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Project Management

  • Format: eBook
  • Edition: 2016
  • Publisher: Little Green Apples Publishing LLC

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Project Management involves defining, organizing, controlling and monitoring project plans and human resources, and motivating those resources to complete specific project tasks and assignments on time and within budget in order to meet overall objectives and goals. This Project Management Study Brief is intended as an overview of this integrated process for business students and working professionals interested in learning what all is involved in taking on a project management role. This concise guide compiles a wealth of information in one convenient resource, featuring the most up to date facts and figures found in current textbooks and online resources. It provides a succinct overview of major project management techniques, strategies, systems, and tools presented in an organized and easy-to-follow format and supported by clarifying visuals and examples. Quick access to definitions of key terms is a benefit of purchasing this guide. Inside you will find these topics covered: project planning, communicating, delegating, prioritizing, negotiating, controlling, and monitoring. Useful time management tactics and project management formulas are highlighted along with ready-to-implement project management tools, apps and online resources. Information on project planning phases (including start-of-work and kick-off; planning and design; execution and observation; monitoring and controlling; and project completion and closure), as well as project management methodologies and approaches (including descriptions of Agile, Cadence, CCRM, Event Chain Methodology, Extreme Project Management and Lean Project Management strategies) and project management industry standards.

Topics Covered:

  • What is Project Management?
  • Three T's of Project Management
  • Project Planning Phases
  • Projects Initiation/Start-Up Phase
  • Planning and Design Phase
  • Managing Monitoring and Controlling Phase
  • Execution and Implementation Phase
  • Project Completion and Closure Phase
  • Standard Project Management Document Samples
  • Project Management Methodologies
  • Project Management Software
  • Project Management Trends and Challenges
  • Project Management Industry Standards
  • Project Management Resources
  • Useful Links to Online Resources

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