Managing Successful Programmes (2011)

Authors: Rod Sowden
Publisher: AXELOS

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) is part of the Global Best Practice suite of publications, which helps organizations and individuals manage their projects, programmes and services consistently and effectively.

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (Pmbok Guide) – 5th Edition

Authors: PMI
Publisher: PMI

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Fifth Edition, reflects the collaboration and knowledge of working project managers and provides the fundamentals of project management as they apply to a wide range of projects. This internationally recognized standard gives project managers the essential tools to practise project management and deliver organizational results.

APM Project Management Qualification Study Guide

Authors: John Bolton and Paul Naybour
Publisher: APM

APM has partnered with training provider Parallel Project Management to publish the APM Project Management Qualification Study Guide (formerly known as APMP). Organised around 12 core sections the guide has been completely refreshed to reflect changes to the exam syllabus. These are: 1.Contexts and environments 2. Organisations and structures 3. Life cycles 4. Organisation and governance 5. Communications 6. Leadership and teamwork 7. Scope management 8. Planning for success 9. Schedules and resources 10. Risk and issue management 11. Quality 12. Procurement. It includes a ‘real world’ case study and quick quizzes to test knowledge and learning as you move through the book. It is intended for anyone taking, or thinking of taking, the APM Project Management Qualification exam and also works as a reference book. Watch to learn more.

PRINCE2 2017

Authors: AXELOS
Publisher: AXELOS

The latest PRINCE2 manual to accompany the PRINCE2 examinations

PRINCE2 Study Guide: 2017 Update

Authors: David Hinde
Publisher: Sybex

Approach the Prince2® Exams with Confidence

PRINCE2 is one of the most widely adopted project management methods in the world. PRINCE2 accreditation is a valuable step in your professional career, one that shows your competency and increases your marketability. Prepare for both the Foundation and Practitioner levels of the PRINCE2 exam with this clear, practical study guide. Thoroughly covering all 15 exam areas, including all the PRINCE2 themes and processes, it also includes a host of study tools, case studies, and much more. Study, practice, and review with:

Full coverage of all exam objectives in a systematic approach, so you can be confident you′re getting the instruction you need for the exams

Practical hands–on exercises to reinforce critical skills

Over 300 mock Foundation questions and over 100 mock Practitioner questions to prepare you for exam day

Exam Spotlights and Exam Essentials sections that provide tips and guidance to help you tackle the exams

Access to electronic exam prep software, electronic flashcards, and additional review questions

PRINCE2 Made Simple: Updated 2017 Version

Authors: Ian Lawton
Publisher: P2MS Press

“Easy to read and understand with PRINCE2 themes and processes broken down into bite size , manageable chunks. Highly recommend”

The Project Management Institute Project Management Handbook

Authors: Jeffrey K. Pinto
Publisher: Jossey Bass

More than twenty-five project management experts provide guidance that is both accessible to novices and rich with new insights for seasoned professionals looking to improve their project management processes.

Project Portfolio Management

Authors: Harvey A. Levine
Publisher: Jossey Bass

A collection of books all focused on project portfolio management (PPM). Read further information from the OGC on Portfolio Management, including the downloadable guide.

The Concise PRINCE2: A Pocket Guide

Authors: Colin Bentley
Publisher: IT Governance

Written by a former Chief Examiner for PRINCE2(R), this pocket guide contains all you need to prompt your memory at the crucial time. It is laid out in a clear and comprehensible format with helpful diagrams and tables

Illustrating PRINCE2: Project Management in Real Terms

Authors: Susan Tuttle
Publisher: IT Governance

PRINCE2® is a versatile project management method that can be tailored to any project, of any size, in any environment, by any company. It is widely recognized and extensively used. This book will show you how PRINCE2® will enable you to obtain the best possible results from all your projects.

PRINCE2 For Dummies 2009

Authors: Nick Graham
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

For those hoping to use the leading methodology in project management, PRINCE2 For Dummies 2009 is an updated to the new guidelines step-by-step guide, featuring a five part layout on fulfulling a project from the PRINCE2:2009 standard.

Executive Guide to Directing Projects: PRINCE2 and MSP

Authors: OGC
Publisher: Stationery Office

This guide is literally described by the OGC as a “ten minute guide” for any member of a project board, particularly senior managers and other project team members already familiar with PRINCE2.

PRINCE2 in Practice

Authors: Henny Portman
Publisher: Van Haren

Updated for the PRINCE2 Edition 2009, this book is available for project managers, and also for all project team members and stakeholders affected by the implementation of PRINCE2 methodology in their corporate structure of their business.

PRINCE2 Planning & Control Using Microsoft Project:

Authors: Paul E Harris
Publisher: Eastwood Harris

Planning & control methods within PRINCE2 can be tailored to work in conjunction with key software tools like Microsoft Project 2007. This is the guidebook for doing just that, now updated for both P2: 2009 and MS Project 2007.

PRINCE2 Edition 2009: A Pocket Guide

Authors: Bert Hedeman, Ron Seegers
Publisher: Van Haren

A different pocket guide for PRINCE2, Hedeman and Seegers’ have updated the best practice-oriented guide with the hopes of summarising PRINCE2 and tailoring it for your project management outlook.

PRINCE2 Pocketbook

Authors: OGC
Publisher: Stationery Office Books

Literally a pocket-sized handbook with PRINCE2™: 2009 Edition (PRINCE2™ Guidance) from the OGC. A solid companion to all official PRINCE2 study references from the OGC. Available from the TSO.

Open Positions

Share your Project Management Book Recommendations

Interested in project management books?
Would you like the opportunity to read and review a project management book for the Arras People newsletter?
Contact us to find out more information