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Best Practices and Advances in Program Management


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Project Management beyond Waterfall and Agile

Project Management beyond Waterfall and Agile

Forthcoming

Mounir Ajam
November 15, 2017

The book presents a flexible, universal, and integrated three-dimensional model for managing projects. By tailoring and customizing the model to a specific industry or organization or by adapting it to a function or project classification, this model can be used to manage any project. It can also...

Earned Benefits Program Management: Aligning, Realizing, and Sustaining Strategy

Earned Benefits Program Management: Aligning, Realizing, and Sustaining Strategy

Forthcoming

Crispin Piney
November 01, 2017

The book addresses all of the principal aspects of program management. It explains how to protect against invalid numerical manipulation and provides a coherent solution for total program management. Starting with an integrated view of the project management domains, the book then focuses on an...

PMI-PBA® Exam Practice Test and Study Guide

PMI-PBA® Exam Practice Test and Study Guide

Forthcoming

Brian Williamson
October 01, 2017

Based on industry leading practices aligned to the PMI®’s Business Analysis for Practitioners–A Practice Guide, and the examination content outline (ECO), this authoritative desk reference is organized by the five BA domains and includes an in-depth look at the tools and techniques. It ...

The Entrepreneurial Project Manager

The Entrepreneurial Project Manager

Forthcoming

Chris Cook
August 15, 2017

This book provides project managers the tools, techniques, checklists, templates, and insight to be project entrepreneurs. Thus, projects are strategically aligned and successful. Adding entrepreneurial tools and techniques to the traditional framework gives project managers a more comprehensive...

Leading and Motivating Global Teams: Integrating Offshore Centers and the Head Office

Leading and Motivating Global Teams: Integrating Offshore Centers and the Head Office

Vimal Kumar Khanna
May 08, 2017

This book provides techniques for offshore center managers and head office managers to motivate and manage globally distributed teams, which are spread across the offshore center and the head office, and thereby achieve higher productivity. Readers learn how to integrate the offshore center with...

Project and Program Turnaround

Project and Program Turnaround

Thomas Pavelko
December 12, 2016

The U.S. economy thrives on the development of new products, new systems, and new processes. Usually, these advances start as a flash of inspiration by highly creative individuals. It is complex and difficult to go from initial inspiration to a final product, process, or system. So it is not...

Project Portfolio Management in Theory and Practice: Thirty Case Studies from around the World

Project Portfolio Management in Theory and Practice: Thirty Case Studies from around the World

Jamal Moustafaev
September 30, 2016

Every CEO in the world, if questioned, will always complain that there are a lot of ideas to implement, but, unfortunately, insufficient resources to accomplish them. This book provides a solution to this dilemma by supplying techniques to assess the value of projects, prioritize projects, and...

Benefits Realization Management: Strategic Value from Portfolios, Programs, and Projects

Benefits Realization Management: Strategic Value from Portfolios, Programs, and Projects

Carlos Eduardo Martins Serra
September 27, 2016

Benefits realization management (BRM) is a key part of governance, because it supports the strategic creation of value and provides the correct level of prioritization and executive support to the correct initiatives. Because of its relevance to the governance process, BRM has a strong influence...

IT Project Management: A Geek's Guide to Leadership

IT Project Management: A Geek's Guide to Leadership

Byron A. Love
September 08, 2016

This book’s author, Byron Love, admits proudly to being an IT geek. However, he had found that being an IT geek was limiting his career path and his effectiveness. During a career of more than 31 years, he has made the transition from geek to geek leader. He hopes this book helps other geeks do the...

Situational Project Management: The Dynamics of Success and Failure

Situational Project Management: The Dynamics of Success and Failure

Oliver F. Lehmann
July 01, 2016

Most project managers would agree that every project is unique. But not all project managers would agree that the best way to manage a unique project is unique. Many still cling to the old practice of having a methodology that is applied to all projects. "One size fits all" is still in common use,...

Ethics and Governance in Project Management: Small Sins Allowed and the Line of Impunity

Ethics and Governance in Project Management: Small Sins Allowed and the Line of Impunity

Eduardo Victor Lopez, Alicia Medina
June 17, 2016

This book shows executive, project, program, and portfolio managers how ethical behavior can ensure that an organization has proper governance. Improper governance and unethical behavior have led to such well-known financial disasters as Enron and Madoff Investments. The book arms managers with two...

Becoming a Sustainable Organization: A Project and Portfolio Management Approach

Becoming a Sustainable Organization: A Project and Portfolio Management Approach

Kristina Kohl
May 13, 2016

Organizations find that a performance gap exists between sustainability vision and benefits realization. Effecting transformational change requires incorporating sustainability into organization’s culture including policies, processes, and people. Although they are often overlooked, project...

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