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This companion to The Complete Project Manager provides the tools you need to integrate key people, organizational, and technical skills. The core book establishes that success in any environment depends largely upon completing successful projects; this book gives you the means and methods to meet that goal. The hands-on, action-oriented tools in this book will help you develop a complete set of skills—the right set for you to excel in today’s competitive environment.
The Complete Project Manager’s Toolkit will enable you to implement the easy-to-understand, universal, powerful, and immediately applicable concepts presented in The Complete Project Manager. You may already be aware of what you need to do; this book supplies the how through:
· Examples of real people applying the concepts.
Use these tested methods to overcome environmental, personal, social, organizational, and business barriers to successful project management!
Although The Complete Project Manager’s Toolkit can be used as a stand-alone book, it is designed to complement The Complete Project Manager: Integrating People, Organizational, and Technical Skills.
The Complete Project Manager: Integrating People, Organizational, and Technical Skills is the practical guide that addresses the “soft” project management skills that are so essential to successful project, program, and portfolio management. Through a storytelling approach, the authors explain the necessary skills—and how to use them—to create an environment that supports project success. They demonstrate both the “why” and the “how” of creatively applying soft project management skills in the areas of leadership, conflict resolution, negotiations, change management, and more.
The Complete Project Manager integrates theory and application, humor and passion, and concepts and examples drawn from the authors’ experiences as well as from contributors who share their stories. The concepts are easy to understand, universal, powerful, and readily applicable. There is no complicated model to understand before practicing what you learn…or wish you had learned when starting your career. Achieve greater results through changed thinking in a way that is simple and immediately actionable! This guide has an accompanying workbook,The Complete Project Manager’s Toolkit, sold separately.
Contents Leadership and Management Skills • The Role of Humor and Fun • Personal Skills • Project Skills • Environment Skills • Organization Skills • Negotiating Skills • Political Skills • Conflict Management Skills • Sales Skills • Change Management Skills • Market and Customer Knowledge