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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. ...

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Planning in 140 Tweets

Planning in 140 Tweets

By: Ricardo Vargas

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 11-MAR-2014

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Quick tips on ideas, concepts and the use of project management in your profession and life. No matter what is your profession, every time that a temporary nature shows up in a work of yours, which is different from routine, you have in front of you a project. And managing a project is different from managing routine. This book is meant to be read by the lawyer, doctor, entrepreneur, researcher, public servant, ie, for all professionals who want to learn the key concepts that involve planning activities and project management in a simple, fast and direct way. ...

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A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition

By: Project Management Institute

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2013

Insert Date: 07-MAY-2013

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A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)-Fifth Edition reflects the collaboration and knowledge of working project managers and provides the fundamentals of project management as they apply to a wide range of projects. This internationally recognized standard gives project managers the essential tools to practice project management and deliver organizational results. A tenth Knowledge Area has been added; Project Stakeholder Management expands upon the importance of appropriately engaging project stakeholders in key decisions and activities. Project data...

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ORGANIZATIONAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT MATURITY MODEL (OPM3®)

ORGANIZATIONAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT MATURITY MODEL (OPM3®)

By:  Project Management Institute

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2008

Insert Date: 03-SEP-2009

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"OPM3® – Second Edition continues to provide the tools necessary for organizations to measure their maturity against a comprehensive set of best practices. What's new? • Greater alignment with other PMI Standards. • Introduction of Organizational Enablers – to promote smooth transitions within the domain, stages and process groups and to achieve a higher degree of organizational maturity. • Categorization by Knowledge Area, by Business Results and by Balanced Scorecard. • Consolidated best practices to eliminate duplication. Start meeting your standards for better...

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THE STANDARD FOR PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

THE STANDARD FOR PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

By:  Project Management Institute

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2008

Insert Date: 03-SEP-2009

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"The Standard for Portfolio Management – Second Edition continues to recognize good practices in the discipline of portfolio management. With new knowledge areas it helps portfolio managers "do the right work." What's new? • Two new Knowledge Areas: Portfolio Risk Management and Portfolio Governance. (Governance is accountable for investment decisions throughout the portfolio lifecycle.) • Greater emphasis on these areas means increased awareness of the opportunity costs throughout the process and an increased focus on delivering results! Start meeting your standards for...

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THE STANDARD FOR PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

THE STANDARD FOR PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

By:  Project Management Institute

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2008

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"The Standard for Program Management – Second Edition continues to recognize good practices for managing multiple projects and programs successfully with even more knowledge areas and processes. What's new? • Nine new Knowledge Areas, including Program Financial Management, Stakeholder Management and Program Governance. This helps ensure proper metrics are developed so that organizations can successfully manage large and complex programs. • 14 new processes. Start meeting your standards for better project performance." ...

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A GUIDE TO THE PROJECT MANAGEMENT BODY OF KNOWLEDGE (PMBOK® Guide)

A GUIDE TO THE PROJECT MANAGEMENT BODY OF KNOWLEDGE (PMBOK® Guide)

By:  Project Management Institute

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2008

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"The PMBOK® Guide – Fourth Edition continues the tradition of excellence in project management with a standard that is even easier to understand and implement, with improved consistency and greater clarification. What's new? • Standard language has been incorporated throughout the document to aid reader understanding. • New data flow diagrams clarify inputs and outputs for each process. • Greater attention has been placed on how Knowledge Areas integrate in the context of Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring & Controlling, and Closing process groups. • Two new...

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Project Manager Competency Development (PMCD) Framework

Project Manager Competency Development (PMCD) Framework

By:  Project Management Institute

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2007

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"Project Manager Competency Development (PMCD) Framework – Second Edition provides general context for the definition, assessment and development of project manager competency. The framework outlines the key dimensions of project management competency and identifies those competencies that are most likely to impact project manager performance. Project manager competency consists of three separate dimensions: Knowledge – what a project manager knows about the application of processes, tools and techniques in project activities Performance – how a project manager applies project...

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Practice Standard for Work Breakdown Structures Second Edition

Practice Standard for Work Breakdown Structures Second Edition

By:  Project Management Institute

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2006

Insert Date: 03-SEP-2009

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"Defining project objectives and delegating work to team members are among a project manager's biggest tasks. Successful projects require thorough planning on the part of the project manager to accomplish these tasks. The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) serves as a guide for defining work as it relates to a specific project's objectives. The Practice Standard for Work Breakdown Structures-Second Edition supplies project managers and team members with direction for the preliminary development and the implementation of the WBS. Consistent with A Guide to the Project Management Body of...

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Government Extension to the PMBOK® Guide Third Edition

Government Extension to the PMBOK® Guide Third Edition

By:  Project Management Institute

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2006

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"The complexities and unique characteristics of government projects make the need for a practice standard specific to the unique characteristics of public sector projects all the more apparent. The Government Extension to the PMBOK® Guide—Third Edition, extends the baseline information included in the PMBOK® Guide—Third Edition to provide an overview of the key project governance processes used in most public sectors, define key terms, describe atmospheres where government projects operate and review the management life-cycle of government programs. In so doing, the Government Extension...

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Practice Standard for Scheduling

Practice Standard for Scheduling

By:  Project Management Institute

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2007

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"Effective project scheduling and time management are critical factors in the success or failure of a particular project. And, increasingly project management professionals are responsible for managing a variety of project schedules and timelines. For that reason, Project Management Institute (PMI) is introducing the Practice Standard for Scheduling, a systematic guide describing hallmarks of a sound and effective schedule methodology, as well as providing quantifiable means for assessing the maturity of a schedule model. As a complement to A Guide to the Project Management Body of...

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Construction Extension to The PMBOK® Guide Third Edition

Construction Extension to The PMBOK® Guide Third Edition

By:  Project Management Institute

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2007

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"A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)—Third Edition outlines the standards and methodologies generally applicable to all types of projects. Some important project management principles are not common among or relevant to all project types, however. Project managers can obtain information about principles related to more specific project types by referring to extensions, such as the Construction Extension to the PMBOK® Guide Third Edition. The construction industry calls for a unique type of project management, as many projects require large amounts of...

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Practice Standard for Project Configuration Management

Practice Standard for Project Configuration Management

By:  Project Management Institute

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2007

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Most projects present teams with challenges relating to time, cost and scope. Careful management of these project elements allows projects to be completed successfully. In order to guide a project's direction, project managers utilize the process of configuration management. Project configuration management is the collective body of processes, activities, tools, and methods used to manage certain items during the project lifecycle. Configuration management is implemented to actively guide the direction of the project and support communication that will facilitate successful completion. Due...

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

The Human Aspects of Project Management—Managing 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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Tools and Tips for Today’s Project Manager

Tools and Tips for Today’s Project Manager

By: Ralph L. Kliem; Irwin S. Ludin

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-JUN-1999

Insert Date: 28-AUG-2005

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Two former college lecturers whose business experience includes manufacturing, telecommunications, aerospace, and artificial intelligence wrote this useful guide. Their book, which they abbreviate "TnT," is an explosive mixture of insider information and effective strategies. Each entry takes an average of one page (longer versions include graphics), and delivers quick insight into the meaning and application of the most current terms in project management today. Although directed toward project managers, others working in the fields of finance, marketing, sales, and human resources will...

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A Framework for Value Management Practice

A Framework for Value Management Practice

By: Michel Thiry

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-JAN-1997

Insert Date: 28-AUG-2005

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Project management practitioners will enjoy learning more about value and customer needs in this breakthrough book that shows why these core principles pave the pathway to success. Thirys book begins with a short history of value management that emerged during the troubled times of World War II. Shortages of critical resources, such as steel and aluminum, forced manufacturers to be creative and seek out new alternatives. Inexpensive products that were thought to be inferior inevitably outperformed the originals. Thus, value engineering was born. Its goal was to produce top-quality products...

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Project Management Professional (PMP®) Examination Specification

Project Management Professional (PMP®) Examination Specification

By: Project Management Institute

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 30-SEP-2005

Insert Date: 28-AUG-2005

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In 2004 the Project Management Institute (PMI®) conducted a new global role delineation study to update the Project Management Professional (PMP®) credentialing examination. The study results are used to establish the Project Management Professional (PMP) Examination Specification for the examination, describing the tasks (competencies) that PMPs perform and the project management knowledge and skill PMPs use to complete each task. ...

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People in Projects

People in Projects

By: Project Management Institute

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2001

Insert Date: 28-AUG-2005

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Project management professionals are fortunate to have access to a rich and growing body of tools and metrics to aid in their success. However, that is just what they are: tools and metrics. The industry is no less prone than any other discipline to the problems inherent in managing people. In fact, strong arguments can be made that project management offers far more. This important book focuses on one of the nine knowledge areas of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®)2000 Editionnamely, human resource management. This publication is one of the most important...

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Quantifying the Value of Project Management: Best Practices for Improving Project Management Processes, Systems, and Competencies

Quantifying the Value of Project Management: Best Practices for Improving Project Management Processes, Systems, and Competencies

By: William Ibbs; Justin Reginato

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-SEP-2002

Insert Date: 28-AUG-2005

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In today’s highly competitive marketplace, organizations want more from project management than on-time, under-budget delivery. Just like labor, technology and equipment, project management is seen as a corporate asset that is expected to contribute to the bottom line. It must deliver a profitable return on investment if it is to become a strategic business asset, and not just another drill press in the corporate tool crib. In Quantifying the Value of Project Management, William Ibbs and Justin Reginato, from the University of California at Berkeley, explore real-world data from 52 U.S....

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PM 101: According to the Olde Curmudgeon—An Introduction to the Basic Concepts of Modern Project Management

PM 101: According to the Olde Curmudgeon—An Introduction to the Basic Concepts of Modern Project Management

By: Francis Marion Webster Jr.

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-SEP-2000

Insert Date: 28-AUG-2005

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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...