Project Management Fundamentals, Second Edition - Gregory Haugan
Project Management Fundamentals, Second Edition - Gregory Haugan


 
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© 2011, 6" x 9" softcover, 380 pages
ISBN 978-1-56726-281-0
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) terminology, 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.

Contents

Part I: 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.



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