- New sections include new sections on scope changes, exiting projects, collective belief, and managing virtual team members
- More than 25 case studies, including one on the Iridium Project, that cover all aspects of project management, are available.
- 400 discussion questions
- More than 125 multiple choice questions
Project Management: A Systems Approach for Planning, Scheduling and Controlling The Fast Forward MBA In Project Management (Portable Mba Series). Eric Verzuh This book is one of the most popular on the subject of project management. This third edition is updated with many proven methods for managing projects. These include setting project objectives, scheduling, and project costing. It covers all aspects of project planning, tracking, and definition, as well as how to build stronger teams. This edition contains new chapters on Agile project management, PMI exam preparation, and many other topics. The Fast Forward MBA Project Management (Portable Mba Series). Microsoft Project 2007: The Missing Manual Bonnie Biafore. Schedules, budgets and communications. Resources. Projects large and small contain them all. Microsoft Project 2007 can help to control them, not let them. Project is a complex program, and learning it can be a project in its own right. Microsoft Project 2007: The Missing Manual will help you get up to speed quickly. Bonnie Biafore is a project management expert. This book will teach you everything, from setting budgets and tracking times to testing scenarios and recognizing problems before your project fails. Find out what’s new and how to choose the right edition of Project 2007 Standard, Project Professional or Enterprise Project Management Solution. Microsoft Project 2007: The Missing Manual is more than just a software guide. The Missing Manual also provides a detailed overview of project management basics as well as solid advice on how Project to:
- Defining your project is key. Plan your approach
- Set up a budget, estimate your project and define tasks. Break the work down into manageable chunks.
- Make a schedule and define the work order. Learn how to use deadlines and date constraints.
- Create a project team and assign tasks to resources: “Who does what?”
- You can refine the project to meet your objectives by incorporating reality into the schedule. This will help you to control project costs.
- You can track progress and communicate with your team members through reports, information sharing and meetings that work
- Take valuable lessons from the past and close your project
Microsoft Project 2007 is the most popular project management program. This Missing Manual is the book that explains why.