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Table Of Contents

1 Introduction
1.1 What is Project Management?
2 A World Without Project Management
3 Introducing PMBOK
4 Adding the Project Manager to the Mix
6.1 Initiating the Project
7 Planning the Project
7.1 Executing the Project
7.2 Monitoring and Controlling the Project
7.3 Closing the Project
8 Framing Project Management
8.1 The Project Plan as an Integration Product
8.1.1 Developing the Project Plan
8.1.2 Executing the Project Plan
8.1.3 Controlling Change to the Project Plan
8.2 Putting a Stake in the Ground – Project Scope
8.2.1 Igniting the Project
8.2.2 Creating the Stake
8.2.3 Defining the Boundary Limits
8.2.4 Announcing the Claim
8.2.5 Fending Off the Claim Jumpers
8.3 Conquering Time
8.3.1 Defining the Activity
8.3.2 Which Came First, the Chicken Or the Egg
8.3.3 Hard-Boiled or Soft-Boiled
8.3.4 Scheduling
8.3.5 Controlling the Schedule
8.4 Banking On It
9 Leaning on Resources
9.1.1 Applying Cost
9.1.2 Budgeting the Project
9.1.3 Controlling Cost
9.2 Managing the Right Stuff
9.2.1 Quality is Planned
9.2.2 Quality is Watched
9.2.3 Quality is Controlled
9.3 Working with People
9.3.1 Working Together
9.3.2 Finding the Right People
9.3.3 Developing Team
9.4 Opening up the Lines of Communication
9.4.1 Laying the Infrastructure
9.4.2 Making the Connection
9.4.3 Cleaning Up Static
9.4.4 Ending the Connection
9.5 Base Jumping a Project
9.5.1 The More Risk, the Better the Experience
9.5.2 Extreme Sports or Golf?
9.5.3 Be Prepared
9.5.4 Taking the Jump
9.6 Going Shopping
9.6.1 Creating a Shopping List
9.6.2 Walking the Mall
9.6.3 Window Shopping
9.6.4 Finding the Right Store
9.6.5 Making the Purchase
9.6.6 Wrapping It Up
10 Concluding Project Management
11 Comparing Project Management Frameworks
12.1 Benefiting from Cloud Computing
12.2 The Ease of Linking (Hyperlinks)
12.3 Subscribing to Success (Blogging)
12.4 Interfacing with the Project (Mashups)
12.7 Testing the Limits (Portability)
13.1 A Project as Information
13.2 A Project as Workflow
13.3 A Project as People
15 References
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PMBOK Quick Implementation Guide - Standard Introduction, Tips for Successful PMBOK Managed Projects, FAQs, Mapping Responsibilities, Terms and Definitions

PMBOK Quick Implementation Guide - Standard Introduction, Tips for Successful PMBOK Managed Projects, FAQs, Mapping Responsibilities, Terms and Definitions

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The author has collected the experiences of organizations, quality managers and auditors who have actually worked with the present version of the PMBOK standard. This hard-won experience is presented here in this leading guide to understanding and satisfying the requirements of PMBOK, and to applying the principles that underpin this internationally recognized family of standards for managing and communicating quality of Management Processes.This best-selling PMBOK quality management handbook from one of the worlds leading experts on the PMBOK Project Management standard is fully updated with the latest experiences of successfully working with the standard from industry and the service sector, plus quality auditors.Analyzes each section, clause and requirement in detail, with practical implementation guidance on f.i. Managing stakeholders, The Importance of Peer to Peer Communication, Project Status Reporting, Expert Management Systems, Knowledge Management and Technology, The Ideal Project Manager Specification, Deadly Myths of Earned Value Methods in Project Management, Avoiding Project Management Pitfalls, Project Status Reports Everyone Can Understand etc etc.Whether establishing a PMBOK quality management system for the first time, or upgrading an existing system, this handbook is ideal for students, practitioners, managers, instructors and auditors. It is supported by a wide range of solutions, FAQs, tips for implementers, and an insightful overview that will be invaluable in any sector, industry, business or organization.
The author has collected the experiences of organizations, quality managers and auditors who have actually worked with the present version of the PMBOK standard. This hard-won experience is presented here in this leading guide to understanding and satisfying the requirements of PMBOK, and to applying the principles that underpin this internationally recognized family of standards for managing and communicating quality of Management Processes.This best-selling PMBOK quality management handbook from one of the worlds leading experts on the PMBOK Project Management standard is fully updated with the latest experiences of successfully working with the standard from industry and the service sector, plus quality auditors.Analyzes each section, clause and requirement in detail, with practical implementation guidance on f.i. Managing stakeholders, The Importance of Peer to Peer Communication, Project Status Reporting, Expert Management Systems, Knowledge Management and Technology, The Ideal Project Manager Specification, Deadly Myths of Earned Value Methods in Project Management, Avoiding Project Management Pitfalls, Project Status Reports Everyone Can Understand etc etc.Whether establishing a PMBOK quality management system for the first time, or upgrading an existing system, this handbook is ideal for students, practitioners, managers, instructors and auditors. It is supported by a wide range of solutions, FAQs, tips for implementers, and an insightful overview that will be invaluable in any sector, industry, business or organization.

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