A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge


Author: Project Management Institute

Publisher: Project Management Inst

ISBN: 9781935589679

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 589

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Presents the fundamentals of project management as they apply to a wide variety of projects, covering such topics as project life cycles, scope definition, activity schedules, risk identification, and stakeholder management.

The AMA Handbook of Project Management

Author: Paul C. Dinsmore,Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin

Publisher: AMACOM

ISBN: 0814433405

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 576

View: 7131


A must-read for any project management professional or student. Projects are the life blood of any organization. Revised to reflect the latest changes to A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK(R)) and the Project Management Professional Exam(R), the fourth edition of The AMA Handbook of Project Management provides readers with a clear overview of a complex discipline. Covering everything from individual projects to programs and strategic alignment, it addresses: Project initiation and planning Communication and interpersonal skills Scheduling, budgeting and meeting business objectives Managing political and resource issues Implementing a PMO Measuring value and competencies. The book compiles essays and advice from the field's top professionals and features new chapters on stakeholder management, agile project management, program management, project governance, knowledge management, and more. Updated with fresh examples, case studies and solutions to specific project management dilemmas, it remains an essential reference to the critical concepts and theories all project managers must master.

Contemporary Project Management

Author: Timothy Kloppenborg

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305177460

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 480

View: 9811


Teach students to master the most proven methods in project management as well as exciting new techniques emerging from current industry and today's most recent research with Kloppenborg's CONTEMPORARY PROJECT MANAGEMENT, 3E. This text introduces time-tested manual techniques and progressive automated techniques, all consistent with the latest PMBOK Guide and integrated with Microsoft Project 2013. The book's focused approach is ideal for project management courses in both upper-level undergraduate and MBA-level programs. Students practice manual techniques to ensure that they fully grasp the principles behind the methods before learning to use Microsoft Project 2013, which is fully integrated into nine chapters of this edition, to complete tasks. Throughout the text, students have opportunities to build strong portfolios to showcase their skills in future interviews as they create specific deliverables for real-world projects, whether from working by themselves or as part of a group. To ensure that students understand the established standards in project management today and to prepare them to become Certified Project Management Professionals (PMP) if they choose, all content in CONTEMPORARY PROJECT MANAGEMENT is consistent with the knowledge areas and processes of the fifth edition of the PMBOK Guide. For quick reference, a list at the beginning of each chapter highlights the PMBOK topics covered, and all glossary definitions are consistent with the PMBOK Guide. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Information Technology as a Facilitator of Social Processes in Project Management and Collaborative Work

Author: Bagwell, Timothy C.,Cropf, Robert A.,Foster-Gadkari, Sheryl L.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1522534725

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 217

View: 354


Project management (PM), as a discipline, has been undergoing an incremental inclusion of theories, techniques, and processes fromfields related to organizational behavior. Parallel to this has been the dominance of Information Technology (IT) projects within the field of Project Management. Information Technology as a Facilitator of Social Processes in Project Management and Collaborative Work provides emerging research that bridges the gap between IT and project management. While highlighting the importance of Information Technology and the social process of work, the readers will learn how project management applies techniques to achieve objectives through IT projects. This book is an important resource for project managers, executives, IT managers, consultants, students, and educators.

Mastering Project Management Strategy and Processes

Proven Methods to Meet Organizational Goals

Author: Randal Wilson

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 0133854302

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

View: 6840


Randal Wilson gives managers powerful insights and tools for structuring and managing any project based on business strategy and how that project will be used. Starting with project objectives, it demonstrates how to establish processes that optimally group actions at each stage of the project lifecycle -- thereby maximizing the likelihood of success. Mastering Project Management Strategy and Processes is part of a new series of six cutting-edge project management guides for both working practitioners and students. Like all books in this series, it offers deep practical insight into the successful design, management, and control of complex modern projects. Using real case studies and proven applications, expert authors show how multiple functions and disciplines can and must be integrated to achieve a successful outcome. Individually, these books focus on realistic, actionable solutions, not theory. Together, they provide comprehensive guidance for working project managers at all levels, as well as indispensable knowledge for anyone pursuing PMI/PMBOK certification or other accreditation in the field.

Agile Project Management

Essentials from the Project Management Journal

Author: Project Management Journal

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118586735

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 229

View: 1623


The development of the Agile Movement, whatever the area ofapplication or discipline, comes from the famous “faster,cheaper, better" maxim. As such, the agile manufacturing paradigmrests on four principles: response to change and uncertainty,supplying highly customized products, synthesis of diversetechnologies, and intra-enterprise and inter-enterpriseintegration. For the reader interested in agile project management applications,response to changes, and transformations and its impact on managingprojects, this book is a must-read. Various insights are covered,including: how to master complexity and changes in projects, economy, andsociety; how interaction between the project management team and projectowners can influence risk management; how to move beyond the traditional mechanistic projectmanagement approach; how to include agile principles into an improved LogicalFramework Analysis structure; what the impact is of agile principles on projectmanagement organizations what kind of innovative project management practice supportsagile principles; and much more.

A Project Manager's Book of Forms

A Companion to the PMBOK Guide

Author: Cynthia Snyder Stackpole

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118000250

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 256

View: 8090


This source book of forms and procedures for using them follows exactly the content of the PMBOK® Guide. It provides a road-map approach so readers know exactly where they are and what forms precede and follow their current position on a project. The volume contains forms in hard copy for reproduction as well as in an accompanying CD for use and customization by a wide variety of project managers, consultants, and other associated professionals. (PMBOK is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.)

CISA Certified Information Systems Auditor All-in-One Exam Guide, Fourth Edition

Author: Peter H. Gregory

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1260458814

Category: Computers

Page: 752

View: 2293


Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. This up-to-date self-study system delivers complete coverage of every topic on the 2019 version of the CISA exam The latest edition of this trusted resource offers complete,up-to-date coverage of all the material included on the latest release of the Certified Information Systems Auditor exam. Written by an IT security and audit expert, CISA Certified Information Systems Auditor All-in-One Exam Guide, Fourth Edition covers all five exam domains developed by ISACA®. You’ll find learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, practice exam questions, and in-depth explanations. Designed to help you pass the CISA exam with ease, this comprehensive guide also serves as an essential on-the-job reference for new and established IS auditors. COVERS ALL EXAM TOPICS, INCLUDING: • IT governance and management • Information systems audit process • IT service delivery and infrastructure • Information asset protection Online content includes: • 300 practice exam questions • Test engine that provides full-length practice exams and customizable quizzes by exam topic