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Former editor-in-chief for the Project Management Institute (PMI®), Francis M. Webster Jr. refers to himself as "the Olde Curmudgeon." After reading his new book, it is difficult to see how this description applies. What Webster delivers in PM 101 According to the Olde Curmudgeon: An Introduction to the Basic Concepts of Project Management is insider information dispensed with a friendly arm-around-the-shoulders approach.

This is a book of veteran do’s and don’ts, generously shared with novice project managers. Webster’s passion is modern project management, those aspects of the field not given adequate attention in the past. You’ll learn the nine essential skills of modern project management, making this an essential book for your project management library.

Writing as the "Olde Curmudgeon," Webster lets new project managers in on the tricks of the trade. By following his advice, the most inexperienced novice should look good. In PM 101, Webster shares his well-reasoned, well-organized observations. This carefully written manual is full of ideas, distinctions, rules, and metaphors—even commandments.

PM 101 is essential for new project managers who need to come off the blocks on the right foot fast!

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