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Project management is a critical skill across a broad range of disciplines. Yet most people, regardless of educational background, have never received training in how to plan, manage, and execute projects. Project Management Essentials, Second Edition, is the go-to book for tried and true project management skills combined with the most current ideas from Agile in a concise, up-to-date, user-friendly format. It follows the project life cycle and provides several ready-to-use templates. Readers can use this book to plan and manage a project from start to finish or as a reference for help with one particular component of project management. Alongside each template is a brief description of what each template is and why it is useful, with an example to illustrate it.
"Everyday Project Management is a practical guide for anyone new or needing to learn more about project management. Unlike many other books, it does not rely on arcane concepts and terms, and simply tells it like it is." --Todd C. Williams, President of eCameron, Inc., and author of Filling Execution Gaps and Rescue the Problem Project Everyday Project Management provides the direction you need to apply project management's time-tested tools for keeping things on time and under budget. It introduces the wide variety of tasks you will have to tackle, including assembling a team, mapping out a plan, monitoring progress, keeping your team motivated, and using appropriate planning tools, such as project management software or wall charts. In addition, you'll gain a clearer picture of the project manager's role in the conception, planning, execution, control, and completion of a project. Each chapter offers essential bite-sized nuggets of wisdom that will help you succeed, outlining the kinds of challenges you'll encounter, the interpersonal issues that will arise, and ways to stay on time and on budget in pursuit of the desired quality outcome. You'll learn how Gantt charts can keep your project on schedule, how the critical path method can be used to conserve resources, and how to juggle multiple projects, bosses, and reporting structures. Whether you are managing one project or many, this quick and easy guide to the tasks, tools, and skills of project management will carry you from project launch to project completion. Most importantly, you will learn why having a work-life balance is vital to project managers who seek long and prosperous careers.
Project management is a multidisciplinary profession requiring not only knowledge and experience but also a lot of personal skills. A project is defined as: A temporary organisation that is created for the purpose of deliv#65533;ering one or more business products according to an agreed business case (Prince2 ). A project is executed on behalf of and by people. In fact it is all about people. This book is a holistic approach of project management which not only describes items such as risk management in a very practical way but also pays attention to the project impact and psychological part. Furthermore the challenges regarding outsourcing are described in order to reduce the amount of 'surprises'.
Get a 360-degree view of digital project management. Learn proven best practices from case studies and real-world scenarios. A variety of project management tools, templates, models, and frameworks are covered. This book provides an in-depth view of digital project management from initiation to execution to monitoring and maintenance. Covering end-to-end topics from pre-sales to post-production, the book explores project management from various dimensions. Each core concept is complemented by case studies and real-world scenarios. The Complete Guide to Digital Project Management provides valuable tools for your use such as: Frameworks: governance, quality, knowledge transfer, root cause analysis, digital product evaluation, digital consulting, estimation Templates: estimation, staffing, resource induction, RACI Models: governance, estimation, pricing, digital maturity continuous execution, earned value management and effort forecast Metrics: project management, quality What You'll Learn Study best practices and failure scenarios in digital projects, including common challenges, recurring problem themes, and leading indicators of project failures Explore an in-depth discussion of topics related to project quality and project governance Understand Agile and Scrum practices for Agile execution See how to apply Quality Management in digital projects, including a quality strategy, a quality framework, achieving quality in various project phases, and quality best practices Be able to use proven metrics and KPIs to track, monitor, and measure project performance Discover upcoming trends and innovations in digital project management Read more than 20 real-world scenarios in digital project management with proven best practices to handle the scenarios, and a chapter on a digital transformation case study Who This Book Is For Software project managers, software program managers, account managers, software architects, lead developers, and digital enthusiasts