Project Management: Best Practices for IT Professionals / Edition 1

Project Management: Best Practices for IT Professionals / Edition 1

by Richard Murch
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130219142

ISBN-13: 9780130219145

Pub. Date: 10/09/2000

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Master project management, today's most critical business skill!

Project management leadership is today's #1 business skill. Talented, knowledgeable project managers command the best assignments and compensation: they are the future leaders of business. But expert project managers aren't born that way: they've learned specific, proven techniques and strategies for

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Master project management, today's most critical business skill!

Project management leadership is today's #1 business skill. Talented, knowledgeable project managers command the best assignments and compensation: they are the future leaders of business. But expert project managers aren't born that way: they've learned specific, proven techniques and strategies for achieving outstanding results. In Project Management, Richard Murch shares those techniques and strategies. Whether you're managing your first project, or you're an experienced project manager facing tough, new challenges, Project Management offers expert solutions. You'll find coverage of all this, and more:

  • The fundamentals of project management, planning, reporting, team building, and team leadership
  • The project lifecycle: planning, analysis, design, construction, testing, rollout, and beyond
  • Responding to constant changes in market conditions, resources, requirements, and schedules
  • Mastering today's latest rapid development management techniques
  • Managing risks and problems more effectively
  • Handling the unique challenges of IT and knowledge management
  • Leveraging Internet and intranet-based project management tools and resources

At last, there's a single source for all the expertise project managers need to be successful! Next time you're called upon to do the impossible—and do it yesterday—reach for the one book that can help you make it happen: Project Management by Richard Murch.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130219145
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
10/09/2000
Series:
Harris Kern Enterprise Computing Institute Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Evolution of Project Management3
Ch. 2Basic Skills for Project Managers'13
Ch. 3Project Planning and Reporting27
Ch. 4Project Teams43
Ch. 5Project Lifecycle Overview57
Ch. 6Project Planning Phase69
Ch. 7Analysis and Design Phases79
Ch. 8Construction Phase99
Ch. 9Test Planning and Preparation107
Ch. 10Roll-out Planning and Implementation Phase125
Ch. 11Project Management Methodologies137
Ch. 12Managing Rapid Application Development147
Ch. 13Managing Risks161
Ch. 14Managing Problems175
Ch. 15Other Techniques187
Ch. 16Knowledge Management203
Ch. 17Project Management and the Internet211
App. ASoftware Engineering Institute221
App. BProject Management Institute225
App. CAdditional Project Management Resources231
App. DA Sample Crisis Plan237
Index240

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