Fundamentals of Technology Project Management / Edition 2

Fundamentals of Technology Project Management / Edition 2

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by Colleen Garton, Erika McCulloch
     
 


Designed to provide software engineers, students, and IT professionals with an understanding of the fundamentals of project management in the technology/IT field, this book serves as a practical introduction to the subject. Updated with information on how Fundamentals of Project Management integrates with and complements Project Management Institute's Project… See more details below

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Designed to provide software engineers, students, and IT professionals with an understanding of the fundamentals of project management in the technology/IT field, this book serves as a practical introduction to the subject. Updated with information on how Fundamentals of Project Management integrates with and complements Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge, this collection explains fundamental methodologies and techniques while also discussing new technology, tools, and virtual work environments. Examples and case studies are based on technology projects, and there are sample documents ranging from initial RFP to closing reports and different meeting agendas, status reports, cost analysis, and technical specifications. The book includes 60 templates to lead technology professionals through the six phases of the project life cycle: planning, design, development, integration, deployment, and postdeployment. A chapter on using social media is also included.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583473399
Publisher:
Mc Press
Publication date:
09/21/2012
Edition description:
Second Edition, Second edition
Pages:
744
Sales rank:
929,104
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1: Concepts of Project Management
Chapter 2: Project Management Methodologies
Chapter 3: Project Initiation
Chapter 4: Advancing Beyond the Greenlight
Chapter 5: The Project Plan & Project Approach
Chapter 6: Project Kick-Off
Chapter 7: Project Design
Chapter 8: Creating The Project Schedule
Chapter 9: Project Development
Chapter 10: Managing Obstacles and Risks
Chapter 11: Managing Communication
Chapter 12: Integration and Testing
Chapter 13: Deployment
Chapter 14: Project Closure
Chapter 15: How To Be An Effective Leader
Chapter 16: Personal Growth and Development
Appendix A: Case Study
Appendix B: Project Success
Appendix C: The Project Manager's Toolkit
Appendix D: Document Templates and Powerpoint Presentations
Index
CD-ROM

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