Fast Projects

Author: Fergus O'Connell
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780273712336
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Fast Projects is the ultimate project management guide that ensures your projects not only succeed, but are delivered early and increase profit.

Fast Track to Success

Author: Patrick Harper-Smith
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780273719922
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Brings together the latest business thinking, cutting edge online material and all the practical techniques you need to fast track your career. • •Practical Focus- illustrates how to adapt traditional project management tools and techniques for modern business teams in areas such as marketing, finance or operations. •Shows you where to start- too many project managers start by asking 'what are we going to do'? the real starting point should be to ask 'what are we going to achieve-what are our objectives' •Unique combination of practical business tools, real life case stories and thought leadership. •Goes beyond skills development to link directly to personal career development. Project management is no longer the preserve of the specialist. Effective managers now recognise that most operational activities aimed at achieving key team objectives can and should be considered projects and managed accordingly. Typically these projects will range from:complex operational tasks, one off initiatives such as moving office or installing a new IT system, To the development of new products and services. However, whilst many of the traditional project management principles still apply, most tools and techniques need to be adapted and simplified to make them relevant to modern businesses. For those that master these new skills, exciting career opportunities lie ahead that accelerate functional managers into new areas. Fast Track to Success- Project Management presents an integrated approach that will accelerate your project management skills, not just in getting tasks done, but in planning complete projects and managing your team to deliver the best possible outcomes.

HBR Guide to Project Management HBR Guide Series

Author: Harvard Business Review
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 1422187314
Format: PDF, Kindle
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MEET YOUR GOALS—ON TIME AND ON BUDGET. How do you rein in the scope of your project when you’ve got a group of demanding stakeholders breathing down your neck? And map out a schedule everyone can stick to? And motivate team members who have competing demands on their time and attention? Whether you’re managing your first project or just tired of improvising, this guide will give you the tools and confidence you need to define smart goals, meet them, and capture lessons learned so future projects go even more smoothly. The HBR Guide to Project Management will help you: • Build a strong, focused team • Break major objectives into manageable tasks • Create a schedule that keeps all the moving parts under control • Monitor progress toward your goals • Manage stakeholders’ expectations • Wrap up your project and gauge its success

Project Management Fast Track to Success

Author: Patrick Harper-Smith
Publisher: Pearson UK
ISBN: 0273741551
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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GET THE RESULTS YOU WANT IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT. FAST. Projects are there to deliver measurable benefits and value to an organisation. Delivering on time and on budget is important, but project management is not just about doing things right, it is also about doing the right things to get the results your business needs. To be an effective project manager you need to maintain flexibility in all things and to maintain your focus on the fact that it is the business need that is paramount, not the process of getting there. Fast to Success: Project Management, helps you do this by providing you with a practical, flexible and adaptable framework for managing projects. This practical, career-oriented book gets you up to speed on project management quickly. It shows you how to integrate the core best-practice tools of project management with broader business needs and how to involve people across the whole business, as and when required. It gives you: Project management in a nutshell - a series of frequently-asked-questions to give you a concise overview of the subject The top 10 tools and techniques you can use to help you develop your approach to project management Simple checklists to help you identify the strengths and weaknesses of your capabilities and those of your team Advice on leading your team – how to decide your leadership style and build your team Tips on how to progress your career, whether it’s your first 10 weeks in the job or whether you’re looking to get right to the top Don’t get left behind, set out on the Fast Track today. For more resources, log on to the series website at www.fast-track-me.com. EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO ACCELERATE YOUR CAREER The Fast Track books provide you with a complete resource to get ahead as a manager – faster. They bring together the latest business thinking, cutting edge online material and all the practical techniques you need to fast track your career. Specially designed to help you learn what you need to know and to develop the skills you need to get ahead, each book is broken down into 4 key areas: Awareness - find out where you are now and what you need to do to improve Business building - the tools and techniques you need to build up your skills Career development- learn the steps you should take now if you want to get ahead Director’s toolkit - tips to get you to the top. And make sure you stay there! Fast Track features include: The Fast Track Top 10 – a concise, cutting edge summary of the information you need to shine Quick Tips and FAQs – a short cut to practical advice from people who have been there before you and succeeded Real life stories to give examples of what works – and critically, what doesn’t Practical career guidance including a framework of objectives for your first 10 weeks in a new role Expert Voices – to give you the state of the art view from today’s leading experts To complement the Fast Track to Success Series there is a custom-designed, highly interactive online resource at www.Fast-Track-Me.com – log on now to get on the Fast Track today.

Die Kunst Des It projektmanagements 2nd Edition

Author: Scott Berkun
Publisher: O'Reilly Germany
ISBN: 3897219220
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Weshalb verschieben sich Release-Termine ständig? Warum funktioniert die Team-Kommunikation zwischen Designern, Entwicklern und Marketing nicht? Wie kommt man auf wirklich kreative Ideen? Und was tun, wenn etwas schief geht? Wenn Sie sich Fragen wie diese schon oft gestellt haben – Scott Berkun hat die Antworten für Sie. Mit Humor und scharfem Blick beleuchtet der erfahrene Autor und Projektmanager die klassischen Aufgaben, Herausforderungen und Mechanismen des IT-Projektmanagements. Von der fachkundigen Planung über die zielgerichtete Team-Kommunikation bis hin zum erfolgreichen Projektabschluss – hier erhalten Sie kompetente Einblicke in die Realität der Projektleitung. Projekte realistisch planen Entdecken Sie, welche ersten Schritte das Projekt erfolgreich starten, wie man solide Zeitpläne entwickelt und gute Visionsdokumente und Spezifikationen schreibt, wie neue Ideen entstehen und was man aus ihnen machen kann. Teams effektiv führen Erhalten Sie Einblicke in die erfolgreiche Teamleitung: Lernen Sie, wie man die Team-Moral kultiviert, konfliktfrei kommuniziert, Meetings optimal gestaltet und den Spaß am Projekt steigert. Neu in der überarbeiteten Auflage Die zweite, komplett überarbeitete Auflage wurde um Übungsteile am Ende jeden Kapitels erweitert. Dadurch kann der Leser durch über 120 Übungen die Kapitelinhalte praxisnah erschließen und vertiefen.

Project Management

Author: Jeffrey P. Davidson
Publisher: Breathing Space Institute
ISBN: 0028639669
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Following the advice in this guide will not only help your get your project off on the right foot, but will also keep you and your team marching along to its successful conclusion. You'll learn how to put together the best team for the job, how to define your goals and motivate your teammates, how to monitor the teams progress and keep the project on track, and how to stay within budget and time constraints. The book also explains how to use charts and diagrams to detail and define various aspects of the project.

The Definitive Guide to Project Management

Author: Sebastian Nokes
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780273710974
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Successful project management is delivering your projects on time, to brief and within budget. The Definitive Guide to Project Management shows you step by step how to master the techniques of effective project management so that your projects deliver what you want, every time. Suitable for both beginners and more experienced project managers, The Definitive Guide to Project Management is the essential companion for anyone looking to develop their project management skills. Revised and improved to follow the presigious PMI certification scheme, its indispensable advice can be put to work immediately. Inside you will find key exam questions, templates and action checklists to help you at each stage of your well-executed project. Get the job done and on time with The Definitive Guide to Project Management The Definitive Business Series will ensure you get up to speed fast with all the business essentials you need to be a success. With their guided step-by-step approach the latest practical business techniques and concepts and their easy-to-read style, The Definitive Business Series cover every aspect of the topic from the business basics to the essential skills needed to progress in your career. The Definitive Business Series. Your fast-track to business success.