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For project management courses.
Project management fundamentals with broad applications
In itsÂ 5th Edition,Â Project Management: Achieving Competitive AdvantageÂ takes a contemporary, decisive, and business-oriented approach to teaching and learning project management. To promote a comprehensive, multi-industry understanding of the text, the author addresses project management theory within the context of a variety of successful organizations, whether they be publicly held, private, or nonprofit. Comprehensive case analysis and detailed exercises, including brand-new, contemporary case studies for theÂ 5th Edition, give students the tools to assess projects in real time, while also leveraging the latest project management technology, including MS Project 2016.
The popular guide to the project management body of knowledge, now fully updated
Now in its seventh edition, this comprehensive guide to project management has long been considered the standard for both professionals and academics. With more than 32,000 copies sold in the last three editions, it has now been fully updated to cover the new PMBOKÂ® Guide. Well-known expert Robert Wysocki has added more than 100 pages of new content based on instructor feedback, enhancing the coverage of best-of-breed methods and tools for ensuring project management success.
With enriched case studies, accompanying exercises and solutions on the companion website, and PowerPoint slides for all figures and tables, the book is ideal for instructors and students as well as active project managers.
Effective Project Management, Seventh Edition remains the comprehensive resource for project management practitioners, instructors, and students.(PMBOK is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.)
Forget about the conventional way of doing things. Today, consumers change their mind in a flip. Therefore, you need to be ready to adjust to such changes rapidly. Keep in mind that your ability to change will contribute a lot to the success of your product. The agile method of project management is a new way of handling projects by promoting rapid change in the project development process. The agile method was introduced after software developers found it difficult to deliver their products in time when using the traditional approach. Using this technique, they delivered applications late, and sometimes, their projects were canceled. This happened because of the delays which affected the delivery of products in time.Â Following the frustrations faced by software developers, they had to come up with a method which focused more on the product and not the process. They aimed to make sure that a product was in front of the consumers as quickly as possible. The fast delivery of software products was the only way that developers could understand what the customers wanted and make necessary changes. This is what led to Agile Project Management. Sure, the method was introduced to benefit software developers, but it can equally be utilized in any organization. The idea of managing projects occurs in every institution. Therefore, using the agile method can be an effective way to guarantee that a project succeeds. Inside this guide, we have discussed the 12 principles which govern the way a project should be handled. The highest priority of an agile project is to meet customer requirements through rapid and continuous delivery. Also, the change should be acknowledged at all stages of the development process. The agile method also promotes the idea that the project is built around a group of motivated individuals. Therefore, no one needs to be pushed around to meet their daily targets.Â
Even if you come from the traditional management style and itâs your first approach with agile, this book will really explain you all the details of this smart approach.
Even if your team has never had an approach with agile method, this book will explain you how to install the right mindset in your team members.
So, what are you waiting for?
1.Fast and easy understanding approach
2.A rapid process to reap the benefits quickly
3.It simplifies the toughest and difficult tasks technically
4.It is a framework in which you can join various processes and techniques
5.It develops products, identify markets, technologies and capabilities along with sustainable environment.
Harold Kerznerâs essential strategies on measuring project management performance
With the growth of complex projects, stakeholder involvement, and advancements in visual-based technology, metrics and KPIs (key performance indicators) are key factors in evaluating project performance. Dashboard reporting systems provide accessible project performance data, and sharing this vital data in a concise and consistent manner is a key communication responsibility of all project managers.Â
This third edition of Kerzner's groundbreaking work, Project Management Metrics, KPIs, and Dashboards: A Guide to Measuring and Monitoring Project Performance, helps functional managers gain a thorough grasp of what metrics and KPIs are and how to use them. Plus, this edition includes new sections on processing dashboard information, portfolio management PMO and metrics, and BI tool flexibility.
â¢ Â Offers comprehensive coverage of the different dashboard types, design issues, and applications
Get ready to bolster your awareness of what good metrics management really entails todayâand be armed with the knowledge to measure performance more effectively.
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