Project Management / Edition 1

Project Management / Edition 1

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by Gary Heerkens, Roger A. Formisano
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071379525

ISBN-13: 9780071379526

Pub. Date: 11/28/2001

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Everything You Need to Help Your Company­­ and Your Career ­­as a Successful Project Manager

Effective project management is valuable in any field­­and will enhance your career at every level! Project Management provides a step-by-step, all-inclusive introduction to the tools and techniques necessary to spearhead your

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Everything You Need to Help Your Company­­ and Your Career ­­as a Successful Project Manager

Effective project management is valuable in any field­­and will enhance your career at every level! Project Management provides a step-by-step, all-inclusive introduction to the tools and techniques necessary to spearhead your next project, and bring it home on time, on budget, and at performance levels that will add directly to your company's bottom line. Turn to this latest addition to McGraw-Hill's skills-based Briefcase Books series for hands-on methods you can use to:

  • Stay on top of all aspects of your project: process, interpersonal, and organizational
  • Forge a spirit of cooperation­­and achievement ­­among diverse team members
  • Deal effectively with all the contingencies, foreseen and unforeseen that always come up in any project

In today's environment of tight margins and tighter turnarounds, the effective project manager is often one of the most valuable and rewarded members of a workplace team. Let Project Management show you how to master every aspect of this important role, and give you the confidence you need to guide each project to its satisfying, successful completion.

Briefcase Books, written specifically for today's busy manager, feature eye-catching icons, checklists, and sidebars to guide managers step-by-step through everyday workplace situations. Look for these innovative design features to help you navigate through each page:

  • Clear, concise definitions of important terms and concepts
  • Tips and tactics for smarter project planning and execution
  • Proven how-to hints for addressing specific situations
  • Practical advice for minimizing your mistakes
  • Warning signs and red flags you must constantly watch for
  • Case studies of effective project managers in action
  • Procedures and techniques for managing projects more effectively

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071379526
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Series:
Briefcase Books Series
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Congratulations ... You're the Project Manager!
Chapter 2: About Projects and Project Management
Chapter 3: The Role of the Project Manager
Chapter 4: Defining Your Project
Chapter 5: Building and Maintaining an Effective Team
Chapter 6: An Overview of Planning and Estimating
Chapter 7: Preparing a Detailed Project Plan: Step by Step
Chapter 8: Dealing with Risk and Uncertainty
Chapter 9: Maintaining Control During Project Execution
Chapter 10: Managing the Project Interfaces
Chapter 11: Project Communication and Documentation
Chapter 12: Bringing Your Project to Successful Conclusion

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Guest More than 1 year ago
This book proved useful on many fronts. It informs and educates at the same time. I don't have time to read every book on project management, but I made time for this one and would recommend it without hesitation.
Carl242 More than 1 year ago
Nook version very poorly formatted. The book is a classic, and a great resource to someone just getting into a role of project management. However, whoever converted this to nook format seems to have just hit "convert" and done absolutely no quality control. Many headings are simply cut short, tables display incorrectly. There are also sentences where parts sentences where parts repeat themselves, which makes it very confusing. As much as the book focuses on quality of a project and not skimping on the final steps, whoever managed the project of getting this into ebook format did not follow this advice. 
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