Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge PMBOK Guide Fifth Edition

Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge  PMBOK   Guide    Fifth Edition Author Project Management Institute
ISBN-10 9781935589815
Release 2013-01-01
Pages 589
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A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) —Fifth Edition reflects the collaboration and knowledge of working project managers and provides the fundamentals of project management as they apply to a wide range of projects. This internationally recognized standard gives project managers the essential tools to practice project management and deliver organizational results. • A 10th Knowledge Area has been added; Project Stakeholder Management expands upon the importance of appropriately engaging project stakeholders in key decisions and activities. • Project data information and information flow have been redefined to bring greater consistency and be more aligned with the Data, Information, Knowledge and Wisdom (DIKW) model used in the field of Knowledge Management. • Four new planning processes have been added: Plan Scope Management, Plan Schedule Management, Plan Cost Management and Plan Stakeholder Management: These were created to reinforce the concept that each of the subsidiary plans are integrated through the overall project management plan.



A Project Manager s Book of Forms

A Project Manager s Book of Forms Author Cynthia Stackpole Snyder
ISBN-10 9781118430781
Release 2013-02-04
Pages 240
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The only book of forms that exactly follows the content of the PMBOK Guide, A Project Manager's Book of Forms provides a "road map" approach so readers know exactly where they are and what forms precede and follow their current position on a project. This Second Edition aligns with the release of the Fifth Edition of the PMBOK Guide. Hard copies of the forms may be taken and reproduced directly from the book, and completely editable electronic versions of all the blank forms, in Microsoft Office-compatible format, are available on an accompanying website. You may use them as is or tailor them to your own needs.



A User s Manual to the PMBOK Guide

A User s Manual to the PMBOK Guide Author Cynthia Stackpole Snyder
ISBN-10 9781118431078
Release 2013-02-04
Pages 320
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This accessible Second Edition of A User's Manual to the PMBOK Guide walks the reader through the new Fifth Edition of the PMBOK Guide, beginning with the process definition, then a description of the intent of the process, followed by a discussion of the individual ITTOs (inputs, tools and techniques and outputs). Co-branded and approved by the Project Management Institute (PMI), this clearly written and accessible manual allows true understanding and implementation of the PMBOK Guide standard. The guide features examples, handy tips, and sample forms to supplement learning.



Agile Practice Guide

Agile Practice Guide Author
ISBN-10 9781628253993
Release 2017-09-06
Pages 190
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Agile Practice Guide – First Edition has been developed as a resource to understand, evaluate, and use agile and hybrid agile approaches. This practice guide provides guidance on when, where, and how to apply agile approaches and provides practical tools for practitioners and organizations wanting to increase agility. This practice guide is aligned with other PMI standards, including A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Sixth Edition, and was developed as the result of collaboration between the Project Management Institute and the Agile Alliance.



Construction Extension to the PMBOK Guide

Construction Extension to the PMBOK   Guide Author Project Management Institute
ISBN-10 9781628251746
Release 2016-09-01
Pages 215
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A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) provides generalized project management guidance applicable to most projects most of the time. In order to apply this generalized guidance to construction projects, the Project Management Institute has developed the Construction Extension to the PMBOK® Guide.This Construction Extension provides construction-specific guidance for the project management practitioner for each of the PMBOK® Guide Knowledge Areas, as well as guidance in these additional areas not found in the PMBOK® Guide:•All project resources, rather than just human resources•Project health, safety, security, and environmental management•Project financial management, in addition to cost•Management of claims in constructionThis edition of the Construction Extension also follows a new structure, discussing the principles in each of the Knowledge Areas rather than discussing the individual processes. This approach broadens the applicability of the Construction Extension by increasing the focus on the “what” and “why” of construction project management. This Construction Extension also includes discussion of emerging trends and developments in the construction industry that affect the application of project management to construction projects.



Q As for the PMBOK Guide Sixth Edition

Q   As for the PMBOK   Guide Sixth Edition Author Project Management Institute Project Management Institute
ISBN-10 9781628254624
Release 2017-10-19
Pages 352
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In this newest edition, PMI presents straightforward questions and answers to the most common questions about project management, the project management framework, and the knowledge areas contained within the PMBOK® Guide - Fifth Edition. This handy reference will help project managers and students enhance their knowledge in specific areas and test themselves on issues that are essential to successful project management.



PMP Certification A Beginner s Guide

PMP Certification  A Beginner s Guide Author George Angel
ISBN-10 9780071633710
Release 2009-11-10
Pages 464
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Essential Project Management Skills--Made Easy! This accessible guide bridges the gap between being a project manager and becoming a globally recognized Project Management Professional (PMP). Covering the latest PMP exam content from the Project Management Institute (PMI), the book explains PMI's worldwide standard methods, nine knowledge areas, and 42 processes. You'll learn proven strategies for improving project efficiency and effectiveness, balancing constraints, communicating timely and accurate project status, and successfully bringing a project to completion. A real-world case study that's followed throughout the book provides helpful examples, checklists, and proven project results. Designed for Easy Learning: Key Skills & Concepts--Chapter-opening lists of specific skills covered in the chapter Ask the Expert--Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips Try This--Hands-on exercises that show you how to apply your skills Notes--Extra information related to the topic being covered Tips--Helpful reminders to help you prepare for the PMP exam



Identifying and Managing Project Risk

Identifying and Managing Project Risk Author Tom Kendrick
ISBN-10 9780814436097
Release 2015-03-25
Pages 400
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Projects—especially complex ones—are inherently risky. Between time constraints, technical challenges, and resource issues, things can easily go wrong—making the identification of potential risks an essential component of every project manager's job. Fully updated and consistent with the Risk Management Professional (RMP) certification and the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®), Identifying and Managing Project Risk remains the definitive resource for project managers seeking to guard against failure. Drawing on real-world situations and hundreds of examples, the book outlines the risk management process and provides proven methods for project risk planning. Readers will learn how to use high-level risk assessment tools, implement a system for monitoring and controlling projects, and properly document every consideration. Analyzing aspects such as project scope, available resources, and scheduling, the third edition also offers fresh guidance on program risk management, qualitative and quantitative risk analysis, simulation and modeling, and significant "non-project" risks. This practical book will help readers eliminate surprises and keep projects on track.



PMP Project Management Professional Study Guide Fourth Edition

PMP Project Management Professional Study Guide  Fourth Edition Author Joseph Phillips
ISBN-10 9780071775915
Release 2013-07-16
Pages 784
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Revised to cover the 2011 update to PMIs Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), the Fourth Edition of McGraw-Hills flagship project management certification study guide covers all of the new PMP exam objectives



The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management

The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management Author Eric Verzuh
ISBN-10 9781119086581
Release 2015-10-12
Pages 528
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The all-inclusive guide to exceptional project management The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management is the comprehensive guide to real-world project management methods, tools, and techniques. Practical, easy-to-use, and deeply thorough, this book gives you answers you need now. You'll find the cutting-edge ideas and hard-won wisdom of one of the field's leading experts, delivered in short, lively segments that address common management issues. Brief descriptions of important concepts, tips on real-world applications, and compact case studies illustrate the most sought-after skills and the pitfalls you should watch out for. This new fifth edition features new case studies, new information on engaging stakeholders, change management, new guidance on using Agile techniques, and new content that integrates current events and trends in the project management sphere. Project management is a complex role, with seemingly conflicting demands that must be coordinated into a single, overarching, executable strategy — all within certain time, resource, and budget constraints. This book shows you how to get it all together and get it done, with expert guidance every step of the way. Navigate complex management issues effectively Master key concepts and real-world applications Learn from case studies of today's leading experts Keep your project on track, on time, and on budget From finding the right sponsor to clarifying objectives to setting a realistic schedule and budget projection, all across different departments, executive levels, or technical domains, project management incorporates a wide range of competencies. The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management shows you what you need to know, the best way to do it, and what to watch out for along the way.



Successful Project Management

Successful Project Management Author Jack Gido
ISBN-10 9781337517355
Release 2017-02-21
Pages 50
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Master the skills and knowledge needed to work successfully in today's project management environment with Gido/Clements/Baker's SUCCESSFUL PROJECT MANAGEMENT, 7E. This best-selling book details how to organize and manage project teams -- from planning and scheduling to cost management. Each chapter aligns with PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) to ensure familiarity with today's best practices. Coverage of the latest business challenges addresses project constraints, stakeholder issues, the project charter, and how projects relate to the organization's strategic plan. Reader practice effective communication and examine how professionals apply project management in the workplace with new and revised cases and real-world vignettes. End-of-chapter practice and Internet exercises review the concepts most critical to project management success. Future and current professionals find the insights and specifics needed to manage projects most effectively in business today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Project Management Case Studies

Project Management Case Studies Author Harold Kerzner
ISBN-10 9781119389163
Release 2017-04-11
Pages 816
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Learn how project management can make a company sink or soar Project Management Case Studies presents a compilation of illustrative case studies showcasing both exceptional and poorly-implemented project management techniques. Broad in scope yet rich in industry-specific detail, this book provides over 100 case studies drawn from real companies to demonstrate ways in which project management concepts translate into real-world action. This new fifth edition has been updated to meet today's project management standards, and features 18 new case studies including high-profile cases from Disney, the Olympics, 787 Dreamliner, Airbus 380, and more, with new cases that specifically focus on agile and scrum methodologies. Whether you're preparing for a PMP certification, seeking continuing education, or just looking to broaden your understanding of the project management function, this book provides crystal-clear illustration of what real-world project management entails. Effective project management is the key to competitive advantage and financial success for any company. Planning, scheduling, and controlling are critical functions that can make or break an operation, and when things go wrong, the results can be catastrophic. This book takes you inside major successes and failures to show you what worked, what didn't, and what should have been done differently. Learn how project management techniques are put into real-world practice Discover how companies rely upon project managers to remain competitive Examine agile and scrum methodologies and their applications in industry Identify new practices and techniques that could benefit your organization Project management is more action than concept, making case studies the ideal way to internalize essential techniques. Whether used alone or as a supplement to any project management textbook, Project Management Case Studies provides invaluable insight and clear lessons from major companies around the world.



The PMP Exam

The PMP Exam Author Andy Crowe
ISBN-10 9780972967310
Release 2005
Pages 504
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This self-study guide for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam from the Project Management Institute contains everything project managers need to pass the PMP Exam, including 44 processes, and 592 inputs, tools, and outputs. Exam topics are covered and insider secrets, complete explanations of all PMP subjects, test tricks and tips, hundreds of highly realistic sample questions, and exercises designed to strengthen understanding of PMP concepts and prepare managers for exam success on the first attempt are provided.



Project Procurement Management

Project Procurement Management Author Stephen Guth
ISBN-10 1522937072
Release 2016-01-04
Pages 370
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Project Procurement Management Explained Stephen Guth focuses, through a practitioner's eyes, on the Project Management Institute's (PMI(r)) Project Procurement Management Knowledge Area. The PMI's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK(r) Guide)-Fifth Edition is used as a basis to describe key elements of structured procurements, including procurement planning, competitive solicitations, negotiations, legal considerations of procurement, contract management and administration, dispute resolution, and procurement ethics. Project Procurement Management: A Guide to Structured Procurements explains and elaborates on Project Procurement Management, bridging the gap between project managers and procurement professionals and guiding the reader on the "how to" of implementing a structured procurement methodology in a real life setting. Whether you are a project manager seeking to understand procurement or a procurement professional who is considering Project Procurement Management as a basis for building a structured procurement methodology, this book has something for you



PMI Guide to Business Analysis

PMI Guide to Business Analysis Author
ISBN-10 9781628254730
Release 2017-12-22
Pages 206
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The Standard for Business Analysis – First Edition is a new PMI foundational standard, developed as a basis for business analysis for portfolio, program, and project management. This standard illustrates how project management processes and business analysis processes are complementary activities, where the primary focus of project management processes is the project and the primary focus of business analysis processes is the product. This is a process-based standard, aligned with A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Sixth Edition, and to be used as a standard framework contributing to the business analysis body of knowledge.



A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge Pmbok Guide Fifth Ed

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge  Pmbok Guide  Fifth Ed Author Project Management Institute
ISBN-10 1628250054
Release 2013
Pages 605
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A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) Fifth Edition reflects the collaboration and knowledge of working project managers and provides the fundamentals of project management as they apply to a wide range of projects. This internationally recognized standard gives project managers the essential tools to practice project management and deliver organizational results. A 10th Knowledge Area has been added; Project Stakeholder Management expands upon the importance of appropriately engaging project stakeholders in key decisions and activities. Project data information and information flow have been redefined to bring greater consistency and be more aligned with the Data, Information, Knowledge and Wisdom (DIKW) model used in the field of Knowledge Management. Four new planning processes have been added: Plan Scope Management, Plan Schedule Management, Plan Cost Management and Plan Stakeholder Management: These were created to reinforce the concept that each of the subsidiary plans are integrated through the overall project management plan



The Project Management Tool Kit

The Project Management Tool Kit Author Tom KENDRICK
ISBN-10 9780814414774
Release 2010-04-20
Pages 272
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Today’s projects are more complex and challenging than ever, and project managers need all the help they can get to succeed amid shifting priorities, interruptions, inadequate funding, expectations of multiple stakeholders, and other obstacles. A practical on-the-job resource for project managers in any industry, this fully revised and updated edition of The Project Management Tool Kit is packed with results-oriented, practical tips on: Activity definition and delegation • Estimating and refining project schedules and risks • Resource planning and funding • Selecting and using project metrics • Documentation and project monitoring • Working with new teams and new technology • Handling inherited projects • Forecasting project completion • Special situations, contingencies, and project cancellations • Project cause-and-effect analysis • And much more Complete with checklists, examples, and clear graphics, The Project Management Tool Kit offers 100 practical, use-them-now strategies for mastering any project challenge.