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Essential Managers: Project Management, 2nd Edition

Essential Managers: Project Management, 2nd Edition

By: Peter Hobbs

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Limited

Publication Date: 02-FEB-2009

Insert Date: 01-APR-2011

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Manage your workload, delegate effectively, motivate your staff, and get the job done with Essential Managers: Project Management. An update of one of the most popular Essential Managers titles, this book willcarry the same livery on the jacket, but will have new text and a completely modern, updated design. Peter Hobbs is a staff development trainer specializing in project management. ...

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Selling Project Management to Senior Executives: Framing the Moves That Matter

Selling Project Management to Senior Executives: Framing the Moves That Matter

By: Janice Thomas, PhD; Connie L. Delisle, PhD; Kam Jugdev, PMP, PhD Candidate - With the Assistance of Pamela Buckle, PhD Student

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2002

Insert Date: 28-AUG-2005

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Despite tremendous growth in the project management profession and substantial proof that the profession has helped increase productivity and bottom line earnings, some senior-level executives are still fighting progress. Why is it so difficult to sell project management to senior executives? and How do you get them on board? are the main questions being answered in this pertinent book by Thomas, et al. After years of research, the authors report their findings in Phases I and II of this insightful book. ...

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Improving Your Project Management Skills, 2nd Edition

Improving Your Project Management Skills, 2nd Edition

By: Larry RICHMAN

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 13-JUL-2011

Insert Date: 23-JUN-2011

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Based on the bestselling American Management Association seminar! If a full-fledged project management course doesn’t fit your schedule or your budget, check out the new edition of Improving Your Project Management Skills. Based on the hugely popular American Management Association seminar of the same name, this ultra-practical reference offers powerful and repeatable project initiatives that improve processes, streamline productivity, and cut costs dramatically. You’ll get tools, tips, charts, lists, and never-fail advice for: Planning and budgeting • Defining project scope • Project...

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PMP Exam Cram™ 2

PMP Exam Cram™ 2

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Publisher: Pearson Certification

Publication Date: 17-OCT-2003

Insert Date: 04-NOV-2003

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PMP Exam Cram 2 offers concise information mixed with real-world scenarios delivered in an approachable, friendly style. This book is the perfect complement to the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK). This Exam Cram 2 will help you make sure you've nailed important concepts and know exactly what the exam will cover. It offers study tips, practice exams, and the famous Cram Sheet for last minute review. The CD includes PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition, which offers a complete PrepLogic Practice Test, a test engine with two study modes, Practice Test and Flash Review, full...

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Team Planning for Project Managers and Business Analysts

Team Planning for Project Managers and Business Analysts

By: Gail Levitt

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 06-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 10-NOV-2013

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Filled with time-tested tips and templates for developing teams efficiently and effectively, this book provides the planning materials required to increase team collaboration and productivity in a global workplace. It offers insights and access to critical resources for creating, proposing, executing, and evaluating team development plans. Dr. Levitt's insights will help readers transform their visions, mission statements, goals, and deliverables into actionable plans for their teams. In addition to templates and guidelines, the book offers a variety of practical team development...

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Leadership Skills for Project Managers

Leadership Skills for Project Managers

By: Jeffrey EDITORS’ CHOICE SERIES Series Editors:K. Pinto; Jeffrey W. Trailer

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-JAN-1998

Insert Date: 28-AUG-2005

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Chosen from the best of Project Management Journal ® and PM Network®, the articles reprinted in this volume revolve around the nature of the project management challenge, the skills required of effective project management practitioners, and some of the important leadership and management principles. Taken together, they offer a comprehensive and thorough look at the immense leadership challenges and skills necessary for successfully navigating the minefields of project management. ...

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Requirements-Led Project Management: Discovering David's Slingshot

Requirements-Led Project Management: Discovering David's Slingshot

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Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 20-AUG-2004

Insert Date: 18-JUN-2005

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Requirements are a crucial ingredient of any successful project. This is true for any product--software, hardware, consumer appliance, or large-scale construction. You have to understand its requirements--what is needed and desired--if you are to build the right product. Most developers recognize the truth in this statement, even if they don't always live up to it. Far less obvious, however, is the contribution that the requirements activity makes to project management. Requirements, along with other outputs from the requirements activity, are potent project management tools. In...

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A Survival Guide for Project Managers, Second Edition

A Survival Guide for Project Managers, Second Edition

By: James Taylor

Publisher: Amacom

Publication Date: 05-MAY-2006

Insert Date: 09-DEC-2007

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Seeing a project through to completion involves not just technical knowledge--of tools like Work Breakdown Schedule, Gantt Charts, and Network Analysis--but also human skills, such as the ability to communicate, negotiate, listen, and lead. After all, it's people who do most of the work on projects, and "people problems" can derail even the most meticulously planned project. Practical and user-friendly, A Survival Guide for Project Managers covers both the technical side and the human side. Now in an affordable paperback edition, the book has been revised to reflect the latest version of the...

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Business Driven Project Portfolio Management

Business Driven Project Portfolio Management

By: Mark Perry

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 16-MAR-2011

Insert Date: 12-DEC-2013

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Project portfolio management (PPM) is a term that is used to describe methods for analyzing and collectively managing groups of projects based on numerous factors and considerations. The fundamental objective of PPM is to determine the best projects to undertake in support of the goals, objectives, and strategies of the organization. Business Driven Project Portfolio Management covers the top 10 risks that threaten PPM success and offers practical alternatives to help ensure achievement of desired results. Written from a business perspective, it contains the executive insights,...

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The Human Aspects of Project Management—Managing the Project Team, Volume Three

The Human Aspects of Project ManagementManaging the Project Team, Volume Three

By: Vijay K. Verma

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-DEC-1997

Insert Date: 05-SEP-2005

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Today, project managers operate in a global environment and work on joint projects characterized by cultural diversity. Teamwork is the key to project success. This book focuses on developing and sustaining the project team throughout the project life cycle and promotes working inter-dependently in a climate of mutual trust and a win-win atmosphere. It will help readers understand the stages of team development, build strong project teams by eliminating barriers to high performance, select and organize the project team for success by gaining commitment through participative decision-making,...

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CAPM®/PMP® Project Management Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Second Edition

CAPM®/PMP® Project Management Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Second Edition

By: Joseph Phillips

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 22-SEP-2009

Insert Date: 04-SEP-2010

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All-in-One Coverage of the CAPM and PMP Certification Exams Get complete details on all the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) and Project Management Professional (PMP) exam topics from this fully up-to-date volume. Written by industry expert, trainer, and project management consultant Joseph Phillips, this authoritative exam guide features learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, practice exam questions, and in-depth explanations. Designed to help you pass the exams, this definitive resource also serves as an essential on-the-job reference. Covers...

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Effective Management of Benchmarking Projects

Effective Management of Benchmarking Projects

By: Mohamed Zairi

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 17-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 26-JUN-2013

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Effective Management of Benchmarking Projects shows you how to apply benchmarking to a variety of projects. Effective Management of Benchmarking Projects equips the project team or manager with all the necessary competence for managing projects effectively. This practical book begins with definitions of 'what to benchmark' and ends with a stimulating real case study where a benchmarking project was conducted by observing all the necessary rules and with total adherence to the various protocols. This book deals with the application of benchmarking. It gives real examples of effective...

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Your Project Management Coach: Best Practices for Managing Projects in the Real World

Your Project Management Coach: Best Practices for Managing Projects in the Real World

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 21-FEB-2012

Insert Date: 27-MAR-2012

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A pragmatic approach to project management Many projects fail to deliver on time or on budget, or even to deliver a workable product that satisfies the customer. While good project management goes a long way towards ensuring success, managers often fail to follow the plans they implement. This unique guide helps you understand and successfully handle project management, once and for all. Covering practical ways to solve problems you'll typically face when managing actual projects, this pragmatic book takes you through a full project management lifecycle. You'll find ample tips,...

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Project Management: Basic

Project Management: Basic

By: Axzo Press LLC

Publisher: ILT

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2002

Insert Date: 13-MAR-2004

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Axzo Press ILT manuals facilitate your learning by providing structured interaction with the software itself. It provides text to explain difficult concepts, the hands-on activities are the focus of our courses. The basic approach of setting expectations, delivering instruction, and providing summary and review afterwards. Coverage includes— To use Axzo Press ILT manuals in general. To use course objectives to properly set your expectations for the course. Re-key this course after class. ...

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Advanced Project Portfolio Management and the PMO: Multiplying ROI at Warp Speed

Advanced Project Portfolio Management and the PMO: Multiplying ROI at Warp Speed

By: Gerald Kendall; Steve Rollins

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 23-APR-2003

Insert Date: 07-JAN-2014

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This comprehensive book presents a road map for the achievement of high value enterprise strategies and superior project management results. It provides methods for best project selection, faster completion, optimal project portfolio management, and how to explicitly measure the PMO for rapidly increasing project ROI. The Project/Program Management Office (PMO) is the fastest growing concept in project management today and is key to effective implementation of project management across the organization. To keep pace with customer expectations, competition, and economic conditions in...

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Project Management For Dummies®, UK Edition

Project Management For Dummies®, UK Edition

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 22-MAR-2011

Insert Date: 27-MAR-2012

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In today's time-pressured, cost-conscious global business environment, tight project deadlines and stringent expectations are the norm. Project Management For Dummies shows business professionals what works and what doesn't by examining the field's best practices. You can learn how to organise, estimate, and schedule projects more efficiently. Discover how to manage deliverables, issue changes, assess risks, maintain communications, and live up to expectations by making the most of the latest technology and software and by avoiding common problems that can trip up even the best project...

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Project Manager Street Smarts: A Real World Guide to PMP® Skills, Second Edition

Project Manager Street Smarts: A Real World Guide to PMP® Skills, Second Edition

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Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 06-SEP-2011

Insert Date: 15-NOV-2011

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The perfect workbook for project managers and PMP exam candidates seeking practical experience New project managers and students pursuing the Project Management Professional certification are looking for practical experience to solidify their skills. The step-by-step tasks presented in this book offer them an opportunity to practice the common tasks project managers face in the real world. The authors, both expert project management trainers and consultants, explore each phase of project management: initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and control, and closing the project, with...

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Project Management for Flat Organizations

Project Management for Flat Organizations

By: Laura Burford

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 25-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 26-NOV-2013

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Project Management for Flat Organizations provides common sense solutions to the unique challenges of organizations with flat hierarchical structures. It explains project management theory and offers simple and cost effective project management processes, tools, and techniques that can be applied immediately. This guide includes instruction and templates required to deliver projects efficiently and successfully with minimal risk and investment. It also enables users to develop a framework specific to the needs of their organization. This is a go-to guide you will want to keep on your...

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Project Management Survival

Project Management Survival

By: Richard Jones

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 28-OCT-2008

Insert Date: 15-JUL-2011

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Richard Jones, a technology consultant, gives advice on managing real projects – those projects where resources are scarce, time is short, and things may already be going wrong. He gives an overview of basic project definitions and types of teams, then shows how to quickly diagnose problems in an existing project. He describes how to start a new project from scratch or rebuild a troubled existing project, focusing on creation of a realistic plan for managing the project. A final section gives advice on getting the right information to make decisions and updating the plan to reflect...

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Strategic Project Management Transformation

Strategic Project Management Transformation

By: Marc Resch

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 14-JUN-2011

Insert Date: 13-DEC-2013

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Strategic Project Management Transformation demonstrates how to transform this trend of project management failure and sub-optimization into strategic and financial project management success. It shows project managers and business professionals how to establish processes that extend beyond closeout and enable stakeholders and operational teams to continue measuring and optimizing business value until all of a project’s objectives have been achieved or exceeded, thereby maximizing financial returns, beneficial change and competitive advantage for their organizations. Key Features ...