The Practical Guide to Project Management

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82 pages
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This book is designed to help you understand the theory, tools, techniques and key success factors for you to succeed in your projects.
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Christine has over 30 years of multinational company experience. She has worked for many years as Project Manager in large international systems implementations around Europe and has been based in Switzerland since 1998. She speaks Danish, English, French, Italian and German fluently, and h...

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This book is designed to help you understand the theory, tools, techniques and key success factors for you to succeed in your projects. We will be looking at all aspects of managing projects – from the technical checklists to the soft skills that are essential for a Project Manager to succeed.

  • Preface
  1. Introduction
    1. The Project Process
    2. The Importance of a Project Management Process
    3. Project Definition
    4. Project Management Definition
  2. Initiation
    1. Project Criticality
    2. Project Type (Complexity)
    3. Scope Statement
    4. Smart Objectives
    5. Project Charter
    6. Sponsors
    7. Stakeholders
    8. Requirements
  3. Agile and Scrum
    1. Agile Project Management
    2. Scrum and “Sprints”
    3. Scrum Roles
    4. Scrum Teams
    5. Scrum Events
    6. Scrum Artifacts or Tools
    7. Scrum Reporting
  4. Project Planning
    1. Project Planning Checklist
    2. Kick-Off Meeting
    3. Work Breakdown Structure
    4. Network Diagram
    5. Gantt Chart
    6. Managing Risks
    7. Teams
  5. Execution
    1. Conflicts
    2. Managing Changes in Projects
    3. Resistance to Change
    4. How to Influence Others?
  6. Control and Report
    1. Communication
    2. Listening
    3. Reporting
    4. Managing Delays
    5. Escalation
    6. Negotiating Rational Delays
    7. Team Meetings
  7. Project or Phase Close
  8. References

Great- SImple and basic and great for anyone starting out in the PM world. I shared with my recently hired PM who is coming from a totally different field.
2 octobre 2013
Very simple but very helpful. Content is comprehensible and good choice of words too.
15 septembre 2013
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