The web site for Robert Buttrick and Project Workout Limited.
The web site for Robert Buttrick and Project Workout Limited
The web site for Robert Buttrick and Project Workout Limited


The Project Workout is the flag ship publication on business-led project management and has been translated into a number of languages, with almost 20 editions published. Robert Buttrick is also a co-author of the latest PRINCE2 and a contributor to Gower's handbooks and other business references.

The Project Workout

5th edition, Robert Buttrick

The Project Workout provides practical advice and techniques to direct and manage a project. Aimed at both project sponsors and project managers, it works through the life cycle of a project from initial idea to successful result. This edition contains a wealth of new information, including how to work with standards and methods, such as ISO 21500, BS6079, PRINCE2®, APM Body of Knowledge and PMBOK® Guide.

Gestion de Projets

5th edition Robert Buttrick

Un guide complet et didactique pour apprendre la gestion de projets. De la conception à la clôture du projet, en passant par le planning, les finances, la mise en oeuvre et la gestion des risques, toutes les étapes sont explicitées.


An updated French language version of The Project Workout, fourth edition, with links to a special resources site, published by Pearson


Korean, Chinese and Russian editions

Robert Buttrick

The 4th edition publication rights for other language editions have been sold including those for Russian, Korean and Chinese.

PRINCE2 2017

Robert Buttrick, Nigel Bennett and Phillip Stanton

A new edition of PRINCE focussing on how to tailor and apply the processes and themes in practice.

Gower Handbook of Programme Management

2nd edition.

Robert Butrick contributed chapter 24 on programme management processes.

The Programme and Portfolio Workout

Robert Buttrick

The earlier edition of The Project Workout was getting rather fat. The new editions are therefore being published in two volumes. The second volume covers programme and portfolio management and is due out in 2019.

The Handbook of Project Portfolio Management

1st edition

Robert Buttrick contributed chapter 25 on Defining the portfolio.

GovS 002 Project delivery functional standard

Lead author

An overview of the 'whys' and whats' of portfolio, programme and project management in a slim volume. Whilst written for government by government, there is a lot in here that private sector organizations should find useful

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Project Workout News

Two new articles on project life cycles: one published in PM World Journal and the other written as a Whitepaper for AXELOS. See Articles


The 5th edition of The Project Workout is now available!


UK Government formally launches its Project Delivery Standard. Hear interviews with lead author Robert Butttrick and download the standard from the government's public web site.


PRINCE2 2017 launched; co-authored by Robert Buttrick; you can download a free copy of one of his chapters on tailoring.


See the Project Workout blog covering a wide range of project management topics.

Companion web site

For the companion web site to the 5th edition of The Project Workout, including interactive process model and downloadable supporting documentation, go to the “methods” site.

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