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Best Practices in Portfolio, Program, and Project Management


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Project Management for Research and Development: Guiding Innovation for Positive R&D Outcomes

Project Management for Research and Development: Guiding Innovation for Positive R&D Outcomes

1st Edition

Lory Mitchell Wingate
August 05, 2014

Today’s leading organizations recognize the importance of research and development (R&D) to maintain and grow market share. If companies want to survive into the future, they must accelerate their R&D-to-market cycles or find themselves behind the competition.Project Management for Research...

The Influential Project Manager: Winning Over Team Members and Stakeholders

The Influential Project Manager: Winning Over Team Members and Stakeholders

1st Edition

Alfonso Bucero,MSc,PMP, PMI-RMP, PMI F
July 25, 2014

If you want to be a successful project manager, you need to become a person of influence. Without influence, there can be no success as a project manager. And, although all key success criteria point to the importance of developing soft skills as a project manager, few books exist about how to...

PfMP® Exam Practice Tests and Study Guide

PfMP® Exam Practice Tests and Study Guide

1st Edition

Ginger Levin, PMP, PgMP
June 04, 2014

Recognizing the importance of portfolio management, the Project Management Institute (PMI®) has launched a new certification entitled the Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP®). PfMP® Exam Practice Tests and Study Guide is the most comprehensive resource available to help you prepare for...

Program Management Leadership: Creating Successful Team Dynamics

Program Management Leadership: Creating Successful Team Dynamics

1st Edition

Mark C. Bojeun
December 11, 2013

This is not another how-to guide for program managers or another reiteration of the Project Management Institute’s standards for program management. Instead, Program Management Leadership: Creating Successful Team Dynamics examines various leadership approaches and illustrates the value of...

Successful Program Management: Complexity Theory, Communication, and Leadership

Successful Program Management: Complexity Theory, Communication, and Leadership

1st Edition

Wanda Curlee, Robert Lee Gordon
October 21, 2013

Complexity theory is a great, untapped resource in the field of management. Experts agree that it can be a powerful tool for managing complex and virtual programs, but there is little material available to guide program managers on how to use complexity theory to communicate and lead...

Sustainable Program Management

Sustainable Program Management

1st Edition

Gregory T Haugan
October 07, 2013

The world is undergoing major transitions due to three driving forces—population changes, climate changes, and energy resource constraints—making it essential for us to move toward sustainability in the implementation of projects and programs as well as our everyday life. Real sustainability exists...

From Projects to Programs: A Project Manager's Journey

From Projects to Programs: A Project Manager's Journey

1st Edition

Samir Penkar
September 09, 2013

This is the story of an up-and-coming project manager that has been handed a large program to lead. Follow along as Susan Codwell, Program Manager for FitAtWork Inc., struggles, leads, stumbles, and grows into the role of program manager. Throughout this book you will gain a clear understanding of...

Leading Virtual Project Teams: Adapting Leadership Theories and Communications Techniques to 21st Century Organizations

Leading Virtual Project Teams: Adapting Leadership Theories and Communications Techniques to 21st Century Organizations

1st Edition

Margaret R. Lee
July 29, 2013

In a 1945 speech, Winston Churchill stated, "We are shaping the world faster than we can change ourselves, and we are applying to the present the habits of the past." Was Churchill predicting the future of project management? Have we changed how we communicate and lead projects? Have leadership and...

Construction Program Management

Construction Program Management

1st Edition

Joseph Delaney
July 22, 2013

Although construction is one of the largest industries in the United States, it lags behind other industries in its implementation of modern management techniques such as those contained in the Standard for Program Management (the Standard) by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). Construction...

Implementing Program Management: Templates and Forms Aligned with the Standard for Program Management, Third Edition (2013) and Other Best Practices

Implementing Program Management: Templates and Forms Aligned with the Standard for Program Management, Third Edition (2013) and Other Best Practices

3rd Edition

Ginger Levin, Allen R. Green
June 25, 2013

Success in program management requires discipline, complete plans, well-run meetings, accurate record keeping, and adherence to global best practices. Implementing Program Management: Templates and Forms Aligned with the Standard for Program Management, Third Edition (2013) and Other Best Practices...

Program Management: A Life Cycle Approach

Program Management: A Life Cycle Approach

1st Edition

Ginger Levin
August 29, 2012

Program management is a rapidly emerging offshoot of project management. So much so that AT&T, IBM, and other organizations, both large and small in all sectors, have initiated a push to certify program managers. And, although universities offer courses in program management, there are few...

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