Effective Project Management Traditional, Agile, Extreme

ISBN-10: 111801619X

ISBN-13: 9781118016190

Edition: 6th 2012

Authors: Robert K. Wysocki

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The Sixth Edition of Effective Project Management provides updated and expanded coverage of all major project management techniques, including: Traditional: including bothLinear and Incremental methods. Agile: including Iterative and Adaptive methods. Extreme. This Sixth edition provides more than 50 pages of new material, including a new chapter on career and professional development for project managers.#xA0;#xA0; The author retains his winning approach to the material, which includes#xA0;step-by-step processes, and related tools and templates to support both practitioners and students. Highlights of the new edition include:#xA0; A more condensed and better sequenced topic presentation New chapter: What is Project Management? New chapter: Career and Professional Development of Project Managers Integrate Critical Chain Project Management into the chapter on Traditional Project Management Introduction of the Requirements Management Life Cycle as the key driver for selecting a best fit PMLC Expansion of the chapter on the Project Support Office to discuss supporting process, project, program, and portfolio New Appendix: Glossary of Abbreviations Enriched collateral materials: Integrate additional lecture slides Enriched case study exercises Improved chapter discussion questions #xA0;As with previous editions of this book, the author provides readers---both professionals and students--with a#xA0;comprehensive, step-by-step guide to effective project management techniques,#xA0;including in-depth case studies.#xA0;#xA0;He presents the pros and cons of these methods so readers can decide the best method for managing specific types of projects.#xA0; The author#xA0;also shows how to select and use best-of-breed project management tools and templates for each management task. The companion website provides accompanying exercises and solutions,#xA0;plus PowerPoint slides for all figures/tables, to support instructors and students.
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Book details

List price: $66.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Limited
Publication date: 10/11/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 816
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.574
Language: English

Defining and Using Project Management Process Groups
What Is a Project?
What Is Project Management?
Understanding the Project Management Process Groups
How to Scope a TPM Project
How to Plan a TPM Project
How to Launch a TPM Project
How to Monitor and Control a TPM Project
How to Close a TPM Project
Establishing Project Management Life Cycles and Strategies
Complexity and Uncertainty in the Project Management Landscape
Traditional Project Management
Agile Project Management
Extreme Project Management
Building an Effective Project Management Infrastructure
Establishing and Maturing a Project Support Office
Establishing and Managing a Project Portfolio Management Process
Establishing and Managing a Continuous Process Improvement Program
Managing the Realities of Projects
Prevention and Intervention Strategies for Distressed Projects
Organizing Multiple Team Projects
Managing the Professional Development of Project Teams
Glossary of Acronyms
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