The Definitive Guide to Project Management: The fast track to getting the job done on time and on budget, 3rd Edition
Product Author Bios
Sebastian Nokes is a management consultant and has written and edited several management books. In his management consulting work he advises senior executives and board members of British, North American, European and Australasian corporations on a number of strategic issues including project and programme management, governance and benefits realization. He regularly project manages projects and 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.
If you want your projects to deliver what you want, every time, you need to master the techniques of effective project management. The Definitive Guide to Project Management shows you, step by step, how to do everything from scoping the project through to risk management, quality control and prioritization.
Now in its third edition, this bestselling book is ideal for project managers to use as a ready reference and problem solver while actively managing projects. It is also fully aligned with the PMIs PMBOK Exam and is the ideal companion for anyone preparing for the PMBOK exam.
Table of Contents
About the authors
Preface to the third edition
Preface to the second edition
List of figures
An introductory case study
2 Project organization, people and management
3 Project management processes
4 Project integration management
5 Project scope management
6 Project time management
7 Cost management
8 Quality management
9 People management (human resources)
10 Project communications management
11 Project risk management
12 Project procurement management
13 Professional responsibility
Appendix A: The critical chain method
Appendix B: Benefits management
Appendix C: PMI exam preparation
Afterword: Ten top tips for managing projects
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