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Publisher Comments:

This updated and revised edition provides an unparalleled introduction to project management, along with new tools and techniques for planning and executing projects on time, on budget, and with maximum efficiency and productivity.

Book News Annotation:

This practical resource for managers explains how to keep projects and initiatives on track and get them completed on time and under budget. Consultant and trainer Lewis (The Lewis Institute) covers each step of the process, from developing goals and objectives through producing a workable schedule, managing the project team, and conducting periodic reviews. The third edition features new information on risk management and a discussion of the hazards of estimating time, costs, and resources.
Annotation 2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

This practical resource for managers explains how to keep projects and initiatives on track and get them completed on time and under budget. Consultant and trainer Lewis (The Lewis Institute) covers each step of the process, from developing goals and objectives through producing a workable schedule, managing the project team, and conducting periodic reviews. The third edition features new information on risk management and a discussion of the hazards of estimating time, costs, and resources. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

"In today's time-based and cost-conscious global business environment, tight project deadlines and stringent expectations are the norm. With sales of more than 115,000 copies, Fundamentals of Project Management has helped a lot of business people meet or exceed those standards. The updated and revised third edition provides an unparalleled introduction to project management, along with new tools and techniques for planning and executing projects on time, on budget, and with maximum efficiency and productivity.

This new edition includes:

* an overview of recent changes to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)®

* expanded coverage of project risk managment

* how to implement a Project Management Office (PMO)

* and much more

Clear and down-to-earth, this step-by-step guide explains how to effectively spearhead every stage of a project — from developing the goals and objectives to managing the project team — and make project management work in any company."

About the Author

James P. Lewis (Vinton, VA) is the founder of The Lewis Institute, Inc., which provides project management and behavioral consulting and training. He has trained more than 20,000 supervisors and managers around the world and is the author of The Project Manager's Desk Reference and Project Scheduling and Control.

Table of Contents

"Preface

Chapter 1 An Overview of Project Management

Chapter 2 The Role of the Project Manager

Chapter 3 Planning the Project

Chapter 4 Developing a Mission, Vision, Goals, and Objectives

Chapter 5 Using the Work Breakdown Structure to Plan the Project

Chapter 6 Scheduling Project Work

Chapter 7 Producing a Workable Schedule

Chapter 8 Project Control and Evaluation

Chapter 9 Project Control Using Earned Value Analysis

Chapter 10 Managing the Project Team

Chapter 11 How to Make Project Management Work in Your Company

Chapter 12 Project Management for Everyone

Answers to Chapter Questions

References and Reading List

Index

About the Author"

Product Details

ISBN:
9780814408797
Author:
Lewis, James P
Publisher:
AMACOM
Author:
Lewis, James P.
Subject:
Project management
Subject:
General Business & Economics
Subject:
English
Subject:
Business - General
Subject:
General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Third Edition
Series:
Worksmart
Publication Date:
20061129
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 0.6 lb
Age Level:
17

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"Synopsis" by ,

"In today's time-based and cost-conscious global business environment, tight project deadlines and stringent expectations are the norm. With sales of more than 115,000 copies, Fundamentals of Project Management has helped a lot of business people meet or exceed those standards. The updated and revised third edition provides an unparalleled introduction to project management, along with new tools and techniques for planning and executing projects on time, on budget, and with maximum efficiency and productivity.

This new edition includes:

* an overview of recent changes to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)®

* expanded coverage of project risk managment

* how to implement a Project Management Office (PMO)

* and much more

Clear and down-to-earth, this step-by-step guide explains how to effectively spearhead every stage of a project — from developing the goals and objectives to managing the project team — and make project management work in any company."

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