Project Management Nation: Tools, Techniques, and Goals for the New and Practicing IT Project Manager

  • 3h 26m
  • Jason Charvat
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2002

Organizations depend on IT project managers to support overal business strategies with clear-cut benefits and advantages. As the bridge between the larger business strategy and the functional project level, project managers are expected to ensure key benefits such as reduced delivery costs, accelerated product-to-market speed, focus on client needs, and improved quality. To accomplish this, the successful IT project manager must have a complete command of a wide range of technologies, processes, techniques, skill sets, tools, and more.

Project Management Nation is the ultimate resource for IT project managers who need quick and easy access to the "what to do" and "how to do it" of project management. It leads readers step by step through each project phase and helps them master the technical, managerial, and leadership skills that every outstanding project manager needs.

About the Author

Jason "Jay" Charvat is a Project Management Consultant and Senior Manager for RCG Information Technology, Inc., a leader in end-to-end IT professional services, application development, management, and integration of IT solutions for Fortune 500 companies. He is a certified Project Manager in the cellular, defense, government, pharmaceutical, and telecommunications industries. For more than ten years, Charvat has led development teams to deliver successful IT solutions. He is also an active member of the Project Management Institute and a member of the RCG Presidents Club.

In this Book

  • Understanding Project Strategy
  • Becoming an IT Project Manager
  • Project Concepts
  • The Project Analysis
  • Planning for Success
  • Executing the Project
  • Controlling the Project
  • Implementing the Project
  • Closing the Project