Alpha Project Managers

Author: Andy Crowe
ISBN: 0990907414
Release Date: 2015-12-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Debunking misconceptions surrounding successful project managers, this source builds upon a landmark survey of more than 800 project managers from around the world to highlight the traits that make them stand out in the minds of their teams, senior managers, customers, and stakeholders. Through in-depth interviews and discussions, the common attributes of these elite project managers--from character and beliefs to organizational approaches--are uncovered and help to explain their achievements. Painstakingly researched, this guide offers key insights by providing multiple perspectives on the character makeup of the world’s most successful project managers.

Alpha Project Managers

Author: Andy Crowe
ISBN: 0972967338
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Business & Economics

Imagine having access to the top project managers from organizations and industries around the world. Imagine uncovering what they do, how they approach their challenges, and what they know. Alpha Project Managers: what the top 20% know that everyone else does not gets you inside the minds of these top managers and shares their practices, their attitudes, and their secrets.

Alpha Teach Yourself Project Management

Author: Nancy Mingus, P.M.P.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440695704
Release Date: 2001-11-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Now you don't have to be an MBA or advanced specialist to learn the principles of project management. Alpha Teach Yourself Project Management in 24 Hours gives readers a lesson-by-lesson approach to learning the ins and outs of budgets, team-building and tracking. Recognizing that most projects are managed electronically or online today, the author also shows better and more efficient ways to track and achieve goals.

Brilliant Project Management

Author: Stephen Barker
Publisher: Pearson UK
ISBN: 9781292083896
Release Date: 2015-01-20
Genre: Business & Economics

Ensure that your projects succeed every time Whether you are organising an important event or heading up a large team, running a project can be a daunting process. Spiralling costs and missed deadlines are part of everyday life for many project managers - in fact, more projects fail than succeed! But project management doesn't have to be this way. It is possible to manage projects that consistently meet deadlines and come in within budget. Brilliant Project Management shows you how. Drawing on over 30 years of experience, you’ll discover how to ensure your projects succeed every time. · Make a success of any project Deliver on your promises Save money, time and your sanity! It’s the ultimate guide to becoming a brilliant project manager.

The Pmp Exam

Author: Andy Crowe
Publisher: Test Prep
ISBN: 0990907465
Release Date: 2017-12
Genre: Business & Economics

A quick reference guide for the PMP Exam, this sturdy, laminated card accompanies The PMP Exam: How To Pass On Your First Try, 6th Edition. Presenting all 49 processes along with the key inputs, tools, and outputs, this helpful tool also depicts techniques, tables, and graphs to highlight the most important information at a glance. Common formulas are organized for rapid look-up, bringing relevant information for the PMP Exam together in one resource.

Rescue the Problem Project

Author: Todd C. Williams
Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
ISBN: 9780814416822
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Business & Economics

Provides a step-by-step guide to rescuing a struggling project. Discusses techniques for identifying the fundamental cause of project problems and outlines four critical stages - audit, analyse, negotiate and execute - to getting a project back on track. Includes a range of real-life examples from the author's career as a project turnaround specialist. NOTE: Available as an Ebook.

Project Team Dynamics

Author: Lisa DiTullio
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 9781523097364
Release Date: 2010-09
Genre: Business & Economics

Get to the Heart of Building Productive Project Teams! Companies that embrace the power of collaboration realize that the best way to solve complex problems is to build cohesive teams made up of members with different skills and expertise. Getting teams to work productively is at the heart of project management. Developing the structure for teams to work dynamically at a high level of efficiency and effectiveness is at the heart of this book. The author clearly outlines methods for creating and implementing a structure to deal with the inevitable difficulties that any team may encounter. With examples drawn from contemporary project management, she demonstrates the effectiveness of this straightforward approach and highlights the risks of not building a strong team culture. The author offers simple and proven techniques for: • Launching a team • Defining and clarifying the goals of the team • Implementing and reinforcing appropriate team behaviors To help ensure the delivery of on-time project objectives, the author also gives practical advice aimed at ensuring productive team meetings, encouraging information sharing, and moving the team toward solutions in the face of challenges and conflict.

Project Management

Author: G. Michael Campbell
Publisher: Pushkin Children's Books
ISBN: 1615644423
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Business & Economics

Presents an introduction to the concepts of project management, discussing such topics as project definition, planning, implementation, methods of control, budgets, teamwork, and common problems.

The Manager s Path

Author: Camille Fournier
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781491973844
Release Date: 2017-03-13
Genre: Business & Economics

Managing people is difficult wherever you work. But in the tech industry, where management is also a technical discipline, the learning curve can be brutal—especially when there are few tools, texts, and frameworks to help you. In this practical guide, author Camille Fournier (tech lead turned CTO) takes you through each stage in the journey from engineer to technical manager. From mentoring interns to working with senior staff, you’ll get actionable advice for approaching various obstacles in your path. This book is ideal whether you’re a new manager, a mentor, or a more experienced leader looking for fresh advice. Pick up this book and learn how to become a better manager and leader in your organization. Begin by exploring what you expect from a manager Understand what it takes to be a good mentor, and a good tech lead Learn how to manage individual members while remaining focused on the entire team Understand how to manage yourself and avoid common pitfalls that challenge many leaders Manage multiple teams and learn how to manage managers Learn how to build and bootstrap a unifying culture in teams

The PMI ACP Exam

Author: Andy Crowe
ISBN: 099090749X
Release Date: 2018-03-15

This is the first book written specifically for the new PMI-ACP exam. It is a single, compact reference that will help the reader prepare for and pass the certification exam. Contents include: Understanding Agile, The PMI-ACP Exam, The Agile Manifesto, Project Justification, Teams & Team Space, Agile Planning, Working with Agile, Coaching with Agile, Agile Methodologies, How to Pass the PMI-ACP Exam, Glossary of Terms, 2 Simulated Exams with Answers.

High Output Management

Author: Andrew S. Grove
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9781101972366
Release Date: 2015-11-18
Genre: Business & Economics

The essential skill of creating and maintaining new businesses—the art of the entrepreneur—can be summed up in a single word: managing. In High Output Management, Andrew S. Grove, former chairman and CEO (and employee number three) of Intel, shares his perspective on how to build and run a company. Born of Grove’s experiences at one of America’s leading technology companies, this legendary management book is a Silicon Valley staple, equally appropriate for sales managers, accountants, consultants, and teachers, as well as CEOs and startup founders. Grove covers techniques for creating highly productive teams, demonstrating methods of motivation that lead to peak performance—throughout, High Output Management is a practical handbook for navigating real-life business scenarios and a powerful management manifesto with the ability to revolutionize the way we work. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Introduction to Project Management Second Edition

Author: Kathy Schwalbe
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133714507
Release Date:
Genre: Business & Economics

Best-selling author Kathy Schwalbe's Introduction to Project Management, Second Edition offers a general yet concise introduction to project management. This book provides up-to- date information on how good project, program, and portfolio management can

Quality Software Project Management

Author: Robert T. Futrell
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional
ISBN: 0130912972
Release Date: 2002-01
Genre: Computers

Drawing on best practices identified at the Software Quality Institute and embodied in bodies of knowledge from the Project Management Institute, the American Society of Quality, IEEE, and the Software Engineering Institute, Quality Software Project Management teaches 34 critical skills that allow any manager to minimize costs, risks, and time-to-market. Written by leading practitioners Robert T. Futrell, Donald F. Shafer, and Linda I. Shafer, it addresses the entire project lifecycle, covering process, project, and people. It contains extensive practical resources-including downloadable checklists, templates, and forms.