Effective Project Management: Traditional, Agile, Extreme, 7th Edition

  • 13h 53m
  • Robert K. Wysocki
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2014

Now in its seventh edition, this comprehensive guide to project management has long been considered the standard for both professionals and academics. With more than 32,000 copies sold in the last three editions, it has now been fully updated to cover the new PMBOK® 5. Well-known expert Robert Wysocki has added more than 100 pages of new content based on instructor feedback, enhancing the coverage of best-of-breed methods and tools for ensuring project management success.

  • Serves as a comprehensive guide to project management for both educators and project management professionals
  • Completely updated to cover the new PMBOK® 5
  • Examines traditional, agile, and extreme project management techniques; the Enterprise Project Management Model; and Kanban and Scrumban methodologies
  • Written by well-known project management expert Robert Wysocki

Effective Project Management, Seventh Edition remains the comprehensive resource for project management practitioners, instructors, and students.

About the Author

Robert K. Wysocki, PhD, has more than 40 years' experience as a project management consultant and trainer, information systems manager, systems and management consultant, author, training developer, and provider. Many of his books on project management, business analysis, and information systems management have been adopted at more than 100 colleges and universities.

In this Book

  • What is a Project?
  • What is Project Management?
  • What are the Project Management Process Groups?
  • How to Scope a TPM Project
  • How to Plan a TPM Project
  • How to Launch a TPM Project
  • How to Monitor & Control a TPM Project
  • How to Close a TPM Project
  • Complexity and Uncertainty in the Project Management Landscape
  • Agile Project Management
  • Extreme Project Management
  • Comparing Linear, Incremental, Iterative, Adaptive, and Extreme PMLC Models
  • Prevention and Intervention Strategies for Distressed Projects
  • Organizing Multiple Team Projects
  • Establishing and Maturing a Project Support Office
  • Establishing and Managing a Continuous Process Improvement Program
  • Establishing a Project Portfolio Management Process
  • A Practical Project-Based Model of the Enterprise