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Project Management Communications Bible (Bible)

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Develop top-notch communications skills for project management success

Communication is a critical, but often overlooked, component of successful project management. This comprehensive Bible is your one-stop guide to becoming a better communicator. Using the Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) as a framework, this essential guide provides all the tools, techniques, and best practices you need to successfully execute projects, keep your team and customers fully apprised, and deliver crucial information in a timely manner.

  • Become a more effective communicator on your projects

  • Discover methods and techniques to enhance your project communications

  • Communicate crucial project data, such as risks, issues, and budget information

  • Decide and document where, how, and to whom to communicate information

  • Discover the Project Calendar, Risk Simulation, Stop Light Report, and other tools

  • Determine the right communications tools for each stage of a project

  • Review the Project Management Institute's (PMI) nine knowledge areas and five processes

What's on the CD-ROM?

Access this useful CD and communicate more effectively on your projects. The CD provides templates for the tools explained in the book, including reports and charts you can put to use immediately. It also includes:

  • Project Management Communication Tools List

    This handy reference includes mapping between each tool and the corresponding project lifecycle or PMI Knowledge areas.

  • Entire book in searchable PDF

See the CD appendix for details and complete system requirements.

Synopsis:

  • With shorter production cycles and the demand for projects being faster, cheaper, and better, the need for project communications tools has increased, and this book helps readers thrive when communicating the status of their projects
  • Written with the stakeholder and project manager in mind, this resource provides the best practices, tips, tricks, and tools for successful project communications and planning
  • The content is broken down into various project communications tools to support the execution and completion of a project
  • The featured charts, graphs, and tables are all ready to use on projects immediately
  • Synopsis:

    The authoritative reference on one of the most important aspects of managing projects--project communications

    With shorter production cycles and the demand for projects being faster, cheaper, and better, the need for project communications tools has increased. Written with the project manager, stakeholder, and project team in mind, this resource provides the best practices, tips, tricks, and tools for successful project communications and planning. The featured charts, graphs, and tables are all ready for immediate use.

    Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file. 

    Synopsis:

    Project communications is one of the most important aspects of managing projects. This book has been written for the project manager, stakeholders, and project owners. The goal is to provide readers with a reference to help them be successful when communicating status on their projects. It is broken down into various project communications tools to support the execution and completion of a project. Illustrations of charts, graphs and tables are all available and ready to use on projects immediately.

    About the Author

    William Dow(Seattle, WA) is an experienced author, Certified Project Management Professional, and President of the Puget Sound Chapter of the Microsoft Project User's group.

    Bruce Taylor(Glacier, WA) is recognized as an expert in project management, and has been a consultant and trainer to a wide variety of firms dealing in areas ranging from software development to multi-billion dollar construction projects.

    Table of Contents

    About the Authors.

    Foreword.

    Preface.

    Acknowledgments.

    Introduction.

    Part I: Introducing Project Communication Concepts.

    Chapter 1: Introducing Project Communication.

    Chapter 2: Planning Project Communication.

    Chapter 3: Working with Project Communications.

    Part II: Project Knowledge Areas.

    Chapter 4: Defining Communication Tools to Manage Project Integration.

    Chapter 5: Defining Communication Tools to Manage Project Scope.

    Chapter 6: Defining Communication Tools to Manage Project Time.

    Chapter 7: Defining Communication Tools to Manage Project Costs.

    Chapter 8: Defining Communication Tools to Manage Project Quality.

    Chapter 9: Defining Communication Tools to Manage Project Human Resources.

    Chapter 10: Defining Communication Tools to Manage Project Communications.

    Chapter 11: Defining Communication Tools to Report Project Communications.

    Chapter 12: Defining Communication Tools to Manage Project Risk.

    Chapter 13: Defining Communication Tools to Manage Project Procurement.

    Part III: Project Lifecycle Processes.

    Chapter 14: Using Communication Tools in the Initiating Process.

    Chapter 15: Using Communication Tools in the Planning Process.

    Chapter 16: Using Communication Tools in Administrating the Planning Process.

    Chapter 17: Using Communication Tools in the Planning Process for Reporting.

    Chapter 18: Using Personal Communication Tools in the Executing of a Project.

    Chapter 19: Using Project Communication Administration Tools in the Executing Process.

    Chapter 20: Using Communication Tools to Monitor the Executing and Controlling of a Project.

    Chapter 21: Using Communication Tools in the Executing Process for Reporting.

    Chapter 22: Using Communication Tools for the Closeout Process.

    Part IV: Appendixes.

    Appendix A: What’s on the CD-ROM?

    Appendix B: Planning Project Communications in a Foreign Country.

    Appendix C: Tool Breakdown Structure Diagrams.

    Appendix D: Tools at a Glance.

    Index.

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780470137406
    Author:
    Dow, William
    Publisher:
    Wiley
    Author:
    Cram101 Textbook Reviews
    Author:
    Taylor, Bruce
    Author:
    Dow, Bill, PMP
    Author:
    Dow, Bill
    Author:
    William Dow, PMP
    Author:
    Dow, William, PMP
    Author:
    Bill Dow, PMP
    Subject:
    Project management
    Subject:
    Business - General
    Subject:
    Education-General
    Copyright:
    Edition Description:
    CD
    Series:
    Bible
    Series Volume:
    436
    Publication Date:
    May 2008
    Binding:
    Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
    Grade Level:
    General/trade
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Y
    Pages:
    1272
    Dimensions:
    9.22x7.38x1.83 in. 2.79 lbs.

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    "Synopsis" by ,
  • With shorter production cycles and the demand for projects being faster, cheaper, and better, the need for project communications tools has increased, and this book helps readers thrive when communicating the status of their projects
  • Written with the stakeholder and project manager in mind, this resource provides the best practices, tips, tricks, and tools for successful project communications and planning
  • The content is broken down into various project communications tools to support the execution and completion of a project
  • The featured charts, graphs, and tables are all ready to use on projects immediately
  • "Synopsis" by , The authoritative reference on one of the most important aspects of managing projects--project communications

    With shorter production cycles and the demand for projects being faster, cheaper, and better, the need for project communications tools has increased. Written with the project manager, stakeholder, and project team in mind, this resource provides the best practices, tips, tricks, and tools for successful project communications and planning. The featured charts, graphs, and tables are all ready for immediate use.

    Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file. 

    "Synopsis" by , Project communications is one of the most important aspects of managing projects. This book has been written for the project manager, stakeholders, and project owners. The goal is to provide readers with a reference to help them be successful when communicating status on their projects. It is broken down into various project communications tools to support the execution and completion of a project. Illustrations of charts, graphs and tables are all available and ready to use on projects immediately.
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