Fundamentals of Project Management, Sixth Edition
by Joseph Heagney
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Pub Date 30 Aug 2022 | Archive Date 29 Aug 2022
*Includes News Sections on Working with Virtual Teams and Leveraging Modern Technologies
Enables project managers to understand priorities, maximize resources, and minimize risks in order to complete projects on time and on budget.
For close to three decades, Fundamentals of Project Management has helped managers tackle the complexities of the job. Succinct and easy to read, this handbook simplifies concepts, answers questions, and helps tame the chaos that can erupt as projects move from planning to completion.
The Sixth Edition of this trusted bestseller offers the practical guidelines and tools project managers have come to expect, along with new information explaining changes to the PMBOK® Guide, 7th Edition. Updated tools, techniques, examples, and exercises clearly explain how to:
- Clarify project goals and objectives.
- Manage stakeholders in the planning process.
- Develop solid estimates.
- Produce a workable schedule and communication plan.
- Lead the project team effectively in any setting, in-person or virtual.
- Control and evaluate progress at every stage and manage project recovery.
- Close the project and review lessons learned.
- And much more.
Project crises are all too common, but often easy to avoid and respond to. With its practical, step-by-step approach, this book gets both new and experienced managers up to speed. Start with the fundamentals, manage your projects accordingly, and be equipped for success throughout your career
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Average rating from 4 members
If you are a project manager, interested in becoming one, or have project management certification that needs to be renewed, I encourage you to get a copy of this most recent edition of Fundamentals of Project Management. There is quite a bit of new information and this book expertly explains the changes to the 7th edition of the PMBOK Guide, as well as provides clear examples and techniques which clarify. It’s worth the investment of time and money.