Tag Archives: Project Management

Effective Project Management: Traditional, Agile, Extreme, 7th Edition, Robert K. Wysocki

Effective Project Management Traditional, Agile, Extreme, 7th Edition

The popular guide to the project management body of knowledge, now fully updated

Now in its seventh edition, this comprehensive guide to project management has long been considered the standard for both professionals and academics. With more than 32,000 copies sold in the last three editions, it has now been fully updated to cover the new PMBOK 5. Well-known expert Robert Wysocki has added more than 100 pages of new content based on instructor feedback, enhancing the coverage of best-of-breed methods and tools for ensuring project management success. Continue reading

Effective Project Management: Traditional, Agile, Extreme, 6th Edition, Robert K. Wysocki

Effective Project Management Traditional, Agile, Extreme, 6th Edition

Many projects fail to deliver on time and within budget, and often-poor project management is to blame. If you’re a project manager, the newest edition of this expert and top-selling book will help you avoid the pitfalls and manage projects successfully. Covering the major project management techniques including Traditional (Linear and Incremental), Agile (Iterative and Adaptive), and Extreme, this book lays out a comprehensive overview of all of the best-of-breed project management approaches and tools today. Continue reading

Project Management: The Managerial Process, 5th Edition, Erik Larson

Project Management The Managerial Process, 5th Edition

As the market-leading textbook on the subject, “Project Management: The Managerial Process, 5e” is distinguished by its balanced treatment of both the technical and behavioral issues in project management as well as by its coverage of a broad range of industries to which project management principles can be applied. It focuses on how project management is integral to the organization as a whole. The 5th edition reflects the latest changes found in the practice. Other texts discuss the topics covered in this text but they do not view oversight as the project manager’s operating environment, as does Larson/Gray. Resumes of managers will soon be primarily a description of participation in and contributions to projects. Continue reading

Project Management for Healthcare (ESI International Project Management Series), 1st Edition, David Shirley

Project Management for Healthcare (ESI International Project Management Series), 1st Edition

As a growing number of healthcare organizations implement project management principles to improve cost and service efficiencies, they are in desperate need of resources that illustrate the project management needs of today’s healthcare professional. Project Management for Healthcare fills this need. Using easy-to-follow language, it explains how the time-tested principles of project management can help maximize limited resources and ensure the highest possible quality of care. Continue reading

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 4th Edition, Project Management Institute

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 4th Edition

The PMBOK9(r) Guide – Fourth Edition continues the tradition of excellence in project management with a standard that is even easier to understand and implement, with improved consistency and greater clarification. Continue reading