Project Management For Dummies: Edition 4

Sold by John Wiley & Sons
11
Free sample

The bestselling "bible" of project management

In today's time-crunched, cost-conscious global business environment, tight project deadlines and stringent expectations are the norm. Now with 25 percent new and updated content, Project Management For Dummies introduces you to the principles of successful project management and shows you how to motivate any team to gain maximum productivity.

You'll learn how to organize, estimate, and schedule projects efficiently and effectively. You'll also discover how to manage deliverables, issue changes, assess risks, maintain communications, and live up to expectations by making the most of the latest technology and software—and by avoiding common problems that can trip up even the best project managers.

  • The latest information on measuring project management ROI and value to the organization (and customers)
  • Managing Continuous Process Improvement
  • Examples of formats used for different aspects of project management
  • Managing distressed projects and managing multiple team projects
  • Hierarchical decomposition and how it can dramatically improve the effectiveness of project planning and control
  • The latest trend of embracing the use of social media to drive efficiency and improve socialization
  • New information on managing and resolving conflicts that occur during a project
  • Explanations of concepts tested in the PMP® certification exam with study tips and practices to help you pass

Project Management For Dummies gives professionals like you everything you need to be successful project managers.

(PMI, CAPM, PMP, and Project Management Professional are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.)

Read more

About the author

Stanley E. Portny is a project management consultant and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®). He has provided training and consultation to more than 150 public and private organizations, and he has developed and conducted training programs for more than 50,000 management and staff personnel.

Read more

Reviews

4.6
11 total
Loading...

Additional Information

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
Read more
Published on
Apr 9, 2013
Read more
Pages
408
Read more
ISBN
9781118497135
Read more
Language
English
Read more
Genres
Business & Economics / Project Management
Political Science / Public Affairs & Administration
Read more
Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
Read more
Read Aloud
Available on Android devices
Read more

Reading information

Smartphones and Tablets

Install the Google Play Books app for Android and iPad/iPhone. It syncs automatically with your account and allows you to read online or offline wherever you are.

Laptops and Computers

You can read books purchased on Google Play using your computer's web browser.

eReaders and other devices

To read on e-ink devices like the Sony eReader or Barnes & Noble Nook, you'll need to download a file and transfer it to your device. Please follow the detailed Help center instructions to transfer the files to supported eReaders.
Nick Graham
The fast and easy way to perfect your project management skills

Whatever your profession, effective project management skills are crucial to developing a successful business career. In Project Management Essentials For Dummies, you'll find all the information and guidance you need to plan your projects with confidence and deliver them on time. This comprehensive resource will help you unlock the keys to project management success, gain the know-how to assess your strengths and weaknesses to maximise your project management potential, find proven ways to motivate your project team, and so much more.

In today's challenging business environment, professionals are increasingly working within tight timeframes and constricted budgets, and striving to deliver projects under a range of high-pressure scenarios. Thankfully, Project Management Essentials For Dummies shows you how to put out the fires igniting your workspace and explains how easy it is to organise, estimate and schedule projects more efficiently. In no time, you'll be managing deliverables, assessing risks, maintaining communications, making the most of your resources and utilising time-saving technologies like a project management ninja!

Understand how to develop your plans around a sturdy structure — from start to finish Discover how to select the right people and get the very best from your team Recognise ways to take control and steer your projects to success Get up to speed on mastering the basics of project management

If you're a business professional looking to take your project management skills to new heights — but don't want to get bogged down with forehead-scratching jargon and complex methodologies — Project Management Essentials For Dummies has everything you need to get up and running fast.

Nick Graham
©2018 GoogleSite Terms of ServicePrivacyDevelopersArtistsAbout Google
By purchasing this item, you are transacting with Google Payments and agreeing to the Google Payments Terms of Service and Privacy Notice.