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Team Planning for Project Managers and Business Analysts (ESI International Project Management Series)Supplying busy project professionals with time-tested tips and templates for developing teams efficiently and effectively, Team Planning for Project Managers and Business Analysts provides the planning materials required to increase team collaboration and productivity in a global workplace.This comprehensive resource offers insights and access to critical resources and tools to create, propose, execute, and evaluate team development plans. Dr. Levitt’s insights will enable readers to transform t…

Project Manager's Spotlight on PlanningClear-Cut Ways to Manage Project Planning If you’re a typical project manager, you’re probably aware of the importance of planning but may not have the time or expertise to develop a full-blown strategy. Here’s a quick and practical guide to applying the disciplines of proven planning practices without the rigor of complex processes. Part of the Project Manager’s Spotlight series from Harbor Light Press, this straightforward book offers solutions to real-life planning scenarios. Author Catherin…

Strategic Project Portfolio Management: Enabling a Productive OrganizationLead change through strategic alignment of project and process performance Practical and filled with expert advice, Strategic Project Portfolio Management: Enabling a Productive Organization presents a clear framework for your organization to complete impactful strategic projects. Providing executive-level guidance to build a powerful and efficient process from initial adoption to portfolio alignment, this essential resource contains case studies from small to global multinational organizations,…

Project Management for DummiesGet projects done on time, on budget, and with maximum efficiency – fully updated UK edition! In today’s time-pressured and cost-conscious global business environment, reliable project management and competent delivery are more important than ever. Increasingly, project management is being seen as an essential management skill for all, as well as a career choice for many. This new UK edition of Project Management For Dummies, 2nd UK Edition quickly introduces you to the principles of successful …

Software Project Survival Guide (Developer Best Practices)Equip yourself with SOFTWARE PROJECT SURVIVAL GUIDE. It’s for everyone with a stake in the outcome of a development project–and especially for those without formal software project management training. That includes top managers, executives, clients, investors, end-user representatives, project managers, and technical leads. Here you’ll find guidance from the acclaimed author of the classics CODE COMPLETE and RAPID DEVELOPMENT. Steve McConnell draws on solid research and a career’s worth of h…

Improving Project Performance: Eight Habits of Successful Project TeamsThe approach to project management is too often formulaic, describing what should be done, but not describing why those actions are important. This book outlines the what and how of project management, emphasizing why actions matter, the overall intention of the formulaic steps, and the strengths or weakness of various tools and techniques….

The Project Planning Workshop Handbook: How to Plan your Project  and Motivate your Team to Deliver it On Time Using the Index Card Planning MethodThe secret to project success is to get the planning stage right. However the one thing that no-one will teach you is how to run a project planning workshop, until now. This step-by-step guide shows you exactly how to organise and run a successful project kick-off workshop using the Index Card Planning method. Once you have learned how to plan with Index Cards you will have the skills you need to plan any project, large or small, with complete confidence. You’ll learn how to:Engage project sta…

The Product Manager's Handbook 4/EThe essential guide to seamless product management for today’s fluid, unpredictable business world Long considered the most useful and insightful guide of its kind, The Product Manager’s Handbook has been fully revised and updated to give you the edge in today’s challenging business landscape. It features expanded coverage of product development processes, intelligence-gathering techniques (including social media), and a greater emphasis on international issues. This indispensable resource…

Leading IT Projects: The IT Manager's GuideSenior level IT managers are responsible for a wide variety of development projects. For the most part, these individual projects are handled by project managers. However, IT managers must be conversant in the field of project management. Additionally, they must understand the dynamics of managing the project manager and be familiar with the skill sets. Leading IT Projects: The IT Manager’s Guide provides a detailed roadmap for project success. The book provides information on the technical a…

Successful Project Management in Social Work and Social Care: Managing Resources, Assessing Risks and Measuring Outcomes (Essential Skills for Social Work Managers)Managers in social work and social care contexts are required to manage a wide range of projects: long-term and short-term, on large and small scales, in partnership with other agencies, and covering a broad range of issues and contexts.Management of these projects requires specific expertise, and this book sets out what these core skills are and how they can be achieved. Topics such as managing resources, assessing risks, and measuring outcomes are covered, as well as how to start and end a pr…