From the Back Cover
CAN YOU MANAGE WITHOUT THIS TRIED AND TESTED GUIDE?
If you could deliver your projects on time, within budget, and in-line with the customers expectations, would you? Of course you would. This book shows you how to master the techniques of effective project management so that your projects deliver what you want, every time. The book is ideal for project managers to use as a ready reference and problem solver while engaged in managing projects. And this new edition now follows the worlds most popular and most reliable methodology for project management from the Project Management Institute (PMI), and so it is an ideal companion for anyone preparing for the Institutes exams, both PMP and CAPM.
The Definitive Guide to Project Management shows you, step by step, how to deliver your projects in the right way at the right time, from scoping the project through to risk management, quality control and prioritisation. As well as outlining all the processes and techniques you will need to become a successful project manager, it can help you gain that extra edge by showing you how to manage one of the most important components of any project, the people, and how to navigate the politics that often surround important projects. Since business operates in the real world, which is unpredictable, it also shows you how to spot potential problems and how to cope with any difficulties that do crop up.
This is an extremely practical book and you can put its advice into practice immediately. Inside you will find key questions, templates and action checklists to help you at each stage of your well-executed project.
This best-selling book provides a unique single reference source for project managers and anyone else who needs to know about project management. It provides top tips and easy-to-apply guidance in all key aspects of project management. With The Definitive Guide to Project Management, you can deliver results on time, every time.
NOW FULLY COMPLIANT WITH THE PMI'S PMBOK EXAMS.
About the Author
Sebastian Nokes is a management consultant and has written and edited several management books. He regularly project-manages programmes of a range of sizes, from smaller projects to multi-million pound projects. He is a member of the PMI and has the Institutes PMP certification.