Succeed as a project manager, even if youave never run a project before! This book is the fastest way to master every project management task, from upfront budgeting and scheduling through execution, managing teams through closing projects, and learning from experience. Updated for the latest web-based project management tools and the newest version of PMP certification, this book will show you exactly how to get the job done, one incredibly clear and easy step at a time. Project management has never, ever been this simple! Who knew how simple Project Management could be? This is todayas best beginneras guide to modern project managementab simple, practical instructions for succeeding with every task youall need to perform! Hereas a small sample of what youall learn: ac Master the key skills and qualities every project manager needs ac Lead projects, donat just amanagea them ac Avoid 15 most common mistakes new project managers make ac Learn from troubled, successful, and arecovereda projects ac Set the stage for success by effectively defining your project ac Build a usable project plan and an accurate work breakdown structure (WBS) ac Create budgets and schedules that help you manage risk ac Use powerful control and reporting techniques, including earned value management ac Smoothly manage project changes, issues, risks, deliverables, and quality ac Manage project communications and stakeholder expectations ac Organize and lead high-performance project teams ac Manage cross-functional, cross-cultural, and virtual projects ac Work successfully with vendors and Project Management Offices ac Make the most of Microsoft Project and new web-based alternatives ac Get started with agile and acritical chaina project managementLeverage aVisual ReportsaaWith Project 2007, there is a solid set of summary and pivot table reports that use Visio and Excel templates that can be used aas-isa or tailored as-needed. Distribute multiple viewsaif you have a schedule withanbsp;...
|Title||:||Project Management Absolute Beginner's Guide|
|Publisher||:||Que Publishing - 2012-10-16|