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Fundamentals of project management : developing core competencies to help outperform the competition

Author: James P Lewis
Publisher: New York : AMACOM, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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In today's time-based and cost-conscious global business environment, tight project deadlines and stringent expectations are the norm. This classic book provides businesspeople with an excellent introduction to project management, supplying sound, basic information (along with updated tools and techniques) to understand and master the complexities and nuances of project management. Clear and down-to-earth, this  Read more...
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Lewis, James P., 1941-.
Fundamentals of project management.
New York : AMACOM, ©2002
(DLC) 2001045210
(OCoLC)47243977
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James P Lewis
OCLC Number: 659549631
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 148 pages) : illustrations
Contents: ch. 1. An overview of project management --
ch. 2. Planning the project --
ch. 3. Developing a mission, vision, goals, and objectives for the project --
ch. 4. Using the work breakdown structure to plan a project --
ch. 5. Scheduling project work --
ch. 6. Producing a workable schedule --
ch. 7. Project control and evaluation --
ch. 8. Project control using earned value analysis --
ch. 9. Managing the project team --
ch. 10. How to make project management work in your company.
Responsibility: James P. Lewis.

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In today's time-based and cost-conscious global business environment, tight project deadlines and stringent expectations are the norm. This classic book provides businesspeople with an excellent introduction to project management, supplying sound, basic information (along with updated tools and techniques) to understand and master the complexities and nuances of project management. Clear and down-to-earth, this step-by-step guide explains how to effectively spearhead every stage of a project--from developing the goals and objectives to managing the project team--and make project management work in any company. This updated second edition includes: new material on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK); do's and don'ts of implementing scheduling software; coverage of the PMP certification offered by the Project Management Institute; updated information on developing problem statements and mission statements; techniques for implementing today's project management technologies in any organization--in any industry.

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