Whether you’re very experienced in running projects, or absolutely new to it, PRINCE2 can help you run your projects more effectively. Planning a PRINCE2 Project In a Day For Dummies is designed to give you a one-day steer into the essentials of running the Initiation stage of a PRINCE2 project. It focuses on just one process – Initiating a Project – and one theme – Plans. This quick, handy guide is essential reading for anyone undertaking a new PRINCE2 project and for those interested in learning more about how PRINCE2 can improve their projects. Open the book and find: Planning the work of your project Deciding on appropriate controls Working up a detailed Business Case Creating your PID or ‘Project Initiation Documentation’ Online resources include: Ten tips for a good business case PRINCE2 glossary Gallery of images from the book
Whatever your project – no matter how big or small – PRINCE2 For Dummies is the perfect guide to showing you how to use this project management method to help ensure its success. Taking you through every step of a project – from planning and establishing roles to closing and reviewing – this book provides you with practical and easy-to-understand advice on using PRINCE2. It also shows how to use the method when approaching the key concerns of project management including setting up effective controls, managing project risk, managing quality and controlling change. PRINCE2 allows you to divide your project into manageable chunks, so you can make realistic plans and know when resources will be needed. PRINCE2 For Dummies provides you with a comprehensive guide to its systems, procedures and language so you can run efficient and successful projects.
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Whatever your project – no matter how big or small – PRINCE2 For Dummies, 2009 Edition is the perfect guide to using this project management method to help ensure its success. Fully updated with the 2009 practice guidelines, this book will take you through every step of a project – from planning and establishing roles to closing and reviewing – offering practical and easy-to-understand advice on using PRINCE2. It also shows how to use the method when approaching the key concerns of project management, including setting up effective controls, managing project risk, managing quality and controlling change. PRINCE2 allows you to divide your project into manageable chunks, so you can make realistic plans and know when resources will be needed. PRINCE2 For Dummies, 2009 Edition provides you with a comprehensive guide to its systems, procedures and language so you can run efficient and successful projects. PRINCE2 For Dummies, 2009 Edition includes: Part I: How PRINCE Can Help You – Chapter 1: So What's a Project Method and Why Do I Need to Use One? – Chapter 2: Outlining the Structure of PRINCE2 – Chapter 3: Getting Real Power from PRINCE2 Part II: Working Through Your Project – Chapter 4: Checking the Idea Before You Start – Chapter 5: Planning the Whole Project: Initiation – Chapter 6: Preparing for a Stage in the Project – Chapter 7: Controlling a Stage – Chapter 8: Building the Deliverables – the Work of the Teams – Chapter 9: Finishing the Project – Chapter 10: Running Effective Project Boards Part III: Help with PRINCE Project Management – Chapter 11: Producing and Updating the Business Case – Chapter 12: Deciding Roles and Responsibilities – Chapter 13: Managing Project Quality – Chapter 14: Planning the Project, Stages, and Work Packages – Chapter 15: Managing Project Risk – Chapter 16: Controlling Change and Controlling Versions – Chapter 17: Monitoring Progress and Setting Up Effective Controls Part IV: The Part of Tens – Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Make PRINCE Work Well – Chapter 19: Ten Tips for a Good Business Case – Chapter 20: Ten Things for Successful Project Assurance Part V: Appendices – Appendix A: Looking into PRINCE Qualifications – Appendix B: Glossary of the Main PRINCE2 Terms
Everything you need to be fully prepared to take the PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner exam As an internationally recognized certification which focuses on the Foundation and Practitioner levels along with being recommended by the Project Management Institute, the PRINCE2 accreditation gives a bolster to any resume. The author, David Hinde, has trained hundreds of individuals from many different backgrounds to prepare for the PRINCE2 exams. The book provides explanations of all parts of the PRINCE2 approach, lots of practical examples, and a whole range of mock examination questions to test your knowledge. Explains all the PRINCE2 themes, processes, principles, roles and management products for the very latest version of PRINCE2 (PRINCE2 2009 Edition) Features full coverage of all Foundation and Practitioner level exam objectives Presents real–world scenarios, showing how the method is used in business and the public sector Includes challenging review questions and electronic flashcards to sharpen your knowledge Covers tips and techniques for tackling the PRINCE2 accreditation examinations and shows you how and where to take the exams Incorporates over 300 sample Foundation-level and over 100 sample Practitioner-level questions, with answers and full explanations Contains a glossary of all PRINCE2 terminology and a quick reference to all the PRINCE2 management products Gives a web link to a set of on-line tools with more bonus exams PRINCE2 Study Guide covers all the necessary topics you need to know in order to confidently take the PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner exams.
Your must-have tool for perfect project management Want to take your career to the next level and be a master of planning, organising, motivating and controlling resources to meet your goals? This easy-to-use guide has you covered! Project Management Checklists For Dummies takes the intimidation out of project management, and shows you step by step how to use rigorous self-check questions to save significant time—and headaches—in managing your projects effectively. Project Management Checklists For Dummies gives you to-do lists, hands-on checklists and helpful guidance for managing every phase of a project from start to finish. Before you know it, you'll be a star project manager as you organise, estimate and schedule projects in today's time-crunched, cost-conscious global business environment. Includes useful to-do lists and checklists to ensure all the necessary steps are completed Offers simple exercises to help clarify needs and requirements along the way Provides templates to complete, which can also be downloaded from Dummies.com and customised to suit your unique requirements Supplies hints and tips to help you along the way If you're a project manager—or any professional charged with managing a project and wondering where to start—Project Management Checklists For Dummies is your ready-made tool for success.
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Cпрос на MES-системы в настоящее время значительно вырос. Эти системы отличаются особой сложностью внедрения, так как часто встраиваются в уже существующую архитектуру предприятия. В работе рассмотрены ключевые проблемы ИТ-проектов по внедрению MES-систем, описаны подходы к решению выявленных проблем с использованием элементов стандарта управления проектами PRINCE2, продемонстрирован вариант адаптации стандарта PRINCE2 к проектам внедрения системы «1C: MES Оперативное управление производством».