Synopses & Reviews
This book supplies IT/Business professionals with proven project-management processes, broadly-tested techniques, and solid approaches to the successful management of projects in varying sizes and degrees of complexity. Individual steps demonstrate how a project manager effectively and efficiently navigates through the what, when, and how of work necessary to take a project from idea to execution; and shows the important role disciplined project management plays in transforming corporate strategy into reality. Chapter topics include fundamentals, the idea stage; planning; developing detailed estimates; scheduling, controlling, and tracking the project; the implementation stage; the operation stage; project portfolio management; procurement planning ; and financial analysis. For IT and business professionals in industries such as banking, publications, manufacturing, finance, insurance, health care, education, apparel, communications, and a number of leading public organizations.
Table of Contents
3. Idea Stage.
4. The Pre-Launch Stage.
5. Launch Stage: Planning.
6. Launch Stage: Developing Detailed Estimates.
7. Executive Stage: Schedule, Track, and Control the Project.
8. Implement Stage.
9. Operation Stage.
10. Project Portfolio Management.
Appendix 1. Procurement Planning.
Appendix 2. Financial Analysis.