Your Project Management Coach
Best Practices for Managing Projects in the Real World
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: February 2012
Pages: 552

If you manage projects, meet your coach!

Many projects fail to deliver "on time and within budget."?Thesefailures are often the result of poor project management skills.Your Project Management Coach provides a hands-on, pragmaticapproach to solving real-world project management problems. Usingrichly illustrated case examples, the authors show how to applyproven project management techniques to achieve optimum results.The companion website provides forms and templates you can use toput the ideas in the book into action. Whether you're anexperienced project manager looking for specific solutions or arenew to project management, you'll find a gold mine of practical,field-tested advice.

What you will learn

  • Elements that define a project, including the problem, goal,objectives, and success criteria

  • How to plan a project, including how to identify and estimatethe work and cost

  • Best practices for building a realistic schedule, using workestimates, resource availability, and more

  • How to manage quality, risk, and change

  • Techniques for evaluating progress and performance

  • Methods for balancing scope, time, and cost, as well asresources, quality, and risk

  • Why you want to document lessons learned and archive projectinformation

  • When your organization needs a project management office orproject portfolio management

You can also use this book to assist in your preparation for thePMP Certification Exam.

Visit www.wiley.com/go/ProjMgmtCoach to find sample projectmanagement documents, a link to the authors' blog, and more

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