In the Art of Project Management, you'll learn how toplan, manage, and lead projects from a veteran manager of software and web development. This personal account of hard lessons learned over a decade of work in the industry distills complex concepts and challenges into practical nuggets of useful advice. Inspiring funny, honest, and compelling, this is the book you and your team need to have within arm's reach for your current and future projects.
Whether you are a senior executive or a project manager, it's your job to help your organization grow and increase its value to its stakeholders. Project management is the unique organizational competency that manages change and drives competitive advantage - with the outcome of delivering results in line with corporate strategy. A guide to the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK Guide) - Third Edition is the map to get you there.
The Project Management Tool Kit collects the best known project management techniques in an easy-to-apply, accessible format. the book presents easy-to-understand summaries of every indispensable practice, showing you step-by-step how to handle important considerations like: cost estimating and budgeting, communications and technology, goals for individuals and project teams, negotiation and decision making, establishing and retaining management support, implementing change and process improvement, quality assurance and control, risk assessment and management, scheduling and time management, and more -- 100 subjet areas in all!
You'll also find helpful checklists and other tools for quick implementation. If you're a novice, the book will lead you calmly and effectively through unknown territory. And if you're an experienced project manager, this completel guide will serve as a respository of process checklists to ensure that you never forget a step, even when handling the most unusual or complicated projects.