© 2011, 6" x 9" softcover, 380 pages
Product Code B810
By Gregory T. Haugan, PhD, PMP
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Build on the Right Fundamentals for Project Management Success!
To achieve success in any endeavor, you
need to understand the fundamental aspects of that endeavor. To achieve
success in project management, you should start with
Project Management Fundamentals: Key Concepts and Methodology, Second Edition.
This completely revised edition offers
new project managers a solid foundation in the basics of the discipline.
Using a step-by-step approach and conventional project management (PM)
Project Management Fundamentals is a commonsense guide that focuses on how essential PM methods, tools, and techniques can be put into practice immediately.
New material in this second edition includes:
- A thorough discussion of agile project management and its use in real-life situations
- Detailed explanations of the unique factors involved in managing service projects
- An enhanced appendix on management maturity models
- A new appendix on project communications and social networking
- Expanded coverage of the triple
constraints in PM, going beyond scope, schedule, and cost to include
quality, resources, and risks
As a refresher for the experienced project manager or as a comprehensive introductory guide for the new practitioner, Project Management Fundamentals: Key Concepts and Methodology, Second Edition, is the go-to resource that delivers.
Introduction and Overview • Part II: The Project Management Methodology •
Part III: Applying the Methodology • Part IV: Environmental and
Facilitating Elements • Part V: Agile Project Management • Management
Maturity Models • Advanced Project Management Concepts for Further Study
• Project and Program Life Cycles • Types of Projects • Project
Communications Systems and Networking
Gregory T. Haugan, PhD, PMP,
is the owner of GLH Inc., which specializes in project planning,
proposal preparation, and using work breakdown structures and other
project management methodologies. Dr. Haugan has more than 40 years of
experience as a project manager, project management advisor, and
government and private sector official in planning, scheduling,
managing, and operating projects of all sizes and levels of complexity.