In today's time-based and cost-conscious global business environment, tight project deadlines and stringent expectations are the norm. This classic book provides businesspeople with an excellent introduction to project management, supplying sound, basic information (along with updated tools and techniques) to understand and master the complexities and nuances of project management.
Clear and down-to-earth, this step-by-step guide explains how to effectively spearhead every stage of a project--from developing the goals and objectives to managing the project team--and make project management work in any company. This updated second edition includes:
* New material on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) * Do's and don'ts of implementing scheduling software * Coverage of the PMP certification offered by the Project Management Institute * Updated information on developing problem statements and mission statements * Techniques for implementing today's project management technologies in any organization--in any industry.