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Master and integrate PMBOK, Prince2, and Scrum – and leverage them to keep even the most complex project on course!
PMBOK®, PRINCE2®, and Scrum are today's three most widely recognized project management standards. The most successful project managers know how to draw on all three, and often combine them to deliver their projects more effectively and efficiently. In Mastering Principles and Practices in PMBOK, Prince2, and Scrum, Jihane Roudias shows project managers how these methods complement each other, how to integrate them, and how to troubleshoot projects involving any or all of them. Roudias illuminates core project concepts, processes, and areas of knowledge in each methodology, guides you in synthesizing them, and reviews the types of difficulties you may encounter in each project process. Drawing on extensive personal experience, Roudias also emphasizes the importance of project risk management, monitoring, and evaluation systems – and demonstrates how to use them to make timely and informed decisions at every stage of your project. For every project management practitioner and student pursuing PMBOK/PMI, PRINCE2, and/or Scrum certification, or seeking to use these methodologies together to achieve better project performance.
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Chapter 1: What’s a Project? 3
Chapter 2: Project Processes 13
Chapter 3: Knowledge Areas in PMBOK 5 th Edition 37
Chapter 4: Principles, Themes, and Methodology in PRINCE2 79
Chapter 5: Scrum Method 135
Chapter 6: Tips to Prevent Difficulties in PM 151
Chapter 7: Project Risk Management 165
Chapter 8: How to Monitor and Evaluate Projects: The Role of Monitoring and Evaluation Systems and How to Initiate a Knowledge Management System 175
Appendix A: PRINCE2 Business Case Template 195
Appendix B: PRINCE2 Business Case Quality Criteria Checklist 199
Appendix C: Interpersonal Project Manager Skills from PMBOK Guide 5 th Edition 201
Appendix D: List of Figures and Tables 211
Appendix E: Bibliography 215