"A landmark book, indispensable for todays versatile projectmanager." Doug DeCarlo, Principal, The Doug DeCarlo Group
In previous editions, this book has established itself as thedefinitive guide to effective project management. Now, with thismajor revision, it's updated to reflect significant changes inproject management practices over the last few years. Written againby Robert K. Wysocki and a new coauthor, Rudd McGary, this bookcovers traditional methods of project management as well asadaptive and extreme approaches. Unlike other project managementbooks that simply give abstract advice, this timely book mentorsyou through a series of real-world exercises and adheres to theProject Management Institute's (PMI) Body of Knowledge, 2000Edition.
Effective Project Management is packed with thought-provokingdiscussion questions related to the chapter materials and casestudy as well as an abundance of exercises.
The material covers:
Traditional project management, including risk assessment andcontrol
Generating, building, and representing the Work BreakdownStructure
Estimating duration, resource requirements, and cost
Constructing and analyzing the project network diagram
Organizing and conducting the Joint Project Planningsession
Project portfolio management, including prioritizingprojects
THE CD-ROM contains case study files that reinforce theprinciples and skills discussed in the book, PowerPoint®slides of every figure and table in the book, and Microsoft®Project 2002, 120 Day Trial Edition.