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Project management in libraries : on time, on budget, on target

Author: Carly Wiggins Searcy
Publisher: Chicago : ALA Editions, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A recent study showed that only 53 percent of projects come in on budget and only 49 percent on schedule. What does it take to be a finisher? If you're looking for Project Management Institute certification, you best memorize the 47 processes. Project management, thankfully, doesn't have to be so complicated. Mastering basic skills around initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and closing will deliver a big  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carly Wiggins Searcy
ISBN: 9780838917190 0838917194
OCLC Number: 1031343822
Description: ix, 123 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The basics --
Characteristics of a project manager --
Meeting management --
Find and use the right tool for the job --
Initiating --
Getting to know your stakeholders --
The planning team --
Planning your deliverable --
Planning for risk --
Schedule planning --
Planning who will do the work --
Costs and budget planning --
Executing --
Monitoring and controlling --
Closing.
Responsibility: Carly Wiggins Searcy.

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A recent study showed that only 53 percent of projects come in on budget and only 49 percent on schedule. So what does it take to be an on-time finisher? This book takes readers through mastering the  Read more...

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