The Project Workout: The Ultimate Guide to Directing and Managing Business-Led Projects

Robert Buttrick

May 11, 2018 Forthcoming by Routledge
Reference - 448 Pages
ISBN 9781138721449 - CAT# Y325614


Add to Wish List
FREE Standard Shipping!


1. The Fifth Edition of a highly successful world-wide title with life sales approaching 30,000 copies in the print edition

2. One of the most pramatic how-to guides to project management

3. The new edition is published as part of a definitive two-volume collection alongside the author's brand new 'Programme and Portfolio Workout'


Projects are an important strategic management tool and a way of life in every business. But how do you get started and ensure you realize the benefits you need? Now in its 5th edition, the Project Workout is the definitive book on business-led project management. It is a valuable companion for every executive and project manager as well as a comprehensive resource for students of project management.

Projects are a way of life in every business and an important strategic management tool. But how do you ensure a project realizes the benefits you need? The Project Workout provides practical advice and techniques to direct and manage a project. Aimed at both project sponsors and project managers, it works through the life cycle of a project from initial idea to successful result. The practical approach is enhanced throughout with a series of "Workouts": exercises, techniques and checklists to help you put the book’s advice into practice. The Workouts are supported by an on-line resource of tools, including MS project views, project logs and templates. This expanded edition contains a wealth of new information, including how to work with standards and methods, such as ISO 21500, BS6079 and PRINCE2 and PMBoK.

The companion to this book, The Programme and Portfolio Workout, deals with directing and managing whole portfolios of projects, making sure everyone in your organization is working towards the same goals; together these books give you what you need to ensure all your projects succeed.


We provide complimentary e-inspection copies of primary textbooks to instructors considering our books for course adoption.

Request an
e-inspection copy

Share this Title