The Essence of Project Management

The 20% that creates 80% of the value
par Patrick Johnsson
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60 pages
Langue:
 English
This book "cuts through the muck" of endless Project Management Books with carefully picked "Golden Nuggets" of information from the author´s own knowledge and experience.
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Content

  1. The Reasons for Project Management Failure 
    1. The Three Villains 
    2. The Three Heroes 
  2. The Project Management Context 
    1. Vision, Strategy, Programme, Portfolio, Project & Tasks 
    2. Project Frameworks and Certifications 
  3. Key Project Management Tools 
    1. The Project Management Compass 
    2. The Project Management Toolbox – Mechanics 
    3. The Project Management Toolbox – Leadership 
  4. Concluding Remarks 

This book "cuts through the muck" of endless Project Management Books with carefully picked "Golden Nuggets" of information from the author's own knowledge and experience. Using a funnel approach, this book will introduce some over-arching concepts and important contexts, such as the connections with Business Strategy, Stage Gate Project Models and Portfolio Management Office, and then focus in on the key Project Management Tools.

About the author

Patrick Jonsson has a double degree from Stockholm School of Economics, has lived in eight countries around the globe and has had an international life and career. Throughout his whole career he has been running Projects and been involved in many types of projects both on the business and IT side. It was after putting together a pragmatic and well-functioning Portfolio Management Office in a complex matrix structure that he decided to write this book. Patrick is half Swedish, half Irish and married to a Danish woman. He currently lives in Copenhagen, Denmark and is working as Market Manager owning the whole Supply Chain perspective in a company within Building Distribution.