Successful Project Management: Applying Best Practices and Real-World Techniques with Microsoft Project: Applying Best Practices, Proven Methods, and Real-World Techniques with Microsoft Project

Successful Project Management: Applying Best Practices and Real-World Techniques with Microsoft Project: Applying Best Practices, Proven Methods, and Real-World Techniques with Microsoft Project

by Bonnie Biafore
     
 

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Learn best practices and proven methods from project management professionals—and apply these skills as you work with Microsoft Project. In this practical guide, project management expert Bonnie Biafore shows you how to manage projects efficiently and effectively, sharing the real-world experiences of project managers in several industries. You'll learn how

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Overview

Learn best practices and proven methods from project management professionals—and apply these skills as you work with Microsoft Project. In this practical guide, project management expert Bonnie Biafore shows you how to manage projects efficiently and effectively, sharing the real-world experiences of project managers in several industries. You'll learn how to put the best practices and hard-won lessons of experts to work on your critical projects.

Sharpen the skills you need to manage projects expertly—from start to finish

  • Communicate effectively with project stakeholders, management, and team members
  • Apply methods to break down the project into small, manageable pieces
  • Define work assignments, choose resources, and build project schedules
  • Accurately estimate project costs and work with a budget
  • Identify project changes and manage risks
  • Track progress and balance priorities without sacrificing quality
  • Document project history and lessons learned to help improve future projects

Project files available on the companion website.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735649804
Publisher:
Microsoft Press
Publication date:
04/01/2011
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
1,164,694
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.40(d)

Meet the Author

Bonnie Biafore has always been fascinated with math in its practical and more esoteric forms. She writes excellent and entertaining books about personal finance, investing, accounting, and project management. Her NAIC Stock Selection Handbook won major awards from the Society of Technical Communication and APEX Awards for Publication Excellence (but the raves she receives from beginning investors mean much more to her).

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