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In today's time-pressured, cost-conscious global business environment, tight project deadlines and stringent expectations are the norm. Project Management For Dummies shows business professionals what works and what doesn't by examining the field's best practices. You can learn how to organise, estimate, and schedule projects more efficiently. 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.
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Guide your project to success from initial idea to final delivery
In today's time-pressured, cost-conscious global business environment, tight project deadlines and high expectations are the norm. Projects are now the standard way of implementing change, and project management has become a vital skill for successful business professionals. Project Management For Dummies shows you how to succeed by focusing on what you need to deliver and then how to plan and control the project in order to deliver it. You will learn how to plan, keep the project on track, manage teams and control risk. You'll even get some tipson software – including free stuff – that will make things easier for you.
Who, what and why – understanding the expectations of your project
Laying the foundations – learn to build your plans with a sturdy structure from start to finish
The selection process – see how to get the very best from your teams
Get in the driving seat – learn to take control and steer your project to success
Move onwards and upwards – how to master the basics and take your project management skills to the next level
Open the book and find:
Clear and simple explanation of powerful planning techniques
Ways to track progress and stay in control
How to identify and then control risk to protect your project
Why understanding your project's stakeholders is key
How to use technology to up your game
Tips for writing a clear and convincing business case
Advice on being an effective leader
Techniques on how to work effectively with teams and specialists
Plan, execute and deliver your projects with confidence
Stay in control to deliver on time, within budget and to the right quality
Motivate your teams to perform to their full potential
Nick Graham is a director of the consultancy and training company he founded, Inspirandum Ltd, and is a member of the Association for Project Management and of the Institute of Directors. His consultancy work has ranged from helping plan complex projects to advising senior managers on how to implement project management approaches. Nick delivers highly practical project training for companies, charities and public sector organisations throughout the UK, and worldwide.
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 organisations, and has developed and conducted training programmes for more than 50,000 management and staff.
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