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Directing Successful Projects with PRINCE2®

The Essential Guide for Project Board Members

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Projects are the means by which change is introduced. PRINCE2 is increasingly recognized as the most widely used project management method worldwide. The PRINCE2 framework of processes and guidance has been proven over many years to be an effective solution to the most common causes of project failure. Designed from the outset to be flexible and generic, the method can be applied and tailored to projects of any type or scale.

The importance of effective senior management in projects has been demonstrated repeatedly as one of the key contributing factors in achieving success. This guide is specifically aimed at helping project board members to direct project work efficiently, consistently and, above all, successfully. This is aligned with the latest edition of Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 which reinforces the principles that underpin successful project management, and provides guidance on how to apply those principles to any type of project.

  • "The updated guidance will enable people running projects of any size and in any environment to effectively control the time, cost, quality, scope, benefits and risk. It has been developed through extensive consultation with reviewers familiar with the challenges of the project board and it draws upon the real-life experiences of organizations in both the public and private sectors.

    Good luck with directing your projects; whatever your role, experience or delivery environment, you will find something of value in this publication."

    Peter Hepworth, Chief Executive Officer of AXELOS

Key features

  • Explains the duties and behaviour of the Project Board

  • Aligned to PRINCE2 6th edition core guidance

  • Highlighted tips, definitions and key messages throughout the text

  • Practical approach with many illustrations and summary boxes

  • Improved structure and format to ensure ease of use

  • Contains a comprehensive glossary

  • Has appendices that cover roles and responsibilities, checklists, programmes and portfolios

  • Index for quick reference

  • Useful summary chart on inside cover

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Extent 236 pages ISBN 9780113315727
Size 215 x 280mm Price £55.00
Format Paperback Published 17 Oct 2018
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