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9781840784466

Effective Project Management in Easy Steps

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    9781840784466

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    1840784466

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-03-20
  • Publisher: In Easy Steps Limited

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Author Biography

John Carroll is a successful project management consultant with many years experience of managing projects and training managers, in both large and small Organizations.

Table of Contents

The Basicsp. 7
Introductionp. 8
What is a Project?p. 9
Project Managementp. 10
Managing a Projectp. 12
4 Steps to Successp. 14
Responsibility & Authorityp. 15
Good Project Managersp. 16
Project Management Stylep. 18
Summaryp. 20
Getting Startedp. 21
Starting a Projectp. 22
Assembling the Teamp. 24
The Project Organizationp. 26
Why Projects Go Wrongp. 28
Getting it Rightp. 30
Terms of Referencep. 32
Creating the Terms of Referencep. 34
Project Planningp. 36
Summaryp. 38
The Business Casep. 39
Feasibilityp. 40
The Business Casep. 42
Example Business Casep. 43
Developing the Costsp. 44
Investment Appraisalp. 46
Cash Flow Modelp. 48
Reviewing the Business Casep. 50
Summaryp. 52
Planningp. 53
Objectivesp. 54
Constraintsp. 56
Starting the Planp. 58
Structuring the Planp. 60
Work Breakdown Structurep. 62
Estimatingp. 64
Task Sizep. 66
Summaryp. 68
Schedulingp. 69
Work Effort & Durationp. 70
Contingencyp. 72
Applying Contingencyp. 74
Schedulingp. 76
Project Schedulep. 78
Gantt Chartsp. 80
Scheduling Toolsp. 82
Critical Pathp. 84
Developing the Schedulep. 85
Agile Projectsp. 86
Summaryp. 88
Risk Managementp. 89
Types of Riskp. 90
Managing Riskp. 92
Risk Identificationp. 94
Risk Estimationp. 96
Risk Evolutionp. 98
Countermeasuresp. 100
Risk Logp. 102
Risk Managementp. 104
Summaryp. 106
Organizingp. 107
Getting Organizedp. 108
Resourcesp. 110
The Stage Planp. 112
Organizing Activitiesp. 114
Activity Schedulesp. 116
Software Developmentp. 118
Documentationp. 119
Summaryp. 120
Leadingp. 121
Stakeholdersp. 122
The Change Processp. 124
Teamworkp. 126
Team Buildingp. 128
End Usersp. 130
The Leadership Rolep. 132
Effective Communicationsp. 134
Communications Planp. 136
Difficult Peoplep. 138
Summaryp. 140
Controlp. 141
Keeping Controlp. 142
Project Meetingsp. 144
Measuring Progressp. 146
Project Reportsp. 148
Change Controlp. 150
Dealing with Changep. 152
Stage Boundariesp. 154
Summaryp. 156
Project Stagesp. 157
Project Life Cyclep. 158
Project Road Mapp. 159
Why Five Stages?p. 160
The Early Stagesp. 162
Initiation Stagep. 164
Project Initiation Documentp. 166
Strategy Stagep. 168
Analysis Stagep. 170
Design & Build Stagep. 172
The Build Processp. 174
Implementation Stagep. 176
Summaryp. 178
Project Closurep. 179
Closing the Projectp. 180
Project Closurep. 182
and finallyp. 184
Summaryp. 186
Indexp. 187
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