Project Management Communications Bible / Edition 1

Project Management Communications Bible / Edition 1

by William Dow PMP, Bruce Taylor
     
 

Develop top-notch communications skills for project management success

Communication is a critical, but often overlooked, component of successful project management. This comprehensive Bible is your one-stop guide to becoming a better communicator. Using the Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) as a framework, this

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Overview

Develop top-notch communications skills for project management success

Communication is a critical, but often overlooked, component of successful project management. This comprehensive Bible is your one-stop guide to becoming a better communicator. Using the Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) as a framework, this essential guide provides all the tools, techniques, and best practices you need to successfully execute projects, keep your team and customers fully apprised, and deliver crucial information in a timely manner.

  • Become a more effective communicator on your projects
  • Discover methods and techniques to enhance your project communications
  • Communicate crucial project data, such as risks, issues, and budget information
  • Decide and document where, how, and to whom to communicate information
  • Discover the Project Calendar, Risk Simulation, Stop Light Report, and other tools
  • Determine the right communications tools for each stage of a project
  • Review the Project Management Institute's (PMI) nine knowledge areas and five processes

What's on the CD-ROM?
Access this useful CD and communicate more effectively on your projects. The CD provides templates for the tools explained in the book, including reports and charts you can put to use immediately. It also includes:

  • Project Management Communication Tools List
    This handy reference includes mapping between each tool and the corresponding project lifecycle or PMI Knowledge areas.
  • Entire book in searchable PDF

See the CD appendix for details and complete system requirements.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470137406
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/10/2008
Series:
Bible Series, #436
Pages:
840
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors.

Foreword.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Part I: Introducing Project Communication Concepts.

Chapter 1: Introducing Project Communication.

Chapter 2: Planning Project Communication.

Chapter 3: Working with Project Communications.

Part II: Project Knowledge Areas.

Chapter 4: Defining Communication Tools to Manage Project Integration.

Chapter 5: Defining Communication Tools to Manage Project Scope.

Chapter 6: Defining Communication Tools to Manage Project Time.

Chapter 7: Defining Communication Tools to Manage Project Costs.

Chapter 8: Defining Communication Tools to Manage Project Quality.

Chapter 9: Defining Communication Tools to Manage Project Human Resources.

Chapter 10: Defining Communication Tools to Manage Project Communications.

Chapter 11: Defining Communication Tools to Report Project Communications.

Chapter 12: Defining Communication Tools to Manage Project Risk.

Chapter 13: Defining Communication Tools to Manage Project Procurement.

Part III: Project Lifecycle Processes.

Chapter 14: Using Communication Tools in the Initiating Process.

Chapter 15: Using Communication Tools in the Planning Process.

Chapter 16: Using Communication Tools in Administrating the Planning Process.

Chapter 17: Using Communication Tools in the Planning Process for Reporting.

Chapter 18: Using Personal Communication Tools in the Executing of a Project.

Chapter 19: Using Project Communication Administration Tools in the Executing Process.

Chapter 20: Using Communication Tools to Monitor the Executing and Controlling of a Project.

Chapter 21: Using Communication Tools in the Executing Process for Reporting.

Chapter 22: Using Communication Tools for the Closeout Process.

Part IV: Appendixes.

Appendix A: What’s on the CD-ROM?

Appendix B: Planning Project Communications in a Foreign Country.

Appendix C: Tool Breakdown Structure Diagrams.

Appendix D: Tools at a Glance.

Index.

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