8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
I've rated this book 4 out of 5 because it's an easy read. Far easier then Prince 2. It's well laid out, easy to navigate and ultimately, I read this book and passed the MSP exam (with some additional work of course).
It's examples aren't great because the depth isn't there but they do provide a flavour of the real world.
It's a compulsory read for individuals taking the foundation/practitioner examination. It would also provide some very useful insights for Project Managers on how projects connect to programmes, alignments, capabilities v outcomes, business drivers etc to name a few.
For those with good familiarity of project management and principles this book is a good introduction. It provides a useful summary of the background, components, processes and techniques used in Prince2. It highlights things you need to understand (obviously), "why bother" (sometimes missing from most books) and "key facts". This helps because:
1. If you don't understand any of the "key facts" just investigate the OGC manual.
2. If you don't understand "why you should bother" then you're missing some of the context and can ask other Prince2 Practitioners.
I read this book rather than the 'dry' pre-reading provided by the training company. It's more light… Read more