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The Definitive Guide to Project Management: The fast track to getting the job done on time and on budget, 3rd Edition


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  • Copyright 2014
  • Dimensions: 7-1/2" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 448
  • Edition: 3rd
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  • ISBN-10: 0-273-75637-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-273-75637-8

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 


1   Introduction

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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