What Functional Managers Need to Know About Project Management

What Functional Managers Need to Know About Project Management

by International Institute for Learning, Harold R. Kerzner, Frank P. Saladis
     
 

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Discover how functional managers can apply the Kerzner Approach to project management

As a functional manager today, you need to become more involved in project management. That doesn't mean you need to become a project manager, but rather you need to know how to perform specific project-related tasks, work with project team members, understand each

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Discover how functional managers can apply the Kerzner Approach to project management

As a functional manager today, you need to become more involved in project management. That doesn't mean you need to become a project manager, but rather you need to know how to perform specific project-related tasks, work with project team members, understand each other's priorities and problems, and resolve issues jointly. Now here's the book that gives you everything you need to know about your role in project management clearly and succinctly.

Based on principles set forth in the bestselling Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling, Tenth Edition, this easy-to-follow guide focuses on the pivotal role you play as an executive in project management. It introduces the acclaimed Kerzner Approach, demonstrating how it empowers functional managers with the skills needed to ensure that projects are completed successfully, on time, and on budget.

The International Institute for Learning/Wiley Series in Project Management features the most innovative, tested-and-proven approaches to project management, all explained in clear, straightforward language. The series offers new perspectives on solving tough project management problems as well as practical tools for getting the job done. Each book in the series is drawn from the related IIL course and is written by noted project management experts.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118276655
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/29/2011
Series:
The IIL/Wiley Series in Project Management , #3
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
3 MB

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Meet the Author

Harold D. Kerzner, Ph.D., is Senior Executive Director at the International Institute for Learning, Inc., a global learning solutions company that conducts training for leading corporations throughout the world. He is a globally recognized expert on project, program, and portfolio management, total quality management, and strategic planning. Dr. Kerzner is the author of bestselling books and texts, including the acclaimed Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling, Tenth Edition.

FRANK P. SALADIS, PMP, is a Senior Consultant and Trainer for the International Institute for Learning, Inc. and editor of the allPM.com newsletter, a global project management publication. Mr. Saladis was awarded the 2006 Linn Stuckenbruck Person of the Year Award by the Project Management Institute. The award recognizes people who have made significant contributions to the Institute as leaders in project management. Mr. Saladis is the originator of International Project Management Day, held each year to celebrate and recognize project managers from around the world.

International Institute For Learning, Inc. (IIL), is a global leader in professional training and comprehensive consulting services in the areas of project, program, and portfolio management, PRINCE2, business analysis, Microsoft Office Project and Project Server, and Lean Six Sigma. IIL is an IIBA-endorsed education provider, a PMI charter global registered education provider, and member of PMI's Silver Alliance Circle and Corporate Council.

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