Fundamentals of Project Management, 6th Edition

  • 5h 59m 26s
  • Joseph Heagney
  • HarperCollins Leadership
  • 2022

Project mishaps are all too common but often easy to avoid. With its practical, step-by-step approach, Fundamentals of Project Management gets both new and current managers up to speed on the basics—the first crucial step for completing projects timely and on budget.

Having already helped many generations of project managers navigate the ins and outs of every aspect of successful project management, this revised edition remains the perfect resource for succeeding in this complex discipline that has changed greatly in recent years.

In Fundamentals of Project Management, management expert Joseph Heagney contains new information on topics including:

  • Clarify project goals and objectives
  • Develop a work breakdown in structure
  • Create a project risk plan
  • Produce a realistic schedule
  • Manage change requests
  • Control and evaluate progress at every stage

Fully updated in accordance with the latest version of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®), this all-encompassing book contains expanded coverage on areas such as estimating, stakeholder management, procurement management, creating a communication plan, project closure, PMP certification requirements, and more.

Full of tools, techniques, examples, and instructive exercises, Fundamentals of Project Management will refresh your knowledge and equip you with the proper skills to succeed.

About the Author

JOSEPH HEAGNEY has been President of QMA International, LLC, since 2001, providing a wide range of management learning solutions. He was previously the Global Practice Leader for Project Management Best Practices at the American Management Association, where he currently serves as a faculty member.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - An Overview of Project Management
  • Chapter 2 - The Role of the Project Manager
  • Chapter 3 - Planning the Project
  • Chapter 4 - Incorporating Stakeholder Management in the Project Planning Process
  • Chapter 5 - Developing a Mission Vision Goals and Objectives for the Project
  • Chapter 6 - Creating the Project Risk and Communication Plans
  • Chapter 7 - Using the Work Breakdown Structure to Plan a Project
  • Chapter 8 - Scheduling Project Work
  • Chapter 9 - Producing a Workable Schedule
  • Chapter 10 - Project Control and Evaluation
  • Chapter 11 - The Change Control Process
  • Chapter 12 - Project Control Using Earned Value Analysis
  • Chapter 13 - Managing the Project Team
  • Chapter 14 - The Project Manager as Leader
  • Chapter 15 - Closing the Project
  • Chapter 16 - Project Recovery
  • Chapter 17 - How to Make Project Management Work in Your Company