Effective Project Management in Easy Steps, 2nd Edition

  • 2h 38m
  • John Carroll
  • In Easy Steps Limited
  • 2012

Effective Project Management in easy steps will show you how to make sure your project is successful. It focuses on the key skills a manager needs to develop in order to make sure your project management approach is effective.

It includes examples for most key documents such as the terms of reference, business case and project plan. It addresses team building and effective communications. It covers the typical project stages with helpful lists of applicable tasks and deliverables, which effectively provides a blueprint for planning an entire project.

This up-to-date primer covers all key trends in project management including a chapter on Agile Project Management.

If you're a first time project manager, let this book take you through the essential project stages in easy steps, and take note of the applicable tasks and deliverables.

If you're an experienced project manager, this book provides a valuable source of inspiration for making projects even more effective. Covering risk-management together with insights on how to plan, lead, organize and control a project — simply a fountain of knowledge!

About the Author

John Carroll is a project management consultant with many years’ experience of managing large and small projects, programs and portfolios. Now based in South West England, he has run projects and programs across Europe and the United States. His experience covers most types of organizations including government, higher education, manufacturing industries, pharmaceuticals, software development and the emergency services. He has worked on most types of projects and trained project managers in many different organizations.

John is also the author of Effective Project Management in easy steps, Effective Time Management in easy steps, Agile Project Management in easy steps, and all editions of (MS) Project in easy steps.

In this Book

  • The Basics
  • Getting Started
  • The Business Case
  • Planning
  • Scheduling
  • Risk Management
  • Organizing
  • Leading
  • Control
  • Project Stages
  • Project Closure