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Best Practices and Advances in Program Management


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All-in-One PfMP Study Guide and Practice Tests

All-in-One PfMP Study Guide and Practice Tests

Forthcoming

Ginger Levin, PMP, PgMP
January 01, 2019

This study guide prepares project portfolio managers for taking and passing the PfMP® certification exam. It provides coverage that is current with The Standard for Portfolio Management, Fourth Edition and the PfMP® Examination Content Outline (ECO), 2013. The book has five sections corresponding...

Project Management Methodologies, Governance and Success: Insight from Traditional and Transformative Research

Project Management Methodologies, Governance and Success: Insight from Traditional and Transformative Research

Forthcoming

Robert Joslin
December 01, 2018

This book takes a unique perspective by viewing project methodologies in terms of a assemblage of elements. It takes a natural science perspective to view and explain the elements of a methodology and how they influence project success. Different perspectives and environmental factors are used to...

Culturally Tuning Change Management

Culturally Tuning Change Management

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...

The Human Factor in Project Management

The Human Factor in Project Management

Forthcoming

Denise Thompson
August 13, 2018

In the fluid world of changing business environments and variables affecting projects, a style of project management that primarily relies on maintaining the Iron Triangle, that tenuous mix of schedule, scope, and budgets, is no longer the sole path to success. Today’s project management demands a...

Project Business Management

Project Business Management

Oliver F. Lehmann
July 17, 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...

PgMP® Exam Test Preparation: Test Questions, Practice Tests, and Simulated Exams

PgMP® Exam Test Preparation: Test Questions, Practice Tests, and Simulated Exams

Ginger Levin, PMP, PgMP
May 31, 2018

In addition to test questions in each of the five domains and two practice tests in print and online, this all-in-one study guide also contains flashcards for learning terms. This book is current with The Standard for Program Management, Fourth Edition, and its author is the second person in the...

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...

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