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The McGraw-Hill 36-hour project management course

Author: Helen Cooke; Karen Tate
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2005.
Series: McGraw-Hill 36-hour course series.
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Offers frontline strategies for managing a project from initial concept to successful completion. This title combines expert insight and real-world advice about the Project Management Institute and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cooke, Helen, 1946-
McGraw-Hill 36-hour project management course.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2005
(DLC) 2004021730
(OCoLC)56534974
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Cooke; Karen Tate
ISBN: 0071466924 9780071466929 9780071438971 0071438971
OCLC Number: 61191424
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 331, 15 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Terms of Use; Want to learn more?; About the Authors; Contents; 1. Project Management; Overview and Goals; What Is Project Management?; Why Make a Distinction between Projects and Operations?; The Relationship of Project Management to Implementing Desired Change; The Value-Added Proposition: Declaring and Revalidating Project Value; Benefits of Adopting Project Management Approaches; Summary; End-of-Chapter Questions; 2. Project Management Concepts; Overview and Goals; What Is a Project?; Natural Phases of Projects; Contrasting Project Life Cycle and Product Life Cycle; Types of Projects How Project Management Is Applied in Different SettingsSummary; End-of-Chapter Questions; 3. The Project Management Leader; Overview and Goals; The Project Leader's Integrated Skill Set; Essential Characteristics of the Project Management Leader; Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities of the Project Manager; Other Leadership Roles on Large Projects; Summary; End-of-Chapter Questions; 4. The Process of Managing Projects; Overview and Goals; The Basics; How Projects Get Started; The Project's Life Cycle: Project Phases; Summary; End-of-Chapter Questions; 5. Planning Concepts; Overview and Goals Project PlanningDetailed Planning; Plan Approval; Summary; End-of-Chapter Questions; 6. High-Level Planning; Overview and Goals; It Is All about Planning; High-Level Planning; Scope and Objectives Planning; Documenting the Plan; Completing Initial High-Level Documentation; Review of the Overall Plan before Detailed Plan Development; Summary; End-of-Chapter Questions; 7. Detailed Planning for Execution; Overview and Goals; Creating a Work Plan for Execution; The Go/No-Go Decision; Implementation Detail for Startup; Planning for Team Management; Communications Plan Planning for Stakeholder ManagementQuality Plan; Summary; End-of-Chapter Questions; 8. Building and Developing a Team; Overview and Goals; Creating an Environment for Success; The Importance of Communication on Projects; Team Development; Human Resources Management; Creating Teams of Similar and Dissimilar People; Creating a Project Management Culture; Team Building; Establishing Project Management Culture on Virtual Projects; Managing Team Resources; Summary; End-of-Chapter Questions; 9. Facilitating Project Execution and Closeout; Overview and Goals Creating a Success Environment with ProcessesCommunications; Managing Quality; Managing Cost; Managing Time; Managing Risk; Policy and Standards; Project Integration Management; All Projects Have a Beginning and an End; Turnover of Responsibility for Deliverables; Lessons Learned and Process Improvements; Summary; End-of-Chapter Questions; 10. The Context for Project Management; Overview and Goals; Quality Assumptions; The Project Culture: Continuous Learning and Improvement; Project Decisions as an Element of Quality; The Wright Brothers' Project to Create Controlled Flight
Series Title: McGraw-Hill 36-hour course series.
Other Titles: McGraw-Hill thirty-six hour project management course
Responsibility: Helen S. Cooke and Karen Tate.
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