The AMA Handbook of Project Management, Fifth Edition

  • 11h 51m
  • Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin (eds), Paul C. Dinsmore
  • HarperCollins Leadership
  • 2018

An essential resource presenting state-of-the-art theory and process of project management, The AMA Handbook of Project Management has long been considered the authoritative guide.

Managing complex projects can stretch you to the limits. But with a book full of experts coaching you each step of the way, you'll never be baffled, blocked, or misdirected again.

Packed with essays and insights from the field's top professionals, The AMA Handbook of Project Management is the resource professionals and students rely on for its practical guidance and big picture overview of the entire field: scheduling and budgeting, engaging stakeholders, measuring performance, managing multiple projects, resolving conflicts, using agile practices, and more.

Whether you need advice keeping projects on track or help preparing for certification, this new edition explains every principle, process, and development. Revised to reflect the latest changes to A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), the fifth edition includes new information on how to:

  • Close the strategy-implementation gap
  • Tap the power of digital transformation
  • Navigate M&A environments
  • Revise your methods for nonprofit settings
  • Keep pace with your evolving role
  • And more

Packed with models, case studies, and in-depth solutions, this trusted guide helps you master the discipline, overcome obstacles, and fast track your projects and career.

In this Book

  • What is Project Management? Project Management Concepts and Methodologies
  • Bodies of Knowledge and Competency Standards in Global Project Management
  • A Renewed Vision for Project Management Practices: Sixth Edition Changes in the PMBOK® Guide
  • Project Management Process Groups: Project Management Knowledge in Action
  • The Initiating Process in Practice
  • Project Planning in Practice: A Few Words of Wisdom from the Field
  • Monitoring and Control of Projects
  • Closing Processes: The End, and a Foundation for New Beginnings
  • Project Management Integration in Practice
  • Project Scope Management in Practice
  • Project Schedule Management in Practice
  • Project Cost Management in Practice
  • Project Quality Management in Practice
  • Project Resource Management: Teams and the Things They Use
  • Project Communications Management
  • Project Risk Management in Practice
  • Project Procurement Management in Practice
  • Stakeholder Management for Project Success
  • Today's Project Manager: Balancing Business, Leadership, and Technical Skills
  • Project Management Ethics: Responsibility, Values, and Ethics in Project Environments
  • Professionalization of Project Management: What does it Mean for Practice?
  • Preparing for the Project Management Professional Certification Exam
  • Competency and Careers in Project Management
  • Closing the Strategy-Implementation Gap: Ten Guiding Principles
  • Leveraging Project Management Processes to Deliver on Corporate Strategies
  • Enterprise Project Management: Elements and Deployment Challenges
  • Transformative PPM: The Project Portfolio Manager's Entrepreneurial Role
  • Enterprise Project Governance: Directing and Structuring Organizational Project Decisions
  • Performance and Value Measurement for Projects and Project Management
  • Organizational Change Management
  • Managing Multiple Projects: Balancing Time, Resources, and Objectives
  • Program Management
  • The Project Management Office
  • Earned Value Management
  • Dealing with Power and Politics in Project Management
  • Multi-Project Constraint Management: The "Critical Chain" Approach
  • Cultural Challenges in Managing International Projects
  • Communicating at the Speed of Agile
  • Sustainability and Project Management
  • Benefits Realization, Demystified
  • Building Organizational Project Management Capability: Learning from Engineering and Construction
  • Digital Transformation: Project Management's Role in a New Business Framework
  • Mergers and Acquisitions: Project Management Brings Order to the Chaos
  • Why IT Matters: Project Management for Information Technology
  • Exploring Excellence in the Humanitarian and Social Sector
  • Rescue Mission: Project Management in the Helping Professions
  • Focus on Financial Services: Mitigating Risk with Transparency in a Regulated Environment
  • Project Management for Marketing: Keep it Lean, don't Slow us Down
  • Project Management in Healthcare: Vital to Ensure Success in Acute Care Hospitals
  • Global Infrastructure Projects: A Better Way