Features practical, exercises, templates tools and checklists to use in real life
Chapter - 01: Project success is more than just one thing; Chapter - 02: The accidental project manager - What is this going to take?; Chapter - 03: Where does a project manager fit in the or-ganization? The role of the PMO; Chapter - 04: Project governance; Chapter - 05: Project scope - Defining it, managing it, changing it and avoiding creep; Chapter - 06: The project quality plan; Chapter - 07: Different types of project lifecycle models; Chapter - 08: Planning the project - Schedule management (time management); Chapter - 09: The project staffing plan; Chapter - 10: Design and configuration management; Chapter - 11: Cost planning and cost management; Chapter - 12: The project's supply chain plan; Chapter - 13: Project execution - Tracking, updating, re-porting and acceptance; Chapter - 14: Evaluation, lessons learnt and improving the next project
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