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Table Of Contents

Introduction
What You Can Do In A Day
Foolish Assumptions
Icons Used in This Book
Getting the Lowdown on PRINCE2
Giving You Some Facts about Projects
Fact 1: A lot of projects go wrong
Fact 2: We know why projects go wrong
Fact 4: PRINCE2 is free to use
Making Your Life Easier with PRINCE2
Clearing Up Some Misunder- standings about PRINCE2
Getting to Grips with Initiating a Project
Understanding Why You Need Plans
Looking at What’s in the PID
Getting Strategic
Thinking about risk management
Thinking about quality management
Thinking about communications
Deciding on Controls
Breaking the project into blocks
Setting up the other controls
Planning Your Project
Working on the Business Case
Building the full Business Case
Planning the measurement of benefits
Preparing for the First Delivery Stage
Fitting PRINCE2 to the Project
Writing the Extra Bits of the PID
Putting the PID Together
Looking at How You Use the PID
Thinking about the Planning
Considering organisational requirements
Thinking about money
Planning with Products
Looking at the planning problem
Focusing first on what you must produce
Identifying products in the project
Using the Product Flow Diagram
Writing Product Descriptions
Giving the product list some structure
Defining the project
Moving On to Activity Planning
Estimating – the Easy Bit
Scheduling and Resourcing
Activity networking and precedence networks
Activities with Gantt charts
Activities and resource levelling
Checking Risk
Explaining the Plan
Adding explanations for those who read the plan
Financial planning
Planning at Three Levels
The Project Plan
The Stage Plan
Finding out about training
Visiting dummies.com
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Planning a PRINCE2 Project In A Day For Dummies

Planning a PRINCE2 Project In A Day For Dummies

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Whether you’re very experienced in running projects, orabsolutely new to it, PRINCE2 can help you run your projects moreeffectively.

Planning a PRINCE2 Project In a Day For Dummies isdesigned to give you a one-day steer into the essentials of runningthe Initiation stage of a PRINCE2 project. It focuses on just oneprocess – Initiating a Project – and one theme –Plans. This quick, handy guide is essential reading for anyoneundertaking a new PRINCE2  project and for those interested inlearning 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 InitiationDocumentation’

Online resources include:

Ten tips for a good business case PRINCE2 glossary Gallery of images from the book

Whether you’re very experienced in running projects, orabsolutely new to it, PRINCE2 can help you run your projects moreeffectively.

Planning a PRINCE2 Project In a Day For Dummies isdesigned to give you a one-day steer into the essentials of runningthe Initiation stage of a PRINCE2 project. It focuses on just oneprocess – Initiating a Project – and one theme –Plans. This quick, handy guide is essential reading for anyoneundertaking a new PRINCE2  project and for those interested inlearning 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 InitiationDocumentation’

Online resources include:

Ten tips for a good business case PRINCE2 glossary Gallery of images from the book

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Publish date: Jul 19, 2012
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