9781932531770

Project Management for Small Business Made Easy

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  • ISBN13:

    9781932531770

  • ISBN10:

    1932531777

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-04-07
  • Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

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Summary

Take charge of your business--every step of the wayAre you so busy putting out fires in your business that you don't have time to build your dreams? Put down the fire extinguisher for as long as it takes to read this book, and you'll emerge with a feeling of control you haven't experienced since you started your business. Project management helps you plan for and react to every challenge, opportunity and problem facing your business--tasks as diverse as opening a new location, developing an ad campaign, hiring new staff and more. Project-management strategies will: Allow you to seize opportunities and solve problems Teach you to prioritize projects for the best results Reduce errors and improve your bottom lineImplementing these project-management strategies will help you get the small hassles undercontrol, leaving you free to focus on building the business of your dreams.

Author Biography

Sid Kemp, P.M.P. , former director of the Alamo chapter of the Project Management Institute, is the author of Ultimate Guide to Project Management for Small Business. He is a project management teacher and consultant to Fortune 500 and federal government clients.

Table of Contents

Get it done right!p. 1
Small business projectsp. 12
Prepare, do, follow throughp. 26
Dreams and opportunitiesp. 36
Problems and solutionsp. 44
What are we making?p. 53
Planning time and moneyp. 62
Making it goodp. 69
Making sure the job gets donep. 76
Teamwork and communicationsp. 85
Getting what you needp. 94
Pulling the plan togetherp. 105
Keeping everything on trackp. 116
Prevent scope creepp. 124
Stay on time and on budgetp. 132
Quality : eliminate errorp. 141
Risk : manage uncertaintyp. 151
Managing expectationsp. 159
Follow throughp. 168
Deliver delightp. 183
Storefront success : know what you want, plan, and go for itp. 194
Case study : planning a year of projectsp. 207
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