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The handbook of project management : a practical guide to effective policies and procedures

Author: Trevor L Young
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Kogan Page, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer   Computer File : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This fully updated second edition of The Handbook of Project Management is written specifically to help project managers improve their performance using tried and tested techniques. It will be particularly useful if you are: looking to develop project management skills; starting a new project; wishing to acquire new skills; or training others in project management skills."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Trevor L Young
ISBN: 0749439653 9780749439651
OCLC Number: 51738168
Description: viii, 295 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Details: System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM: Windows 98 or later ; CD ROM/DVD drive ; Internet Explorer 4 or higher.
Contents: The programme and project environment --
Change: programmes and projects --
Change and the programme and project manager --
Projects and sub-projects --
Why programme management? --
What is programme management? --
What is project management? --
Why is programme management different from project management? --
What is different about programme and project management? --
How are programmes and projects derived? --
The dynamic life cycle --
The dynamic action cycle --
The programme and project process phase gates --
Is the phase gate a constraint? --
Is this control necessary? --
Organizing for programme management --
Organizing for ownership --
Establishing the programme steering team --
Continuous improvement and problem solving: are they projects? --
The programme register --
Operating a programme register --
The key responsibilities of the programme steering team --
Meetings of the programme steering team --
Managing the portfolio: selection of programmes and projects --
The inputs to effective selection --
The secondary screening --
The result of effective selection --
The key roles --
The project steering team administrator --
The sponsor --
The programme manager --
The project manager --
The functional manager --
Frequently used terms --
The stakeholders --
Managing stakeholders --
Customer satisfaction --
The programme and project manager as a leader --
The dimensions of leadership --
Programmes, projects and teamwork --
Building your team --
The programme and project processes and techniques.
Responsibility: Trevor L Young.
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