Welcome to the Companion Website for Colin Bentley’s PRINCE2® For Beginners and The PRINCE2® Practitioner. Here you will find some invaluable instructor aids for the PRINCE 2 qualification, including PowerPoint presentations, with instructor’s notes, as well as an educational video.
PRINCE2® For Beginners is a readable end-to-end overview of PRINCE2 principles that is simple enough to introduce you to the basics, yet includes everything needed to know to pass the foundation exam. This new concise edition starts from a more accessible level than other detailed manuals or brief refreshers and will help ease project managers into the topic and put the method into a real-world context. This new concise edition now includes more support for the Foundation exam, including a student guide to the exam itself and sample answers and explanations. PRINCE2® For Beginners is the perfect start to anyone's training or application.
The PRINCE2® Practitioner is a practical reference text, matching the details and requirements of the 2009 PRINCE2 manual. It contains new and updated real-life examples and case studies, links between related components and processes, and clear guidance on how to fine-tune the method to help professionals manage projects successfully, whatever the context and size. This edition includes a new student guide to the Practitioner level qualification, along with a sample exam and sample answers. It also provides guidance on the new professional level qualification to help aspiring PRINCE2 practitioners on the road to becoming fully accredited.
Colin Bentley has been a project manager since 1966 working as a consultant to many international firms such as The London Stock Exchange, Microsoft Europe, Tesco Stores and the BBC. Bentley has been working with PRINCE2, PRINCE and its predecessor, PROMPT II, since 1975, he wrote the original PRINCE2 manual and was the author of all revisions to the manual until 2009. He was the Chief Examiner for all examination papers in PRINCE2 until his retirement in 2010.