HBR Guide to Project Management

  • 3h 39m 19s
  • Harvard Business Review
  • Gildan Media
  • 2022


How do you rein in the scope of your project when you’ve got a group of demanding stakeholders breathing down your neck? And map out a schedule everyone can stick to? And motivate team members who have competing demands on their time and attention?

Whether you’re managing your first project or just tired of improvising, this guide will give you the tools and confidence you need to define smart goals, meet them, and capture lessons learned so future projects go even more smoothly.

The HBR Guide to Project Management will help you:

  • Build a strong, focused team
  • Break major objectives into manageable tasks
  • Create a schedule that keeps all the moving parts under control
  • Monitor progress toward your goals
  • Manage stakeholders’ expectations
  • Wrap up your project and gauge its success

About the Author

Harvard Business Review is the leading destination for smart management thinking. Through its flagship magazine, 11 international licensed editions, books from Harvard Business Review Press, and digital content and tools published on HBR.org, Harvard Business Review provides professionals around the world with rigorous insights and best practices to lead themselves and their organizations more effectively and to make a positive impact.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - The Four Phases of Project Management
  • Chapter 2 - The Cast of Characters
  • Chapter 3 - A Written Charter
  • Chapter 4 - Dealing with a Project’s “Fuzzy Front End”
  • Chapter 5 - Performing a Project Premortem
  • Chapter 6 - Will Project Creep Cost You-or Create Value?
  • Chapter 7 - Setting Priorities Before Starting Your Project
  • Chapter 8 - Boost Productivity with Time-Boxing
  • Chapter 9 - Scheduling the Work
  • Chapter 10 - HBR Case Study: A Rush to Failure?
  • Chapter 11 - Getting Your Project Off on the Right Foot
  • Chapter 12 - The Discipline of Teams
  • Chapter 13 - Effective Project Meetings
  • Chapter 14 - The Adaptive Approach to Project Management
  • Chapter 15 - Why Good Projects Fail Anyway
  • Chapter 16 - Monitoring and Controlling Your Project
  • Chapter 17 - Managing People Problems on Your Team
  • Chapter 18 - The Tools of Cooperation and Change
  • Chapter 19 - Don’t Throw Good Money (or Time) After Bad
  • Chapter 20 - Handing off Authority and Control
  • Chapter 21 - Capturing Lessons Learned


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