The first edition of this comprehensive reference remains the required reference for project managers worldwide. Now, in addition to providing a step-by-step blueprint for overseeing virtually any project, this completely updated edition of "The Project Manager's Desk Reference" covers the latest methods and software for risk management; hands-on information on models, planning, and system thinking; innovative checklists and forms to keep each project on target; and much more.
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Strategies to keep every project on time, under budget...and problem-free. More than 50 percent of the work in a typical organization is done in a project format. While each of these projects must be managed, too often the employees named to manage them are given little if any training in the skills they will need to successfully complete the project. The Project Manager's Desk Reference, Second Edition, uses results-oriented language and easy-to-understand examples to detail how you can complete any project on time, within budget, and at the desired performance level.
Updated and revised from its best-selling first editionwhich has become one of today's most trusted all-in-one project management resourcethis ready-access toolbox will show you how to: develop project plans using Work Breakdown Structures, PERT, CPM, and Gantt schedules; conduct risk analysis; design a project control system; use earned value analysis to track projects; communicate effectively with all levels of your team; conduct the essential post-project "lessons learned" review. The secrets to successful project management are knowledge, preparation, and an ability to keep the project on track. The Project Manager's Desk Reference arms you with today's most comprehensive and understandable project management resources, providing you the foundation you need to manage any project to its successful completion.About the Author:
James P. Lewis, Ph.D. is the founder of The Lewis Institute, Inc., an association providing project management and behavioral consulting and training. Dr. Lewis has more than 20 years of project management experience and has trained more than 20,000 supervisors and managers around the world.
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