Prince2 For Dummies

Author: Nick Graham
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470663766
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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

Passing The Prince2 Exams For Dummies

Author: Nick Graham
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118349644
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Everything you need to prepare for—and pass—theexams Does the thought of sitting your PRINCE2 exams bring you out ina cold sweat? Fear not. Passing the PRINCE2 Exams ForDummies is your complete guide to preparing for—andpassing—the PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner exams. It's packed with everything you need to learn from both syllabi,plus good advice on revision techniques. You'll also find exampleexam questions that enable you to practice, practice, practice. Chapters devoted to revising each of the PRINCE2 Processes(e.g. initiating a project) and Themes (e.g. change) Revision checklists for both Foundation and Practitioner examstell you exactly what you need to learn in preparation for theexams Extra clarification and plain-English explanations of the moretricky concepts Spot tests to check your understanding as you go Sample Foundation and Practitioner exam questions for eachTheme and Process Relax and shake off those exams flashbacks ofyesteryear—with this guide, you've got it covered.

Planning A Prince2 Project In A Day For Dummies

Author: Nick Graham
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111838024X
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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

Prince 2 For Dummies Three E Book Bundle Prince 2 For Dummies Project Management For Dummies Lean Six Sigma For Dummies

Author: Nick Graham
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118621336
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Packed with expert advice, this e-book bundle steers you throughevery step in the PRINCE2 and project management process - frominitial planning to risk management and quality control. It alsocovers the techniques of Lean Six Sigma that will help you achieveyour business goals by improving both the quality and efficiency ofyour projects. PRINCE2 For Dummies is the perfect guide to using thisproject management method to help ensure its success. It takes youthrough every step of a project - from planning and establishingroles to closing and reviewing - offering practical andeasy-to-understand advice on using PRINCE2. Project Management For Dummies shows businessprofessionals what works and what doesn’t by examining thefield’s best practices. Readers will learn how to organise,estimate and schedule projects more efficiently. Lean Six Sigma For Dummies outlines the key concepts ofthis strategy in plain English and explains how you can use it toget the very best out of your business. Combining the leadingimprovement methods of Six Sigma and Lean, this winning techniquedrives performance to the next level.

Project Management For Dummies

Author: Nick Graham
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 047097298X
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In today's time-pressured, cost-conscious global business environment, tight project deadlines and stringent expectations are the norm. Project Management For Dummies shows business professionals what works and what doesn't by examining the field's best practices. You can learn how to organise, estimate, and schedule projects more efficiently. Discover how to manage deliverables, issue changes, assess risks, maintain communications, and live up to expectations by making the most of the latest technology and software and by avoiding common problems that can trip up even the best project managers. This adaptation includes: The latest methods to manage resources and stay on track and within budget Coverage for dealing with the pros and cons of virtual teams Tips and information on setting realistic expectations and meeting everyone’s needs Methods and strategies to get tasks done with minimal staff Tips and advice for motivating a project team The latest concepts and fundamentals behind best-practice project management techniques The mindset and skill set of today’s most effective project managers—what it really takes to guarantee a successful project Information on how to involve project audiences by conducting a Stakeholder Analysis Trends and tough project types Assessment tools to determine strengths and weaknesses for everything from choosing software to selecting a project team Tactics for team motivation and the hottest risk management strategies

Get Into Uk Nursing School For Dummies

Author: Andrew Evered
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118560353
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The need for nurses is always great, but so is the competition to secure a place in a pre-registration programme at university. If you’re considering a career in nursing, Get into UK Nursing School For Dummies can provide you with the vital edge you need to succeed at getting into nursing school. This compact book provides you with expert advice at each step along the way, including: Career assessment — is nursing for you? Choosing a field to specialize in — adult, children's, mental health or learning disability nursing. Long term planning — A-levels, extracurricular activities, volunteer work, and work experience — that can make you a more attractive candidate Considerations for mature/non-traditional students. Personal statement — Plenty of insight and examples to help you create a winning and — truly personal — personal statement Research — Put together a plan that ensures you find a university that’s right for you. Test preparation — Brush up on your literacy and numeracy skills. The interview — Common questions and how to tackle them whether you’re in a one-on-one and group interview. From "How do I get started?" to "When can I expect to be offered a place?" Get into Nursing School For Dummies answers the questions you have with the information you need.

English Grammar Workbook For Dummies

Author: Nuala O'Sullivan
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470664541
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English Grammar Workbook For Dummies, UK Edition is grammar First Aid for anyone wanting to perfect their English and develop the practical skills needed to write and speak correctly. Each chapter focuses on key grammatical principles, with easy-to-follow theory and examples as well as practice questions and explanations. From verbs, prepositions and tenses, to style, expressions and tricky word traps, this hands-on workbook is essential for both beginners looking to learn and practise the basics of English grammar, and those who want to brush up skills they already have - quickly, easily, and with confidence. English Grammar Workbook For Dummies, UK Edition covers: Part I: Laying the Groundwork: Grammar Basics Chapter 1: Placing the Proper Verb in the Proper Place Chapter 2: Matchmaker, Make Me a Match: Pairing Subjects and Verbs Correctly Chapter 3: Who Is She, and What Is It? The Lowdown on Pronouns Chapter 4: Finishing What You Start: Writing Complete Sentences Part II: Mastering Mechanics Chapter 5: Exercising Comma Sense Chapter 6: Made You Look! Punctuation Marks That Demand Attention Chapter 7: One Small Mark, a Whole New Meaning: Apostrophes Chapter 8: "Let Me Speak!" Quotation Marks Chapter 9: Hitting the Big Time: Capital Letters Part III: The Pickier Points of Correct Verb and Pronoun Use Chapter 10: The Case of It (And Other Pronouns) Chapter 11: Choosing the Best Pronoun for a Tricky Sentence Chapter 12: Travelling in Time: Tricky Verb-Tense Situations Chapter 13: Are You and Your Verbs in the Right Mood? Part IV: All You Need to Know about Descriptions and Comparisons Chapter 14: Writing Good or Well: Adjectives and Adverbs Chapter 15: Going on Location: Placing Descriptions Correctly Chapter 16: For Better or Worse: Forming Comparisons Chapter 17: Apples and Oranges: Improper Comparisons Part V: Writing with Style Chapter 18: Keeping Your Balance Chapter 19: Spicing Up and Trimming Down Your Sentences Chapter 20: Steering Clear of Tricky Word Traps Part VI: The Part of Tens Chapter 21: Ten Over-corrections Chapter 22: Ten Errors to Avoid at All Cost

The British National Bibliography

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Iso 21500 In Practice A Management Guide

Author: Anton Zandhuis
Editor: Van Haren
ISBN: 9087537565
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ISO 21500, officially published in September 2012, is the first overarching guideline for project management that presents a common frame of reference and a process standard. This international standard firmly positions projects within the context of programs and project portfolios and is the basis for further development of the project management profession.This book explains the background, the value, the implementation and the application of ISO 21500 for each type of organization. It describes what you, as a customer, supplier, manager or member of project staff, can do or maybe should do with the guideline. The book supplies answers to the 100 most common asked questions about ISO 21500 with the focus on the value of the guideline for the project management practice.The target audience of this book includes:- Senior managers and project sponsors, so that they gain a better understanding of the principles and practice of project management and therefore provide appropriate support and guidance to their project managers, project management teams, and the project teams;- Project managers, project management teams, and project team members, so that they have a common base of comparison of their project standards and practices with those of others; - Developers of national or organizational standards, for use in developing project management standards, which are consistent at a core level with those of others.- Consultants, educators, coaches and trainers in the project management discipline. They can connect various generally known and bespoke project management methods, models and best practices to the ISO 21500 framework as a common frame of reference.

Msp For Dummies

Author: Alan Ferguson
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118746406
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Provides information on the MSP method of project management, including an overview of the structure of MSP, explanations of principles, governance themes and transformational flow, and tips on working and communicating with stakeholders.

Project Management For Dummies Uk

Author: Nick Graham
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119025737
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Get projects done on time, on budget, and with maximum efficiency - fully updated UK edition! In today's time-pressured and cost-conscious global business environment, reliable project management and competent delivery are more important than ever. Increasingly, project management is being seen as an essential management skill for all, as well as a career choice for many. This new UK edition of Project Management For Dummies, 2nd UK Edition quickly introduces you to the principles of successful project management with a clear and logical approach to help you deliver your projects, not only successfully, but also more easily. Unique to the UK edition, you'll find clear guidance on using the highly logical product-based approach to project planning, along with advice on how to release the great power of the technique, not only for effective planning, but also for project control. Updated with fresh content, tips, and tactics that cover everything you need to know from a project's start to finish, this accessible guide takes you through every stage of project management. You'll discover how to make project planning easier and more effective, manage resources and stay on track within a budget. Then you'll find help and advice to help you motivate and manage your teams to help them perform at their best. To help you stay at the leading edge, you'll also find two new chapters in this edition explaining project governance and the increasingly important international standard ISO 21500. In short, this book will help you master a highly valuable skill for advancing your career. Provides clear descriptions of who should do what in a project to prevent communication and control problems Presents the latest concepts in project management techniques Discusses how to keep risks under control during the project Includes access to online project management templates and checklists to aid in learning If you're a manager taking on a project for the first time or a more experienced project professional looking to get up to speed on the latest thinking and techniques, Project Management For Dummies, 2nd UK Edition equips you for project management success.

Illustrating Prince2

Author: Susan Tuttle
Editor: IT Governance Ltd
ISBN: 1849283265
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Written by an experienced practitioner and trainer, this step-by-step guide breaks down the PRINCE2® methodology into bite-size chunks, giving clear explanations and practical illustrations in each section. It will show you how to effectively apply the principles, themes and processes of PRINCE2® to your project.