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Project Management Recipes for Successby Guy L. Defuria
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For project and program managers and executives, this guide presents detailed instructions on aspects of project management, from the initiation and planning phases to execution and closeout, as well as outlining concepts, tools, procedures, and the activities that occur during each phase. De Furia, an organizational development consultant and educator at Educational Services Institute International, includes discussion of risk management and the need for a filing system, but excludes theoretical issues. The accompanying CD-ROM contains all the tools, format outlines, and templates from the book. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Grounded in practicality, this book explains the procedures for running a successful project and highlights the finer points of managing and controlling the project. Written specifically for those responsible for the hands-on managing of projects, the book is also useful to overall program managers and senior executives.
Project managers will gain the confidence that comes from following a good recipe for success. Program managers will gain a perspective on the myriad of activities their project managers must perform to achieve a well-disciplined project. Senior managers will gain a perspective of the approach necessary at the beginning of a project to reduce the number of ill-advised projects and the effort required to achieve successful projects.
Clearest, Most Simple Book on Project Management Available
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