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Best Practices and Advances in Program Management


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Implementing Project and Program Benefit Management

Implementing Project and Program Benefit Management

Forthcoming

Kenn Dolan
October 01, 2018

Project management offices (PMOs) are increasingly valued by organizational leaders. This book provides ten powerful techniques to enable a PMO to create value and benefits. These techniques include: making the business case for a PMO, determining key functions to perform by using a Work Breakdown...

The Human Variable in Project Management

The Human Variable in Project Management

Forthcoming

Denise Thompson
September 15, 2018

The Human Variable in Project Management is about the understanding and development of a people centered practice. The book explains how to create a project management model based on self-empowering teams, value stream delivery, and efficient progressive development. Combining leadership concepts...

Managing Changes Across Cultures

Managing Changes Across Cultures

Forthcoming

Risto Gladden
September 01, 2018

Managing change across cultures can be tricky, and universal approaches to change management may not serve their purpose in every cultural setting. This book examines the cultural dimensions that can influence the perceptions of and reactions to change in different cultural contexts and highlights...

Project Business Management

Project Business Management

Forthcoming

Oliver F. Lehmann
June 01, 2018

Roughly half of all project managers have to lead customer projects as profit centers on contractor side with two big objectives: making the customer happy and bringing money home. Customer projects are a high-risk business on both sides, customers and contractors, but the dynamics of this business...

Managing Complex Construction Projects: A Systems Approach

Managing Complex Construction Projects: A Systems Approach

John K. Briesemeister
March 15, 2018

To many program, project, or construction managers, a complex project seems to be a labyrinth with many hidden dangers. This book is a guide through that labyrinth. It explains best practices and provides insight so they cannot only identify hidden dangers but also effectively manage the...

Managing Project Competence: The Lemon and the Loop

Managing Project Competence: The Lemon and the Loop

Rolf Medina
January 25, 2018

For companies to be successful, the management of an organization needs to understand how competence evolves and how it can be utilized and linked to the organization’s goals. When executive managers understand this, there is a higher probability that the people working in the organization will be...

The Human Change Management Body of Knowledge (HCMBOK®), Third Edition

The Human Change Management Body of Knowledge (HCMBOK®), Third Edition

Vicente Goncalves, Carla Campos
January 24, 2018

"I am happy to recommend this work. I believe in the principles presented in it and identify with its context. Due to the lack of knowledge on the subject in the market, it is a topic that must be made known. The book should be in the library of all project and change managers."— Paul Dinsmore, PMI...

Creating a Greater Whole: A Project Manager’s Guide to Becoming a Leader

Creating a Greater Whole: A Project Manager’s Guide to Becoming a Leader

Susan G. Schwartz
December 27, 2017

Creating a Greater Whole unlocks the not-so-secret secrets of what aspiring managers need to become strong leaders. This information-rich, easy to understand guide offers readers an immediate clear path to honing their leadership skills using the rigor and discipline of project management...

Realizing Strategy through Projects: The Executive's Guide

Realizing Strategy through Projects: The Executive's Guide

Carl Marnewick
December 04, 2017

Executives should not necessarily know the intricacies of project management, but they should know how project management, as a discipline, can benefit the organization in implementing its strategies and realizing its vision. The only way that executives can effectively apply project management to...

Project Management beyond Waterfall and Agile

Project Management beyond Waterfall and Agile

Mounir Ajam
December 01, 2017

This book goes beyond the paint by numbers approach, transcending the "how" of project management to the "what" and "why," which is critical for leaders of change. — Dr. Joel B. Carboni, President and Founder, GPM Global and President, IPMA-USA Project Management beyond Waterfall and Agile...

PMI-PBA® Exam Practice Test and Study Guide

PMI-PBA® Exam Practice Test and Study Guide

Brian Williamson
October 26, 2017

The PMI-PBA® Exam Practice Test and Study Guide attempts to address all your questions and concerns by providing two of the most sought-after study aids: memory maps and practice questions. The systematic use of memory maps helps aid in the efficient recall of information and can boost confidence...

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