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Idiot's Guides: Project Management, Sixth Edition

Idiot's Guides: Project Management, Sixth Edition

By: G. Michael Campbell PMP

Publisher: Alpha

Publication Date: 04-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 29-JUN-2014

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Successful project management requires organization, skill, and a systematic approach to ensure that projects are delivered on time, and on budget. Idiot's Guides: Project Management, 6th Edition is updated to reflect all of the latest project management methodologies for anyone who is looking to avoid the chaos that can ensue if project leaders don't possess the necessary understanding of the right principles and practices. Readers of this new edition will benefit newly added sample PMP prep exam questions at the end of each chapter, as well as newly organized, updated content that...

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Project Management in Practice, 5th Edition

Project Management in Practice, 5th Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 23-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 12-JUN-2014

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Offering streamlined coverage with an applied approach, Project Management in Practice, 5th Edition focuses on the essentials of project management. This concise, hands-on text is ideal for a one semester project management course, or as a module on project management. This textbook is organized around the project management life cycle, and provides students with essential project management concepts while addressing an important area of industry growth: the use of projects to achieve the strategic goals of organizations. ...

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The AMA Handbook of Project Management, 4th Edition

The AMA Handbook of Project Management, 4th Edition

By: Paul C. Dinsmore; Jeanette Cabanis-Brewin

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 04-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 07-MAY-2014

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Projects are the life blood of any organization. Revised to reflect the latest changes to A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) and the Project Management Professional Exam®, the fourth edition of The AMA Handbook of Project Management provides readers with a clear overview of a complex discipline. Covering everything from individual projects to programs and strategic alignment, it addresses: ● Project initiation and planning ● Communication and interpersonal skills ● Scheduling, budgeting and meeting business objectives ● Managing political and resource issues ●...

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Reliability Engineering

Reliability Engineering

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 14-APR-2014

Insert Date: 02-MAY-2014

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An Integrated Approach to Product Development Reliability Engineering presents an integrated approach to the design, engineering, and management of reliability activities throughout the life cycle of a product, including concept, research and development, design, manufacturing, assembly, sales, and service. Containing illustrative guides that include worked problems, numerical examples, homework problems, a solutions manual, and class-tested materials, it demonstrates to product development and manufacturing professionals how to distribute key reliability practices throughout an...

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Managing Projects in Trouble: Achieving Turnaround and Success

Managing Projects in Trouble: Achieving Turnaround and Success

By: PMP, Kliem

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 18-MAY-2011

Insert Date: 28-APR-2014

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Based on the lessons learned by the author during a quarter of a century of leading projects to successful conclusions, this book unveils the five secrets to ensuring project success—even for those seemingly doomed to fail. Using numerous diagrams and checklists, it explains how to take action in ways that will increase the likelihood of success and minimize the possibility of failure. Supplying step-by-step guidance through each phase, the book explains how to spot the symptoms of troubled projects early on and arms you with time-tested techniques to address the problems that will...

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PfMP® Exam Practice Tests and Study Guide

PfMP® Exam Practice Tests and Study Guide

By: PMP, Levin

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 27-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 27-APR-2014

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The Project Management Institute (PMI) recently launched a new certification entitled the Portfolio Management Portfolio Professional (PfMP<SUP>®</SUP>). The most comprehensive resource available to help readers prepare for and pass the PfMP certification exam, this book provides coverage that is current with The Standard for Portfolio Management, Third Edition. It includes two 170-question practice tests that simulate the certification examination. It also includes answer keys with rational and references to the latest standard. The two accompanying online tests feature a proprietary...

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Empowering Project Teams: Using Project Followership to Improve Performance

Empowering Project Teams: Using Project Followership to Improve Performance

By: Marco Sampietro; Tiziano Villa

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 25-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 27-APR-2014

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Examining the project environment from the perspective of project team members, this book re-interprets project management methodologies and behaviors using a bottom-up approach. It explores the application of project followership in the key stages of project management and details the methods and techniques that all project team members need to know. Outlining the behaviors team members should adopt for project success, the text considers project closure and transfer and explains why this is an ideal time to evaluate if efforts invested have been rewarded. ...

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Project Management in Libraries, Archives and Museums

Project Management in Libraries, Archives and Museums

By: Julie Carpenter

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 10-DEC-2010

Insert Date: 23-APR-2014

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Aimed at practitioners and managers, this practical handbook provides a source of guidance on project management techniques for the academic and cultural heritage sectors, focusing on managing projects involving public sector and other external partners. Issues under consideration and illustration include: different approaches to managing projects and how to select appropriate methods; using project management tools and other applications in project development and implementation; ensuring the sustainability of project outcomes and transferability into practice; realistic monitoring...

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Practical Project Management for Building and Construction

Practical Project Management for Building and Construction

By: Hans Ottosson

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 23-JUL-2012

Insert Date: 23-APR-2014

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This book gives general information about construction management, project management, project life cycle processes, project phases, and key documents. It presents information about the fourteen knowledge areas of project management important to construction business. For each knowledge area, the text explains the processes for scope, time, risk, cost and resource management. It describes procurement management including strategies, contract types, remuneration forms, and contract close out. The chapters also examine change management, working environment, quality, and communication. ...

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Statistical Techniques for Project Control

Statistical Techniques for Project Control

By: Adedeji Badiru; Tina Agustiady

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 18-JAN-2012

Insert Date: 22-APR-2014

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A project can be simple or complex. In each case, proven project management processes must be followed. In all cases of project management implementation, control must be exercised in order to assure that project objectives are achieved. This book fills the void that exists in the application of statistical techniques to project control. Although designed as a practical guide for project management professionals, the book will also benefit students, researchers, and instructors. ...

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Ethics and Project Management

Ethics and Project Management

By: PMP, Kliem

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 14-OCT-2011

Insert Date: 22-APR-2014

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Written for project managers who may encounter ethical dilemmas, this book considers typical and atypical ethical issues that may occur in each phase of the project life cycle. Exploring the consequences of those issues and challenges on project performance, it examines the contents of the Project Management Institute’s code of ethics. The text covers key laws and regulations and explains how to: balance the right level of control, promote progress of projects, and ensure lapses in ethical behavior are not encouraged or permitted. ...

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IT Release Management: A Hands-on Guide

IT Release Management: A Hands-on Guide

By: Dave Howard

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 13-JUL-2011

Insert Date: 18-APR-2014

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When implemented correctly, release management can help to ensure quality is integrated throughout the development, implementation, and delivery of services, applications, and infrastructure. Clearly illustrating the effective implementation of a release process, this hands-on guide examines the similarities and differences of release management and project management to clarify the distinctions between the two complementary processes. Shedding light on the day-to-day challenges that need to be overcome, it details the principles of effective implementation—including what to implement, how...

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Effective Project Management: Traditional, Agile, Extreme, 7th Edition

Effective Project Management: Traditional, Agile, Extreme, 7th Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 16-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 15-APR-2014

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The popular guide to the project management body of knowledge, now fully updated Now in its seventh edition, this comprehensive guide to project management has long been considered the standard for both professionals and academics. With more than 32,000 copies sold in the last three editions, it has now been fully updated to cover the new PMBOK 5. Well-known expert Robert Wysocki has added more than 100 pages of new content based on instructor feedback, enhancing the coverage of best-of-breed methods and tools for ensuring project management success. With enriched case studies,...

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Managing Stakeholder Expectations for Project Success

Managing Stakeholder Expectations for Project Success

By: Ori Schibi

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 23-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 05-APR-2014

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Managing Stakeholder Expectations for Project Success  provides a practical approach to managing those things that matter most for project success—stakeholder expectations, communication, risk, change, and quality—so that scope, schedule, and cost end up on target and the project’s intended benefits for the organization are realized. This unique desk reference shows how to utilize the best practices, concepts, and methodologies found in PMI’s  PMBOK® Guide,  along with a few concepts from APMG’s PRINCE2, and leverage them in the context of organizational challenges and project...

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Digital Asset Management: Content Architectures, Project Management, and Creating Order out of Media Chaos

Digital Asset Management: Content Architectures, Project Management, and Creating Order out of Media Chaos

By: Elizabeth Ferguson Keathley

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 01-APR-2014

Insert Date: 05-APR-2014

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Digital Asset Management: Content Architectures, Project Management, and Creating Order out of Media Chaos is for those who are planning a digital asset management system or interested in becoming digital asset managers. This book explains both the purpose of digital asset management systems and why an organization might need one. The text then walks readers step-by-step through the concerns involved in selecting, staffing, and maintaining a DAM. This book is dedicated to providing you with a solid base in the common concerns, both legal and technical, in launching a complex DAM capable of...

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Project Workflow Management

Project Workflow Management

By: Daniel Epstein; Rich Maltzman

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 20-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 04-APR-2014

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F oreword by industry legend Harold Kerzner! This book describes a completely unique step-by-step, workflow-guiding approach to project management which simplifies activities by enforcing execution of all required processes on time, and redirecting to an alternative path in the event of project issues. Since compliance with all project management processes is enforced by the workflow, product quality is significantly improved and life cycle errors are almost eliminated. Project Workflow Management: A Business Process Approach  is the first and only book in the marketplace which...

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A Comprehensive Guide to Project Management Schedule and Cost Control: Methods and Models for Managing the Project Lifecycle

A Comprehensive Guide to Project Management Schedule and Cost Control: Methods and Models for Managing the Project Lifecycle

By: Randal Wilson

Publisher: Pearson FT Press

Publication Date: 09-APR-2014

Insert Date: 25-MAR-2014

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Master all the modern project scheduling and cost control techniques you need, in one focused tutorial! Randal Wilson's Project Schedule & Cost Control  isn't your typical project management guide: it's 100% focused on the specific principles, techniques, and best-practice methodologies of scheduling and cost control. Wilson illuminates key issues through the extensive use of graphs, charts, case studies, and worked examples; and calls your attention to crucial issues that "generic" PM books ignore. Coverage includes:  Project structures, including differences between projects...

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Procurement Project Management Success

Procurement Project Management Success

By: Diana Lindstrom

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 21-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

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Procurement Project Management Success  integrates supply management best practices and processes with those applicable from the field of project management. It explains how to initiate, plan, manage, and complete both simple and complex procurement projects successfully. Through the use of scheduling, communication plans, risk management and other project management processes, these procurements satisfy stakeholders by setting expectations, continuously communicating status, and getting the best value for the dollar. This book shows project managers all the steps and processes used in...

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Achieve CAPM Exam Success

Achieve CAPM Exam Success

By: Diane Altwies; Janice Preston; Frank Reynolds

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 21-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

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Used in conjunction with PMI’s  PMBOK® Guide — Fifth Edition  (2013), this concise study guide presents all the fundamental knowledge, concepts, exercises, practice questions, and simulated exams needed to prepare for and successfully pass the CAPM® exam on your first try. However, this book is much more than a study guide. It is a valuable desk reference that project team members can use to improve their effectiveness and contribution to the success of a project and is also a good resource for those considering a career in project management. Readers will have free web-based access...

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Secrets to Mastering the WBS in Real World Projects, 2nd Edition

Secrets to Mastering the WBS in Real World Projects, 2nd Edition

By: Liliana Buchtik

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 11-MAR-2014

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The Second Edition of the popular book on the most practical approach to project Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and scope management! With hundreds of real-world project examples, this book will change the way you think about and understand the WBS. Learn the secrets to mastering the WBS and obtain smarter project results starting now. A must-read book for successful project managers. ...