The Little Black Book of Project Management

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contents
Introductionxi
1Organizing for the Long Term1
Background for Project Management3
Project Definitions5
Definition and Control8
The Successful Project Manager11
The Methodical Manager14
Project Classification16
Work Project18
2Creating the Plan19
Setting Leadership Goals20
Building Your Resource Network23
Structuring Your Project Team25
Holding a Project Announcement Meeting27
Setting Project Objectives29
Developing the Initial Schedule31
Identifying Key Elements Necessary for Project
Success32
Work Project36
3Choosing the Project Team37
The Imposed Team Problem38
The Commitment Problem41
Defining Areas of Responsibility43
Estimating Time Requirements44
Working With Other Departments46
The Executive Point of View48
Delegation Problems and Solutions49
Work Project53

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Introduction xi
  • 1: Organizing for the Long Term 1
  • 2: Creating the Plan 19
  • 3: Choosing the Project Team 37
  • 4: Preparing the Project Budget 54
  • 5: Establishing a Schedule 71
  • 6: Flowcharting for Project Control 85
  • 7: Designing the Project Flowchart 100
  • 8: Writing the Supporting Documentation 120
  • 9: Conducting the Project Review 137
  • 10: The Communication Challenge 152
  • 11: Project Management and Your Career 171
  • Appendix 184
  • Index 201
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