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The Definitive Guide to Project Management: The fast track to getting the job done on time and on budget (2nd Edition) 2nd Edition

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ISBN-10: 0273710974
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CAN YOU MANAGE WITHOUT THIS TRIED AND TESTED GUIDE?

 

If you could deliver your projects on time, within budget, and in-line with the customer’s 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 world’s 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 Institute’s 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 Institute’s PMP certification.

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Product Details

  • Series: Financial Times Series
  • Paperback: 376 pages
  • Publisher: FT Press; 2 edition (September 5, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0273710974
  • ISBN-13: 978-0273710974
  • Product Dimensions: 6.7 x 0.7 x 9.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,780,056 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By Rhys Tague on December 11, 2013
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This book is from a "The Definitive Guide" series. This like the rest of the books, are simple enough, yet complicated enough so you understand the basics and the advance concepts of focused area. This is a great resource on project management and gives you great instruction and guidance on the various elements it entails.
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I used this book during my PMP prep and it is very well written and an excellent resource. It is also a great reference for those wanting to understand the project management process as it pertains to the PMBOK.
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Project Management is quite complicated. This book is written in plain english, easy to understand and affordable. I recommend it.
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Used this book on my own and passed, once you put in the effort of reading this, you wont need a lecturer.
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I had the e-book of this in a class, and it was so hard to read I got this. SOOOO much easier. Maybe I'm old-fashioned, but looking at figures sideways in an e-book can give me neck cramps.
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