You don't have to be an MBA to learn the principles of project management! This book gives you comprehensive, easy-to-understand guidelines for getting your projects done on time and under budget.
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Sunny and Kim Baker have been helping guide marketing and business-development projects for companies of all sizes since 1984. Their consulting company specializes in coordinating marketing programs, starting companies, launching new products, and reengineering corporations for efficiency.
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Book Description Alpha, 2000. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: I. PROJECT MANAGEMENT POWER. 1. Projects, Projects Everywhere. Why You Need a New Project-Oriented Outlook. All Projects Are Work, but Not All Work Is a Project. Above and Beyond the Ordinary Work. If It's Not a Project, It's Just Plain Work. Project Success: A Balance Among Time, Resources, Results, and Perceptions. It's Not Magic. They're Not Always Created Equal. How Many Projects Are You Responsible For? All Projects Great and Small. The Next Step. 2. The Processes That Work. Why Do You Need to Learn About Project Management? What Is Project Management All About? Tools for Modern Times. All Projects Mundane and Marvelous. Can Project Management Help You? The Five Processes of Project Management. A Rose by Any Other Name. How the Project Processes Work Together Over Time. Project Lifecycles Versus Product Lifecycles. Not Just the Same Old Routine. 3. The Rules of the Project Game. Universal Project Success Criteria. Project FailureThe Reasons Are Simple. 12 Golden Rules of Project Management Success. Keep Your Eyes on the Prize. 4. You? A Project Manager? The Accidental Project Manager. Dealing with Dual Responsibilities. What Do You Need to Do? The Leadership Roles of the Project Manager. The Seven Traits of Good Project Managers. Be the Best Leader You Can Be. II. THE PROJECT INITIATION PROCESSES. 5. Identifying Stakeholders and Defining Their Roles. Start by Identifying the Stakeholders. The Stakeholder Roles. The Other Implementation Team MembersWho Are They? Working Together: The Magic Success Formula. 6. Selecting the Projects That Are Worth Doing. The First Step in Project Initiation: Deciding What to Do. Telling Good from Bad. Eight Steps to Determine the Most. Important Projects. The Project Charter Gets Things Going. So, How Will It All Get Done? 7. Scoping Out the Goals for a Project. Why Bother with the Goals? I Know What. I Want to Do! Clear Project Goals Make Sense to Everyone. The Primary Goals of Every Project. Six Criteria for Setting Great Goals. Establishing Goals Step-by-Step. Project Scope. Seeing Eye to Eye. 8. Understanding Risks and Constraints. Risk Management IsPart of Your Job. Constraints Versus Risks on the Project. Look at the Upside and the Downside. Risky Business. The Three Types of Risk. Constraints to Consider. The Basics of Risk Management. Keep a Weather Eye. III. THE PROJECT PLANNING PROCESSES. 9. The Breakdown of Tasks: What Really Needs to Be Done? The All-Important Task. Tasks: What Exactly Are They? A Tisket, a Task . Over and Over Again. The Work Plan and Your Project. Five Steps to the Work Plan. The WBS. Levels and the WBS. Criteria for Ensuring Quality Work. 10. The Network Diagram: A Map for Your Project. What's a Network Diagram? Why Do I Need a Network Diagram? The WBS and the Network Diagram. Precedence Relationships in a Project Network. How It Works: Symbols and Conventions. Diagramming the Relationships. Five Steps to Create a Network Diagram. Complex Time Relationships for Critical Projects. When Is Enough Enough? Slaying the Goliaths of Project Networks. When Is a Network a Waste of Time? Three Major Network Methods and Others You May Encounter. 11. Getting What You Need: Supplies, Equipment, and Other Stuff. The Seven Resources You Need. Three More Things to Consider. Planning for Outside Vendors, Contractors, and Suppliers. Talking Turkey. Choosing the Outside Sources and Suppliers. The Ghost in the Machine. Don't Skimp on the Team's Needs. From the Plan to the Stuff. 12. Building a Winning Implementation Team. From Core Team to Complete Team. The Complete Implementation Team: The Worker Bees on the Project. People First, Please. Matching Skills to. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0028639200
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