Project Planning, Scheduling & Control, 4E: A Hands-On Guide to Bringing Projects in on Time and on Budget / Edition 4

Project Planning, Scheduling & Control, 4E: A Hands-On Guide to Bringing Projects in on Time and on Budget / Edition 4

by James Lewis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071460373

ISBN-13: 9780071460378

Pub. Date: 12/15/2005

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

The classic project manager's handbook, with new chapters and insights that demystify the new PM tools and the PMP® exam

Project Planning, Scheduling, and Control has been the standard guidebook for project managers for more than 15 years. Addressing the key issues you face every day, Jim Lewis's benchmark book brings the subject alive with

Overview

The classic project manager's handbook, with new chapters and insights that demystify the new PM tools and the PMP® exam

Project Planning, Scheduling, and Control has been the standard guidebook for project managers for more than 15 years. Addressing the key issues you face every day, Jim Lewis's benchmark book brings the subject alive with accessible, nontechnical questions, step-by-step guidelines, and real-world examples and applications. This revised, updated, and expanded fourth edition provides an applications-oriented understanding of the issues you must confront and important tips for passing the Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam.

James P. Lewis, Ph.D., is the founder of The Lewis Institute, Inc., a training and consulting company specializing in project management, and an adjunct professor at the University of Management and Technology. Over the past two decades, Dr. Lewis has trained more than 30,000 supervisors and managers in the United States, Europe, Asia, and throughout the world. He has written 12 influential books on project management, including Project Leadership, The Project Manager's Desk Reference, The Project Manager's Survival Guide, and others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071460378
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
12/15/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
550
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.17(d)

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Table of Contents

Section One: Introduction to Project Management.

Chapter 1: An Introduction to Project Management.

Chapter 2: Getting Your Organization to Accept Project Management.

Chapter 3: The Role of the Project Manager.

Chapter 4: Whole-Brain Project Management.

Section Two: Project Definition.

Chapter 5: The Headless Chicken Project (and How to Avoid It).

Section Three: Project Planning.

Chapter 6: Project Strategy: You Can't Develop a Good Implementation Plan Unless You First Have a Proper Game Plan.

Chapter 7: Developing an Implementation Plan.

Chapter 8: Managing Project Risk.

Chapter 9: Practical Project Scheduling.

Managing the Project - Control.

Chapter 10: Keeping the Project on Track - Control.

Section Five: Other Issues in Project Management.

Chapter 11: Managing Multiple Projects.

Chapter 12: Developing a Project Methodology.

Section Six: Managing People and Teams.

Chapter 13: Exercising Leadership as a Project Manager.

Chapter 14: How to Motivate Almost Anyone.

(and more...)

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