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The Principles of Project Management
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The Principles of Project Management

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by Meri Williams
 

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The Principles of Project Management lays out clear steps that anyone can follow to get projects done right, and delivered on time.

This full color book covers:

  • Why Project Management is important
  • The 6 fundamental truths of project management
  • Getting started: Discovering, Initiating, Planning and Resourcing a
  • Overview

    The Principles of Project Management lays out clear steps that anyone can follow to get projects done right, and delivered on time.

    This full color book covers:

  • Why Project Management is important
  • The 6 fundamental truths of project management
  • Getting started: Discovering, Initiating, Planning and Resourcing a project
  • Getting the Job Done: Executing and controlling
  • Keeping it Smooth: Communication, collaboration and managing change
  • Following through: Ongoing support and maintenance, measuring operational success
  • Resources: Review of various tools, recommended reading, professional resources for project management

    Short, and to the point, this book aims to do to provide a solid foundation for anyone who finds themselves responsible for executing projects.

    From the Back Cover

    Every project you manage will be unique. Scope, budgets, team dynamics, and timeframes will differ. As a project manager, the most important factor in achieving project success will be your understanding of The Principles Of Project Management.

    This book will show you that project management isn't rocket science: using the information contained in this book, you'll deliver projects on time and on budget, again and again.

    With The Principles Of Project Management you'll:

    • Learn how to start every project on the right foot.
    • Master the planning, execution, and control of your projects.
    • Discover the secrets of effective communication and change management.
    • Identify project warning signals and learn to keep your projects on track.
    • Understand the benefits of using the right tools, resources, and people.
    • Learn how to give a superstar project handover.
    • And much, much more
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780980285864
    Publisher:
    SitePoint Pty, Limited
    Publication date:
    03/01/2008
    Pages:
    224
    Product dimensions:
    7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

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    Principles of Project Management 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
    Guest More than 1 year ago
    Do you find yourself responsible for executing projects and need some guidance on how to get the job done? If you do, then this book is for you! Author Meri Williams, has done an outstanding job of writing a book that shows you how to get projects completed and delivered on time. Williams, begins by explaining why Project Management is a difficult thing to do effectively. Then, the author explains why leading teams, managing schedules and implementing ideas, takes a lot of focus and hard work. Next, she gives advice on work styles and issue tracking. The author also discusses why stand-up meetings are very difficult to prepare for. She continues by showing you why closing on handling is a total disconnect. Finally, the author discusses how to measure operational success, ongoing support and maintenance. This most excellent book aims to lay out clear steps to get projects done right and on time. But, more importantly, the author designed this book for people who are working on larger projects by themselves.