Painless Project Management: A Step-by-Step Guide for Planning, Executing, and Managing Projects

Painless Project Management: A Step-by-Step Guide for Planning, Executing, and Managing Projects

by Pamela McGhee, Peter McAliney

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470117217
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/09/2007
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

PAMELA McGHEE, PMP, President and owner of McGhee Enterprises, a project management and IT consulting firm, has consulted with thousands of project managers at Fortune 500 companies. She is a long-standing faculty member at the American Management Association, where she conducts project management and IT seminars. Ms. McGhee is also an adjunct instructor at Baruch College in New York, where she teaches basic and advanced project management.

PETER McALINEY, PMP, CMC, is President of Chenery and Company, Inc., which specializes in strategy implementation and project management. He has worked with such corporations as Coca-Cola and GM, as well as with several academic institutions. He is currently developing online project management education programs and assists organizations with cross-cultural communications challenges on virtual team projects.

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Table of Contents

Preface.

PART I: THE PAINLESS FASTER, SIMPLER METHOD FOR SMALLER PROJECTS AND NEWER PROJECTS MANGERS.

Chapter 1: Introduction to Project Management.

Chapter 2: The Project Management Life Cycle, the Work Cycle, and the Business Context.

Chapter 3: Concept-Building the Business Case.

Chapter 4: Planning the Work and Working the Plan.

PART II: THE PAINLESS TRIED-AND TRUE METHOD FOR LARGER, MORE COMPLEX PROJECTS AND EXPERIENCED PROJECT MANAGERS.

Chapter 5: Developing the Project Charter fro Larger, More Complex Projects.

Chapter 6: Much, Much, More on WBSs, Networks, and Gantt Charts.

Chapter 7: Status Reporting: What to Tell, When, and to Whom.

Chapter 8: The Management Part of Project Management.

Afterword.

Appendix: Templates.

Index.

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This excellent book, written by experienced professionals, presents trusted and proven project management techniques, real-life cases, and astute risk management insight. It instills confidence, brings clarity, direction, and momentum to your mission, and ultimately guides the project manager to deliver successfully to satisfied clients. It includes a bonus set of valuable tool templates.