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Project Management JumpStart.

Author/Creator:
Heldman, Kim.
Publication:
Alameda : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2003.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (352 pages)
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
Project management.
Project management -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Business.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Prepare for a Project Management Career-Fast! Project Management JumpStart gives you the solid grounding you need to approach a career in project management with confidence.The basic skills of a successful project managerCreating project schedules and determining project budgetsWinning the support of department managersMonitoring project progress, resources, and budgetsCommunication and negotiation skillsTips for motivating people who don't work for youEffective documentation skills for essential project management documents.
Contents:
Intro
Project Management JumpStart
Acknowledgments
Contents
Introduction
Who Should Read This Book
What This Book Covers
Chapter 1: Building the Foundation
The Project Management Journey
Benefiting from Project Management Practices
Twenty-first Century Project Management
Where Do We Go from Here?
Chapter 2: Developing Project Management Skills
A Little Bit of Everything
Communicating Your Style
Chapter 3: Initiating the Project
Selecting Projects for Success
Creating the Project Charter
Holding the Project Kickoff Meeting
Chapter 4: Defining the Project Goals
Agreeing on the Deliverables
Discovering Requirements
Identifying Assumptions and Constraints
Creating the Scope Statement
Creating the Communications Plan
Chapter 5: Breaking Down the Project Activities
Defining Tasks and Activities
Determining Milestones
Constructing the Work Breakdown Structure
Constructing the Responsibility Assignment Matrix
Estimating Activity Durations
Establishing Dependencies
Constructing a Network Diagram
Chapter 6: Planning and Acquiring Resources
Planning the Project Team
Acquiring Materials, Supplies, and Equipment
Contracting for Resources
Chapter 7: Assessing Risk
Identifying Risks
Risk Analysis Techniques
Planning for Risks
Responding to Risks
Contingency Planning
Risk Management Plan
Chapter 8: Developing the Project Plan
Creating the Project Schedule
Quality Management Plan
Chapter 9: Budgeting 101
What Makes Up a Budget?
Estimating Techniques
Estimating Costs and Finalizing the Budget
Establishing a Cost Baseline
Call It a Plan
Chapter 10: Executing the Project
Assembling the Team
Negotiation and Problem-Resolution Techniques
Project Manager's Role in Team Development
Progress Reporting.
Taking Corrective Action
Chapter 11: Controlling the Project Outcome
Change Happens
Establishing Change Management Control Procedures
Assessing the Impacts of Change
Measuring and Controlling Project Processes
Is the Project in Trouble?
Chapter 12: Closing the Books
Happy Endings
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
Documenting Lessons Learned
Obtaining Project Sign-off
Is the Customer Happy?
Archiving Project Documents
It's Party Time!
Appendix A: Answers to Review Questions
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Appendix B: Sample Project Management Forms
Appendix C: Sample Project Management Checklists
Glossary
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Heldman, Kim Project Management JumpStart
ISBN:
9780782151800
9780782142143
OCLC:
181841830