Improving Your Project Management Skills

Improving Your Project Management Skills

Improving Your Project Management Skills

Improving Your Project Management Skills

Synopsis

"Each year, thousands of project managers, certified Project Management Professionals (PMPs®), and other project-focused professionals enroll in the American Management Association's project management seminars. Individuals and companies recognize the value of these courses: up-to-date, repeatable project initiatives they can implement throughout their departments and organizations to improve processes, streamline productivity, and drastically reduce costs.

Based on one of the most popular of these renowned seminars, Improving Your Project Management Skills is both a practical reference for beginners and a handy refresher for seasoned professionals. The book covers all the major areas taught in the AMA seminar of the same name: defining project scope, planning and budgeting, scheduling, implementation, project closure, and more.

A powerful learning tool and workplace reference based on a bestselling course, Improving Your Project Management Skills lets project professionals bring the power of the seminar back to their own project environments."

Excerpt

Projects are an essential part of human history. Some projects arise in myth, some in wartime, some from faith, and others from science and commerce. Some projects are monumental, and others are more modest. Ancient Egypt created the Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Library, and the Lighthouse of Alexandria. China’s Great Wall, which still stands today, took over 1,000 years to build. Peru’s Incan culture left us the lingering splendor of Machu Picchu. In our own time, we have placed men on the moon and returned them safely. We have developed drugs that target specific diseases. We have responded to environmental incidents, managed failures at nuclear sites, and responded . . .

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