This publication has been designed to be a role specific handbook for senior managers and project board members, which describes how to oversee projects being managed using PRINCE2.
The guide sets PRINCE2 in the wider context of project management (but still non-specific for industry sector) and describes or cross-references techniques which support the PRINCE2 method.
The title contains chapters on:
The Duties and Behaviours of the Project Board
The Project Board's activities, covering:
Starting up a project
Authorising a Project
Authorising a Stage
Giving Ad Hoc Direction
'Directing Successful Projects with PRINCE2' forms part of a pair of publications that are the result of the PRINCE2: 2009 Project to update the PRINCE2 guidance. Its companion is 'Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2' (ISBN 9780113310593) available below.
Includes real world examples and illustrations in each chapter.
Contains a list of further information.
Glossary - Definition of acronyms and terms used.
Contains appendices on the following topics:
Product Description Outlines
PRINCE2 Exams and Editions
PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner exams based on PRINCE2 2009 will be available from 06 July 2009. PRINCE2 exams based on the PRINCE2 2005 edition will continue to run until the end of 2009. Visit PRINCE2 2009 FAQs for more information.
> Watch OGC's PRINCE2 2009 launch at www.best-management-practice.tv
> PRINCE2 2009 Overview Brochure (PDF - 257Kb)