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Fundamentals of Project Management - 5th Edition by Joseph Heagney (Paperback)

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Highlights

  • Project mishaps are all too common but often easy to avoid.
  • About the Author: JOSEPH HEAGNEY has been President of QMA International, LLC, since 2001, providing a wide range of management learning solutions.
  • 240 Pages
  • Business + Money Management, Project Management

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About the Book



Discover timeless insights that will help any project manager plan and execute even the most complex projects on time, on budget, and with maximum efficiency.



Book Synopsis



Project mishaps are all too common but often easy to avoid. Fundamentals of Project Management gets both new and current managers up to speed on the basics--the first crucial step for completing projects timely and on budget.

Having already helped many generations of project managers navigate the ins and outs of every aspect of successful project management, this revised edition remains the perfect resource for succeeding in this complex discipline that has changed greatly in recent years.

In Fundamentals of Project Management, management expert Joseph Heagney contains new information on topics including:

  • Clarify project goals and objectives
  • Develop a work breakdown in structure
  • Create a project risk plan
  • Produce a realistic schedule
  • Manage change requests
  • Control and evaluate progress at every

Fully updated in accordance with the latest version of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK(R)), this all-encompassing book contains expanded coverage on areas such as estimating, stakeholder management, procurement management, creating a communication plan, project closure, PMP certification requirements and more.

Full of tools, techniques, examples, and instructive exercises, Fundamentals of Project Management will refresh your knowledge and equip you with the proper skills to succeed.



From the Back Cover



For two decades, Fundamentals of Project Management has helped people tackle the complexities of the job. Succinct and easy to read, the book simplifies concepts, answers questions, and helps tame the chaos that can erupt as projects move from planning to completion.

The fifth edition of this trusted bestseller offers the practical guidelines and tools project managers have come to expect, with new information explaining changes to the PMBOK(R) Guide. Updated tools, techniques, examples, and exercises clearly explain how to:

- Clarify project goals and objectives

- NEW Manage stakeholders in the planning process

- Form a project risk plan

- NEW Create a communication plan

- Use a work breakdown structure

- NEW Develop solid estimates

- Produce a workable schedule

- NEW Improve procurement management

- Manage change requests

- Lead the project team effectively

- Control and evaluate progress at every stage

- NEW Close the project and review lessons learned

- And more

Project mishaps are all too common, but often easy to avoid. With its practical, step-by-step approach, this book gets both new and experienced managers up to speed on the fundamentals--the first crucial step for completing projects on time and on budget.

Joseph Heagney has been president of QMA International, LLC since 2001, providing a wide range of management learning solutions. He was previously the global leader for project management best practices at the American Management Association, where he currently serves as a faculty member.



Review Quotes




"This book is a great resource for helping a project manager or other team member to learn new tools and techniques or refresh their knowledge." --PM World Journal




About the Author



JOSEPH HEAGNEY has been President of QMA International, LLC, since 2001, providing a wide range of management learning solutions. He was previously the Global Practice Leader for Project Management Best Practices at the American Management Association, where he currently serves as a faculty member.

Dimensions (Overall): 8.9 Inches (H) x 6.0 Inches (W) x 1.3 Inches (D)
Weight: .9 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 240
Genre: Business + Money Management
Sub-Genre: Project Management
Publisher: Amacom
Format: Paperback
Author: Joseph Heagney
Language: English
Street Date: August 16, 2016
TCIN: 51156557
UPC: 9780814437360
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-7422
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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