November 13, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 120 Pages - 55 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781409450993 - CAT# Y241318
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Communication is a vital part of project management, and reports are one of the preferred vehicles for transmitting information to an intended internal or external audience. Reports are also part of the system of control and governance on projects, used to bring attention to issues and prompt action to improve project outcomes. There are countless ways of combining project information for consumption by stakeholders.
This book discusses the purpose of project reports, and provides examples of the format, content, timing, and audience for various types. Using principles of stakeholders and risk management, it presents a rationale for communication plans, enabling appropriate reporting at the project, program, and portfolio level. The author also:
It is essential reading for practitioners and students of project management, cost control and accountancy.
Acknowledgements, List of Figures, Acronyms and abbreviations, Foreword, Chapter 1- Introduction, Chapter 2 - Stakeholders, Assurance, Stakeholder categories, Chapter 3 - Data, The project lifecycle, Data sources and systems, Chapter 4– The Reporting Process, Format, Timing, Visuals, Chapter 5 - Types of Reports, Chapter 6 - Challenges, Chapter 7 – Summary, The future, Closing comments, Additional Resources, Published works by the author, Other recommended reading, Index