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Effective Project Management: Traditional, Adaptive, Extreme, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

Effective Project Management: Traditional, Adaptive, Extreme, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

by Robert K. Wysocki


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ISBN-13: 9780470042618
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/18/2006
Edition description: Revised Edition
Pages: 672
Product dimensions: 7.42(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.35(d)

About the Author

Robert K. Wysocki, Ph.D., has over 40 years' experience as a project management consultant and trainer, information systems manager, systems and management consultant, and training developer and provider. He is the founder of Enterprise Information Insights, Inc., a project management consulting and training practice. Wysocki has also written 15 books on project management and information systems management.

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Fourth Edition.



Part I: Traditional Project Management.

Chapter 1: What Is a Project?

Chapter 2: Traditional, Adaptive, Extreme: A Dynamic Project Management Landscape.

Chapter 3: Defining the Project.

Chapter 4: Building the Work Breakdown Structure.

Chapter 5: Estimating Duration, Resource Requirements, and Cost.

Chapter 6: Constructing and Analyzing the Project Network Diagram.

Chapter 7: Finalizing the Schedule and Cost Based on Resource Availability.

Chapter 8: The Need to Plan: Conducting the Joint Project Planning Session.

Chapter 9: Building and Managing an Effective Project Team.

Chapter 10: Monitoring and Reporting Project Progress.

Chapter 11: Closing Out the Project.

Chapter 12: Critical Chain Project Management.

Part II: Adaptive Project Framework.

Chapter 13: Introduction to the Adaptive Project Framework.

Chapter 14: Version Scope.

Chapter 15: Cycle Plan.

Chapter 16: Cycle Build.

Chapter 17: Client Checkpoint.

Chapter 18: Post-Version Review.

Chapter 19: Extreme Project Management and Other Variations to APF.

Part III: Organizational Considerations.

Chapter 20: Project Portfolio Management.

Chapter 21: Project Support Office.

Epilogue: Putting It All Together Finally.

Appendix A: What’s on the Web Site?

Appendix B: Bibliography.


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