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Project Management Communications Bible - With CD (08 Edition)by William Dow
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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.
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:
See the CD appendix for details and complete system requirements.
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.
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.
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.
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