Successful Project Management (Creating Success)

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The role of project manager requires maintaining a balance between the demands of the customer, project, team and the organization. This provides a real challenge in the fields of time management and prioritization.

Successful Project Management will enable managers to significantly raise the probability of success with their projects with practical and well tested techniques. It covers project conception and start up, managing project stakeholders, managing risks, project planning, project launch and execution, closure and evaluation.

New content in this 4th edition includes summaries at the end of each chapter, checklists for staying on top of a project and a glossary of definitions and key terms.

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Well-established, brief, but wide-ranging introduction to managing projects

About the Author:


Trevor L. Young
is an independent consultant specializing in the introduction of program management.  He is the author of How to be a Better Project Manager (also published by Kogan Page).

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Descrizione libro Kogan Page/Viva Books Private Limited, 2013. Softcover. Condizione libro: New. 4th edition. Description: Successful Project Management, 4th edition, is an essential guide for anyone who wants to improve the success rate of their projects. It will help managers to maintain a balance between the demands of the customer, the project, the team and the organization. Containing practical and well-tested techniques, it covers: ? project conception and start up ? managing project stakeholders ? managing risks ? project planning ? project launching ? project execution, close and evaluation Including realistic, reliable advice on effective risk management and how to encourage a climate for success, it also provides a brand new glossary of key terms as well as practical checklists and templates to ensure success for any project manager. Contents: Chapter 1: What is success? ? What happens to the project? ? Defining success ? Your view of success ? Success depends on who is measuring ? What are the perceived causes of failure? ? Reduce the probability of failure Chapter 2: The climate for success ? Why do initiatives appear to fail? ? Some definitions ? Projects - are they just an accident? ? What?s the current climate? ? Influence of organizational culture ? What influences culture ? Influence of the organization structure ? Influence of the business strategy ? The operating climate for success ? The key activities ? The key players - Defined roles and responsibilities ? Summary Chapter 3: The project process - key steps for success ? The project phases ? The phase gates ? The phase gate - a constraint? ? The key steps to success ? Summary Chapter 4: Project conception and start-up ? Selecting the right project ? Quantitative models ? The start-up process ? Customer needs and expectations ? The customer ?contract? ? Customer satisfaction ? Identifying the project constraints ? Assumptions ? Review and control ? The kick-off meeting ? Background ? Context ? Approach ? Objectives ? Constraints ? Recording essential information ? Summary Chapter 5: The definition phase ? The project brief and specification ? Defining the project ? What is necessary to define a project? ? A project organization chart ? A stakeholder list ? A statement of requirements ? A project objectives statement ? A scope of work statement ? Risk assessment ? Keep your head - don?t go wild! ? When is it necessary? ? Getting your project definition approved ? Summary Chapter 6: Managing the stakeholders ? What is a stakeholder? ? Identifying stakeholders ? The two most important stakeholders ? The customer ? Stakeholder influence ? Gathering information about stakeholders ? The stakeholder influence matrix ? What happens next with stakeholders? ? Summary Chapter 7: Managing the risks ? What is a risk? ? Why bother? ? The risk management process ? Identifying the risks ? A typical starter checklist ? Decide the primary response strategy ? Quantifying the risks ? Risk score ? What do I do now? ? Risk ownership ? Monitoring risks ? Issues ? Summary Chapter 8: Planning the project ? A common misconception ? Who needs to be involved? ? Where does planning start? ? Identifying the key stages ? Bottom-up method ? Allocating responsibility ? Estimating ? Contingencies ? The critical path of your project ? The PERT critical analysis technique ? Analyse resource requirements ? Optimizing your schedule ? Review the project risk log ? Review the project budget ? Freezing the baseline schedule ? Seeking approval to launch ? Summary Chapter 9: launching and executing the project ? Preparing for project execution ? The control environment ? Monitoring the progress ? Managing the issues arising ? Tracking your project ? Control the costs ? Cost control measures ? Summary Chapter 10: Closure and post-project evaluation ? Project drift ? Set the completion criteria ? The acceptance process checklist ? The closeout meeting ? Post- Printed Pages: 232. Codice libro della libreria 87336

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Descrizione libro Kogan Page/Viva Books Private Limited, 2013. Softcover. Condizione libro: New. 4th edition. Description: Successful Project Management, 4th edition, is an essential guide for anyone who wants to improve the success rate of their projects. It will help managers to maintain a balance between the demands of the customer, the project, the team and the organization. Containing practical and well-tested techniques, it covers: • project conception and start up • managing project stakeholders • managing risks • project planning • project launching • project execution, close and evaluation Including realistic, reliable advice on effective risk management and how to encourage a climate for success, it also provides a brand new glossary of key terms as well as practical checklists and templates to ensure success for any project manager. Contents: Chapter 1: What is success? • What happens to the project? • Defining success • Your view of success • Success depends on who is measuring • What are the perceived causes of failure? • Reduce the probability of failure Chapter 2: The climate for success • Why do initiatives appear to fail? • Some definitions • Projects - are they just an accident? • What’s the current climate? • Influence of organizational culture • What influences culture • Influence of the organization structure • Influence of the business strategy • The operating climate for success • The key activities • The key players - Defined roles and responsibilities • Summary Chapter 3: The project process - key steps for success • The project phases • The phase gates • The phase gate - a constraint? • The key steps to success • Summary Chapter 4: Project conception and start-up • Selecting the right project • Quantitative models • The start-up process • Customer needs and expectations • The customer ‘contract’ • Customer satisfaction • Identifying the project constraints • Assumptions • Review and control • The kick-off meeting • Background • Context • Approach • Objectives • Constraints • Recording essential information • Summary Chapter 5: The definition phase • The project brief and specification • Defining the project • What is necessary to define a project? • A project organization chart • A stakeholder list • A statement of requirements • A project objectives statement • A scope of work statement • Risk assessment • Keep your head - don’t go wild! • When is it necessary? • Getting your project definition approved • Summary Chapter 6: Managing the stakeholders • What is a stakeholder? • Identifying stakeholders • The two most important stakeholders • The customer • Stakeholder influence • Gathering information about stakeholders • The stakeholder influence matrix • What happens next with stakeholders? • Summary Chapter 7: Managing the risks • What is a risk? • Why bother? • The risk management process • Identifying the risks • A typical starter checklist • Decide the primary response strategy • Quantifying the risks • Risk score • What do I do now? • Risk ownership • Monitoring risks • Issues • Summary Chapter 8: Planning the project • A common misconception • Who needs to be involved? • Where does planning start? • Identifying the key stages • Bottom-up method • Allocating responsibility • Estimating • Contingencies • The critical path of your project • The PERT critical analysis technique • Analyse resource requirements • Optimizing your schedule • Review the project risk log • Review the project budget • Freezing the baseline schedule • Seeking approval to launch • Summary Chapter 9: launching and executing the project • Preparing for project execution • The control environment • Monitoring the progress • Managing the issues arising • Tracking your project • Control the costs • Cost control measures • Summary Chapter 10: Closure and post-project evaluation • Project drift • Set the completion cri. Codice libro della libreria 87336

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