IT Project Management: On Track from Start to Finish, Third Edition / Edition 3

IT Project Management: On Track from Start to Finish, Third Edition / Edition 3

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by Joseph Phillips
     
 

Master IT Project Management

This practical, up-to-date guide explains how to successfully manage an IT project and prepare for CompTIA Project+ certification. IT Project Management: On Track from Start to Finish, Third Edition walks you through each step of the IT project management process, covering critical strategies for on-time and within-budget

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Master IT Project Management

This practical, up-to-date guide explains how to successfully manage an IT project and prepare for CompTIA Project+ certification. IT Project Management: On Track from Start to Finish, Third Edition walks you through each step of the IT project management process, covering critical strategies for on-time and within-budget projects. You'll get proven methods for initiating a project, selecting qualified team members, conferring with management, establishing communication, setting realistic timetables, tracking costs, and closing a project.

Learn how to:

  • Define project requirements and create the project charter
  • Create a feasibility study and establish project priority
  • Determine strategy and obtain management approval
  • Manage project scope and determine project expenses
  • Build the project management plan
  • Organize and lead a project team
  • Track progress and calculate the Cost Performance Index (CPI)
  • Implement changes to the project plan
  • Perform continuous quality management
  • Complete the project and assess deliverables

On the CD:

  • CompTIA Project+ practice exam
  • Project management video training from the author
  • Ready-to-use templates and worksheets
  • Complete e-book

Joseph Phillips, PMP, CompTIA Project+, is the Director of Education for Project Seminars. He is the author of PMP Project Management Professional Study Guide, Second Edition; CAPM/PMP Project Management Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Second Edition; CBAP Certified Business Analysis Professional All-in-One Exam Guide; and PgMP Program Management Professional All-in-One Exam Guide.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071700436
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
02/25/2010
Pages:
640
Sales rank:
295,013
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Initiating the Project;
Chapter 2. Planning the Project;
Chapter 3. Working with Management;
Chapter 4. Managing the Project Scope;
Chapter 5. Creating the Budget;
Chapter 6. Building the Project Plan;
Chapter 7. Organizing a Project Team;
Chapter 8. Managing Teams;
Chapter 9. Implementing the Project Plan;
Chapter 10. Revising the Project Plan;
Chapter 11. Enforcing Quality;
Chapter 12. Completing the Project;
Appendix A. IT Project+ Exam Objectives;
Appendix B. Working as an Independent Contractor;
Appendix C. Critical Exam Information;
Appendix D. About the CD;
Glossary;
Index

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