Project Workout: A Toolkit for reaping the rewards from all your business projects (3rd Edition)

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Robert Buttrick's book is an invaluable, lucid and practical guide to a crucial area of management, which has been crying out for the treatment it receives in these pages" Robert Heller Put yourself and your business through the Project Workout to direct and manage projects that will deliver results, drive change and improve the health of your business. Supported by the Project Workout Live online resource, The Project Workout shows you how to: *Measure critical success factors in any project *Diagnose and address any potential difficulties of implementation *Master a staged framework for managing a successful project *Develop the soft (interpersonal) and hard (structured management) skills of the project manager *Analyze your project as a single entity, and also manage a portfolio of projects *Assess your resource strategy and management effectively *Improve your project tracking and delivery This 3rd edition of the definitive book on business-led program and project management offers help at every stage, from building a project team right up to reaping the rewards of a timely and successful project. It will be a valuable companion for project managers and executives at any level, and a comprehensive resource for students of project management. Projects are an important strategic management tool and a way of life for every businessperson. But how do you get started and ensure a successful outcome? This book takes the reader step by step through project management, acting as a companion and guide to ultimate project success. "The Project Workout is an important book, taking a lead role in growing a new generation of professional project managers." Oded Cohen, The Goldratt Institute.

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¿Robert Buttrick's book is an invaluable, lucid and practical guide to a crucial area of management, which has been crying out for the treatment it receives in these pages" 

Robert Heller

 

¿The Project Workout introduces ways of thinking and working which deal with uncertainty and risk by providing a practical, top to bottom guide to making business-led project management work for you and your organization.¿

Peter Ellwood, Chairman, Imperial Chemical Industries PLC

 

¿This book is all about the hard business issues of increasing customer satisfaction, creating a happier workforce and ultimately increasing profits. I commend it to all leaders who lie awake at night struggling with these issues.¿

Greg Clarke, Chief Executive, Lend Lease Group

 

"The Project Workout is an important book, taking a lead role in growing a new generation of professional project managers."

Oded Cohen, The Goldratt Institute.

 

¿One of the best introductions to managing behavior and dealing with culture in organizations I've seen in a long time, and the lessons it delivers offer insights for veteran HRIS professionals and managers as well as first-time project leaders.¿

Robert H. Stambaugh, President, Kapa¿a Associates, USA

 

¿An essential read for all project professionals who are looking for practical support and advice.¿ 

Dr Christopher Worsley, Chief Executive, CITI Limited

 

The Project Workout is a valuable executive companion which shows you how to drive your business forward by using benefit-led project and program management effectively.

Supported by itsonline resource, this book shows you how to:

  • improve project tracking and delivery
  • manage a portfolio of projects successfully
  • measure critical success factors in any project
  • diagnose and address any implementation challenges
  • master a staged framework for managing successful projects
  • develop the 'soft' and 'hard' skills of the project sponsor and manager.

About the Author:

Robert Buttrick currently works for Cable & Wireless as well as providing independent consulting advice on programme and project management. He is a frequent contributor to conferences. He also writes articles, including a series in Project Manager Today. Robert is a chartered engineer, Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and Member of the Association of MBAs. He retains links with his former Business School, Henley Management College.

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