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Effective Project Management. Traditional, Agile, Extreme. 7th Edition

  • ID: 2586788
  • Book
  • 768 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Learn to use the most up–to–date tools and methods for project management

Project management has undergone significant changes since the previous edition of this book. So, along with updates reflecting the PMBOK Guide, 5th edition, this Seventh Edition of Effective Project Management addresses some fundamental changes in the nature of a project. You will learn an approach to project management that recognizes the project environment and adapts accordingly. Rather than one–size–fits–all solutions, you will learn to think, review, analyze, and select the project management approach best suited to each individual project.

This book remains an effective text for trainers and educators as well as a practical how–to guide for project managers. Discover:

- An in–depth understanding of the PMBOK process groups
- How to scope, plan, launch, monitor, control, and close a TPM project
- Techniques for dealing with the complex and uncertain PM landscape
- A comparison of Linear, Incremental, Iterative, Adaptive, and Extreme PMLC models
- Prevention and intervention strategies for distressed projects
- Advice on organizing multiple team projects and managing a continuous process improvement program
- Ways to establish an enterprise project portfolio management process
- How to create a practical, project–based model of an enterprise

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Visit [external URL] to find support files designed for the trainer and educator, including PowerPoint presentations and training exercises. Also, certified instructors can email the author at rkw@eiicorp.com to receive a Q&A answer file to accompany the discussion questions in the book.
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Preface xxix

Introduction xxxi

Part I Understanding the Project Management Landscape 1

Chapter 1 What Is a Project? 3

Chapter 2 What Is Project Management? 25

Chapter 3 What Are the Project Management Process Groups? 65

Part II Traditional Project Management 101

Chapter 4 How to Scope a TPM Project 103

Chapter 5 How to Plan a TPM Project 141

Chapter 6 How to Launch a TPM Project 217

Chapter 7 How to Monitor & Control a TPM Project 267

Chapter 8 How to Close a TPM Project 299

Part III Complex Project Management 309

Chapter 9 Complexity and Uncertainty in the Project Management Landscape 311

Chapter 10 Agile Project Management 327

Chapter 11 Extreme Project Management 351

Chapter 12 Comparing Linear, Incremental, Iterative, Adaptive, and Extreme PMLC Models 359

Part IV Managing the Realities of Projects 445

Chapter 13 Prevention and Intervention Strategies for Distressed Projects 447

Chapter 14 Organizing Multiple Team Projects 477

Chapter 15 Establishing and Maturing a Project Support Office 509

Chapter 16 Establishing and Managing a Continuous Process Improvement Program 555

Part V End State: Maturing to an Enterprise–Level Project Management Model 591

Chapter 17 Establishing a Project Portfolio Management Process 593

Chapter 18 A Practical Project–Based Model of the Enterprise 645

Appendix A Glossary of Acronyms 683

Appendix B What s on the Website? 689

Appendix C Bibliography 691

Index 701

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Robert K. Wysocki
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