Project Planning , Scheduling & Control: The Ultimate Hands-On Guide to Bringing Projects in on Time and on Budget, Fifth Edition

  • 6h 33m
  • James P. Lewis
  • McGraw-Hill
  • 2011

All you need to execute a project perfectly

A new edition of the classic project management book is here, revised and updated with even more guidelines and real-world examples. This expanded fifth edition provides an applications-oriented understanding of the issues you must confront and important tips for passing the Project Management Professional exam.

The standard guidebook in the Project Management field for over 20 years Project Planning Scheduling and Control now offers more strategies for dealing effectively with team members, clients, senior managers and other key stakeholders and is the perfect prescription for project success.


  • Chapters on Full-spectrum Project Management and how to manage a virtual project team
  • Managing and facilitating project meetings
  • Techniques for dealing with contractors
  • Guidelines for setting up a project office

About the Author

James P. Lewis, Ph.D., is the founder of The Lewis Institute, Inc., a training and consulting company specializing in project management, and an adjunct professor at the University of Management and Technology. Over the past two decades, Dr. Lewis has trained more than 30,000 supervisors and managers in the United States, Europe, Asia, and throughout the world. He has written 12 influential books on project management, including Project Leadership, The Project Manager's Desk Reference, The Project Manager's Survival Guide, and others.

In this Book

  • An Introduction to Project Management
  • The Project Management Institute and the PMBOK® GUIDE
  • The Role of the Project Manager
  • How to Achieve High-Performance Project Management™
  • Whole-Brain® Project Management
  • Headless-Chicken Projects and How to Prevent Them
  • Developing Project Strategy
  • Implementation Planning
  • Project Scheduling
  • Managing Project Communications
  • Managing Risks
  • Project Control
  • Conducting Project Reviews
  • Improving Project Processes
  • Managing and Facilitating Meetings
  • Closing Out the Project
  • Managing Multiple Projects
  • Improving Your Effectiveness
  • Working with Senior Managers
  • Dealing More Effectively with People
  • Trends in Project Management