Project Management for Mere MortalsAr strips away the myths and mysteries of effective project management, giving you the skills, tools, and insights to succeed with your next projectaand every project after that. Long-time project manager and trainer, Claudia Baca, walks you through all five process groups of project management: initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and controlling, and closing. Baca examines each process group from the perspectives of the working project manager and team member, highlighting the organizational issues most likely to arise and offering proven solutions. For each process group, she presents tools you can start using right nowaand demonstrates those tools at work in a realistic running case study. This guide takes you from the absolute basics through advanced techniques, such as measures of performance and change control. Youall learn how to ac Accurately scope projects and build workable timetables ac Create trustworthy budgets and use them to manage your project ac Organize work assignments for maximum efficiency ac Build project teams, and keep them motivated ac Intelligently assess quality goals, and decide ahow good it has to bea ac Identify and mitigate the real risks your project will encounter ac Control changes and stay on track, no matter what surprises occur ac Close projects successfully, and learn lessons for future projects ac Gain crucial skills youall need for PMI certificationThis guide takes you from the absolute basics through advanced techniques, such as measures of performance and change control.
|Title||:||Project Management for Mere Mortals|
|Publisher||:||Pearson Education - 2007-06-25|