is a project?
    • PRINCE2® structure
  1. 1: Processes
    • Starting up a project
    • Directing a project
    • Initiating a project
    • Controlling a stage
    • Managing product delivery
    • Managing a stage boundary
    • Closing a project
  2. 2: Themes
    • Business case
    • Organisation
    • Plans
    • Quality
    • Risks
    • Change
    • Progress
  3. 3: Techniques
    • Product-based planning
    • Quality review
  4. 4: Tailoring
    • Existing terms, procedures and forms
    • Business case
    • Organisation
    • Plans
    • Quality
    • Risk
    • Change
    • Progress
    • Documents
    • Processes