Hands-On Project Management Principles and Concepts

9780974590202: Hands-On Project Management Principles and Concepts
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"Hands-On Project Management, Principles and Concepts" introduces the reader to the principles, concepts, tools and techniques of project management. It has nine chapters and 274 pages of A4+ format, which is equal to around 600 pages of regular printing format. Each chapter expands upon PMBOK© (knowledge areas) and provides additional examples for practical and theoretical aspects of "hands on project management." It provides actual examples; tested techniques, tools, and methodologies; and raises and answers many frequently asked questions.

Every chapter has a number of diagrams, documents, tables, and graphs that help a reader to understand subjects, recommended tools and techniques and utilize them.

Examples in the book cover scope management, resource allocation and utilization, time and cost estimate techniques, risk quantification, procurement, quality and communication management.

Some of the document samples are:

"Project Charter, Statement of Work, WBS, Code Structure, Weighting System Matrix, Bid Sum, Proposal, Notice of Award, Change Request Form, Letter of Acceptance, Resource Allocation Matrix, Project Resource Requirements List, Resource Evaluation Form, Project Activity List, Project Network Diagram, Earned Value Analysis, Risk Catalog, Risk Definition Matrix, Risk Response Matrix, Check List, Cost/Benefit Analysis, Project Documentation Matrix, Project Communication Matrix, Status Report, Performance Report, Communication Log, etc.

"Hands-on Project Management: Principles and Concepts" book is designed for project management professionals, functional managers, account managers, program and operations managers, coordinators, team leaders, engineers, and students. It provides materials for managers at all levels; from those who want to begin using project management practices to those eager to refine their managerial skills. For project manager professionals this book will serve as a reference guide that will support their everyday activities.

The book is easy to understand. It presents material in logical way. I recommend it as a reference source and training manual. "Hands on Project Management: Principles and Concepts" will teach you tried and trusted tools and techniques and, I believe, make you a more efficient and effective project manager.

Mike Marco, PMP, MBA

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About the Author:

Mike Marco has been managing IT and manufacturing projects worldwide for more then 10 years. He is a founder of eConsulting Group, Inc., a company dedicated to training and consulting in the field of project management. His mission is very simple. It is about learning, teaching and utilizing project management.

He strongly believes in "hands on" approach while presenting project management subjects through his seminars. Currently, he lives and works in Chicago, IL.

Mike Marco holds MBA degree from Andrews University, MI and PMP certification from Project Management Institute.

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