Project Management Essentials, Third Edition

Project Management Essentials, Third Edition

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If you're new to project management or need to refresh your knowledge, Project Management Essentials, Third Edition is the quickest and easiest way to learn how to manage projects successfully. The concepts presented are not rocket science. They're just common sense. The simple techniques and templates in this book provide you with the essential tools you'll need to be an effective project manager. It's as simple as that. You will learn: - How to plan well: to decide on the right things to do and do them right - The key skills and knowledge you'll need to be an effective project manager - How to create an effective charter to start projects off right - Guidelines for building a usable project plan - Tips for breaking project work into manageable pieces - Techniques for accurately estimating project cost and schedule - How to build a team and about the different leadership styles you might apply to manage it - Strategies to deal with conflict, change, uncertainty, and risk - How to report on the progress of the project and keep everyone concerned happy Project Management Essentials is written in short, clear chapters to make project management more easily understood. The authors, all valued senior faculty of PM College, use both their business experience and their academic backgrounds to make these chapters come alive. This updated edition offers even more templates and content than the widely used earlier editions, and it complies with the latest project management standard, the PMBOKAr Guide 5th Edition.Herea#39;s how it works: a€c First identify the risk for which you want to determine the root cause a€c Then ask a€œWhy has this risk occurred? ... Next, take that answer and again ask a€œWhy? ... Cause and Effect Diagrams A cause and effect diagram (also known as an Ishikawa diagram, fishbone diagram, or, when they get really big, anbsp;...

Title:Project Management Essentials, Third Edition
Author:William P. Athayde, Ruth Elswick, Paul Lombard
Publisher:Maven House Press - 2013-08-14


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