The Government Manager's Guide to Project Management - Jonathan Weinstein, Timothy Jaques
The Government Manager's Guide to Project Management


 
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© 2013, 7" x 10,” 114 pages
ISBN 978-1-56726-417-3
Product Code B173
By Jonathan Weinstein, PMP and Timothy Jaques, PMP


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The Government Manager’s Guide to Project Management

This realistic cross-section of the project management discipline in the federal arena will help anyone leading, working on, or affecting the direction of a project team. It covers the entire scope of project management from organization to methodology, technology to leadership. This volume focuses on the three project management organizational dimensions of culture, systems, and structure. Federal practices and successes in the areas of communication, project leadership, stakeholders, and key competencies are highlighted. The book offers clear and practical advice drawn from a variety of project management successes in the federal arena.

Contents: The Evolution of Federal Project Management • Fitting Project Management into the Organization • Building Strong Teams • Leveraging Technology for Project Success • The Crucial Role of Communication • Leadership and the Project Manager • Engaging Stakeholders • Project Management Competencies and Skills • The Federal Project Management Framework • Understanding Project Performance Management • The Promise of Project Management in the Federal Government • Acronyms and Abbreviations • References and Resources

About the Authors

Jonathan Weinstein, PMP, has worked with agencies at all levels of government—local, state, and federal; civilian and defense. He is a featured speaker at national and international conferences.

Timothy Jaques, PMP, has worked in a variety of federal and state government agencies, where he has managed projects, developed project management methodologies and PMOs, and delivered training.

Jon and Tim are founding partners at Line of Sight, which delivers project management, process engineering, and organizational change management services to government and private sector clients. They are coauthors of Achieving Project Management Success in the Federal Government.


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