PRINCE2 Study Guide

PRINCE2 Study Guide

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By (author) David Hinde

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  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 528 pages
  • Dimensions: 188mm x 232mm x 28mm | 1,000g
  • Publication date: 13 June 2012
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1119970784
  • ISBN 13: 9781119970781
  • Edition statement: Study Guide
  • Sales rank: 41,136

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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.

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David Hinde is a PRINCE2 trainer and has prepared thousands of candidates for the accreditation examination. He has managed large-scale PRINCE2 projects within organizations such as the BBC, Deloitte and Touche, and the UK Government. He writes regularly about management topics in his blog (www.orgtopia.com/management-blog) and in various journals. He also speaks at events run by organizations such as the Project Management Institute and the Best Practice User Group.

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Approach the Prince2(R) Exams with ConfidencePRINCE2 is one of the most widely adopted project management methods in the world. PRINCE2 accreditation is a valuable step in your professional career, one that shows your competency and increases your marketability. Prepare for both the Foundation and Practitioner levels of the PRINCE2 exam with this clear, practical study guide. Thoroughly covering all 15 exam areas, including all the PRINCE2 themes and processes, it also includes a host of study tools, case studies, and much more. Study, practice, and review with: Full coverage of all exam objectives in a systematic approach, so you can be confident you're getting the instruction you need for the examsPractical hands-on exercises to reinforce critical skillsOver 300 mock Foundation questions and over 100 mock Practitioner questions to prepare you for exam dayExam Spotlights and Exam Essentials sections that provide tips and guidance to help you tackle the examsAccess to electronic exam prep software, electronic flashcards, and additional review questionsSybex Exam Prep ToolsGo to www.sybex.com/go/prince2studyguideand download a full set of electronic test prep tools to help you thoroughly prepare for the exam. These include: Custom test engine with practice Foundation exam and assessment testExample Practitioner exam in PDFElectronic flashcardsGlossary of Terms in PDFDownload practice exams and chapter review questionsTest your readiness with electronic flashcardsIncludes Hands-on Exercises and Access to Online Exam Prep Software Featuring: Custom Test Engine with Sample Foundation Exam and Assessment TestSample Practitioner Exam in PDFElectronic FlashcardsGlossary of Terms in PDF

Table of contents

Introduction xvii Assessment Test xlvii Chapter 1 Overview of PRINCE2 1 Chapter 2 Starting a Project Successfully with PRINCE2 39 Chapter 3 Organization Theme 75 Chapter 4 Business Case Theme 103 Chapter 5 Plans Theme 127 Chapter 6 Quality Theme 159 Chapter 7 Risk Theme 197 Chapter 8 Change Theme 225 Chapter 9 Progress Theme 253 Chapter 10 Managing the Middle of a Project Successfully with PRINCE2 289 Chapter 11 Managing the End of a Project Successfully with PRINCE2 329 Chapter 12 Tailoring PRINCE2 to the Project Environment 347 Appendix A Answers to Review Questions 363 Appendix B Management Products in PRINCE2 395 Appendix C Passing the Accreditation Exams 403 Appendix D Sample Foundation Examinations 425 Appendix E About the Additional Study Tools 455 Index 459