The Project Book by Colin D. EllisDeliver great projects every time Projects are the lifeblood of organisations, but many projects fall short of expectations because of poor project management and/or poor project sponsorship. In The Project Book, author and 20-year project management and sponsorship veteran Colin D Ellis teaches you the skills and behaviours required to make your projects succeed, every time. The best projects, whether they are delivered in an agile or waterfall way, are a result of the people that lead them and the environment they create. This fail-safe and comprehensive handbook shows you how to develop the mindset and communication skills to create projects that leave a legacy for you, your team and your organisation. Project leaders and senior managers in all business and technical disciplines will benefit from the insightful guidance this book offers and better project outcomes will result. Split into two parts, individually addressing Project Leaders and Project Sponsors, this book guides large project facilitators to understand the importance of people over processes. become a project leader that people trust build a team culture of collaboration, agility and creativity upskill executives so that they're catalysts for transformation develop the organisational discipline needed for successful projects create a mature environment for your projects to thrive Engaging, informative and humorous, The Project Book will help project managers, project sponsors, scrum masters and product owners across all organisations to deliver successful projects in a way that customers will talk about for years.
Call Number: 658.404 ELL
Publication Date: 2019
Project Management for Dummies by Consumer Dummies Staff; Stanley E. PortnyThe bestselling 'bible' of project management In today's time-crunched, cost-conscious global business environment, tight project deadlines and stringent expectations are the norm. So how can you juggle all the skills and responsibilities it takes to shine as a project management maven? Updated in a brand-new edition, Project Management For Dummies offers everything you need to successfully manage projects from start to finish'without ever dropping the ball. Written by a well-known project management expert, this hands-on guide takes the perplexity out of being a successful PM, laying out all the steps to take your organizational, planning, and execution skills to new heights. Whether it's managing distressed projects, embracing the use of social media to drive efficiency and improve socialization, or resolving conflicts that occur during a project, the soup-to-nuts guidance inside will help you wear your project management hat more prominently'and proudly. Get the latest in industry best practices reflecting PMBOK 6 Motivate any team to gain maximum productivity Execute projects on time and with maximum efficiency Prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam It's never been easier to execute projects on time, on budget, and with maximum efficiency.
Call Number: 658.404 POR
Publication Date: 2017
Fundamentals of Project Management by Joseph HeagneyHaving already sold more than 200,000 copies and helped generations of project managers navigate the ins and outs of every aspect of successful project management, this revised fifth edition of Fundamentals of Project Management remains the perfect resource for succeeding in this complex discipline that has changed greatly in recent years. Fully updated in accordance with the latest version of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®), this all-encompassing book contains new information and expanded coverage on topics including estimating; stakeholder management; procurement management; creating a communication plan; project closure; requirements for PMP certification; and much more. Readers will also learn how to:* Clarify project goals and objectives* Develop a work breakdown in structure* Create a project risk plan* Produce a realistic schedule* Manage change requests* Control and evaluate progress at every stageChock full of tools, techniques, examples, and instructive exercises, don't go one more day without equipping yourself with what PM World Journal calls " . . . a great resource for helping a project manager or other team member to learn new tools and techniques or refresh their knowledge."
Call Number: 658.404 HEA
Publication Date: 2016
Project Management ToolBox by Dragan Z. Milosevic; Russ J. MartinelliBoost your performance with improved project management tactics Project Management ToolBox: Tools and Techniques for the Practicing Project Manager, Second Edition offers a succinct explanation of when, where, and how to use project management resources to enhance your work. With updated content that reflects key advances in the project management field, including planning, implementation, control, cost, and scheduling, this revised text offers added material that covers relevant topics, such as agility, change management, governance, reporting, and risk management. This comprehensive resource provides a contemporary set of tools, explaining each tool's purpose and intention, development, customization and variations, and benefits and disadvantages. Additionally, examples, tips, and milestone checks guide you through the application of these tools, helping you practically apply the information you learn. Effective project management can support a company in increasing market share, improving the quality of products, and enhancing customer service. With so many aspects of project management changing as the business world continues to evolve, it is critical that you stay up to date on the latest topics in this field. Explore emerging topics within the world of project management, keeping up to date on the latest, most relevant subject areas Leverage templates, exercises, and PowerPoint presentations to enhance your project management skills Discuss tips, reporting, implementation, documentation, and other essentials of the project management field Consider how project management fits into various industries, including technology, construction, healthcare, and product development Project Management ToolBox: Tools and Techniques for the Practicing Project Manager, Second Edition is an essential resource for experienced project managers and project management students alike.
Call Number: 658.404 MAR
Publication Date: 2016
Project Management 2. 0 by Harold R. KerznerGet connected and improve outcomes with a more modern approachto project management Project Management 2.0 tackles the new emerging approachand toolset for practicing project management in a virtual world.Author Harold Kerzner is recognized as the thought leader inproject management, and in this book, he shows how PM 2.0 offersbetter outcomes with a focus on new tools, better governance,improved collaboration, and more meaningful reporting using KPIs,metrics, and dashboards. This full color guide explores the impactPM 2.0 changes are having on organizations around the world, andprovides a detailed comparison with PM 1.0 to help practitionersadopt new techniques and tools to use within their existing projectmanagement approach. At its core, PM 2.0 recognizes that a new generation of workersgrew up in a Web 2.0 world of web-based project management toolsthat allow virtual or distributed teams to work together much moreclosely than in the past. Advances in technology and informationflow have shown that traditional project management techniques areineffective for many of today's projects. This book offers analternative with PM 2.0, an updated approach that aligns moreclosely with the modern workflow. Discover the new project management tools that are changing theworkflow Learn how to improve collaboration with stakeholders Explore new ideas and processes for better projectgovernance Achieve more meaningful information reporting with traditionaltools Project management is an integral component of successfulbusiness operations. With today's technology, teams are no longerlimited by distance or time zones ? so why are they beingmanaged with approaches that are? This book provides a frameworkmore relevant to the way people work today. For the project managerlooking to increase efficiency and improve outcomes, ProjectManagement 2.0 provides the information and tools that can makeit happen.
Call Number: 658.404 KER
Publication Date: 2015
Project management: The managerial process by Erik W. Larson, Beverley Honig, Clifford F. Gray, Ursula Dantin & David Baccarini1. Modern project management. 2. Organisational strategy and project selection. 3. Organisation: structure and culture. 4. Defining the project. 5. Estimating project times and costs. 6. Developing a project plan. 7. Managing risk. 8. Scheduling resources and costs. 9. Reducing project duration. 10. Leadership: being an effective project manager. 11. Managing project teams. 12. Outsourcing: managing interorganisational relations. 13. Progress and performance measurement and evaluation. 14. Project closure. 15. International projects. 16. Governance. 17. An introduction to agile project management. 18. Project management career paths.
Call Number: 658.404 LAR
Publication Date: 2014
Professional Project Management by Stephen HartleyWritten in an accessible style, Professional Project Management: The Integration of Strategy, Operations and Change deconstructs project management into language suitable for anyone wanting to improve their project management skills, and would be suitable for project management practitioners and tertiary students studying project management as part of their degree. Project theory and practice are examined across a variety of contexts, industry sectors and qualification levels, with content covering: scope, time, quality, risk, contracts and procurement, communications, resources, cost, information, governance, innovation, lifecycles, sustainability, policy, stakeholders, strategy and work, as well as health and safety. Structured in four convenient parts, Part III contains a MS Project 'quick start' guide, while Part IV includes 14 sample project management templates that can be adapted for use with any project. Professional Project Management: The Integration of Strategy, Operations and Change aligns to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK 2012). Additionally, it aligns with industry requirements and international best practice. Incorporating aspects of other project management methodologies, this textbook explores the principles, processes, practices, techniques, skills, methods and tools that can impact how projects are planned and managed for success. Table of contents Part I: Project Management; Project management on a page Part II: Project Management Theory; Raw project management; Strategy, operations and change; Stakeholder management; Scope management; Time management; Cost management; Quality management; Human resource management; Communications management; Risk management; Procurement management; Integration management Part III: Project Management Software; MS Project Part IV: Project Management Templates; Useful project management templates; Appendix I: Glossary of terms; Appendix II: Issues matrix; Appendix III: Activity-based learning
Call Number: 658.404 HAR
Publication Date: 2014
Project Management - Chapter 4 Scope management by Stephen HartleyProject Management: Integrating Strategy, Operations and Change continues the learning journey for us all in how we plan and manage our projects: be they big or small, easy or complex, single or multiple, single site or co-location. This new edition aligns with the fifth edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) and with industry requirements, international best practice, educational curriculums and qualifications, as well as incorporating aspects of other well-known international project management methodologies. It examines both project theory and practice across a variety of contexts, industry sectors and qualification levels. It has been designed and written around a single, fundamental goal - to enable and support the reader's learning as the reader continues to build, revise and integrate their own unique project management body of knowledge that combines personal research, trial and error and lessons learned.
Call Number: 658.404 HAR
Publication Date: 2014
The AMA Handbook of Project Management by Paul C. Dinsmore; Jeannette Cabanis-BrewinThe life blood to every organization is its projects, and the burden of success or failure hangs on the shoulders of the project manager. In every project, the buck stops with the PM, who must be more than a jack of all trades, but a master of it all. The AMA Handbook of Project Management is the must-have resource for any project management professional or student. 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 * Implementing a PMO * Measuring value and competenciesRevised 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 this one-stop, essential resource has also compiled essays and advice from the field's top professionals, featuring new chapters on stakeholder management, agile project management, program management, project governance, knowledge management, and more. Project management is one of the more complex disciplines today, no matter the industry. This must-have guide remains the indisputable top reference to the entire scope of critical concepts and theories all project managers must master.