The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course: Project Management, Second Edition

  • 7h 20m
  • Helen Cooke, Karen Tate
  • McGraw-Hill
  • 2011

Frontline strategies for skillfully managing a project from initial concept to successful completion

The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Project Management Course combines expert insight and real-world advice about the Project Management Institute and OPM3, and other leading sources into a concise, application-based guide to results-oriented project management. Examining every aspect of profitable project management, it features guidelines for creating effective project teams, techniques for managing project risk without negatively impacting performance or results, tips for measuring performance, and more.

Examples demonstrate how industry-leading organizations use projects to consistently solve problems and strengthen competitive advantage. The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Project Management Course also explains:

  • Project management concepts, planning, processes, and control
  • Roles of leaders and sponsors in shaping and driving a project
  • Methods for creating and managing a team with different functional and cultural backgrounds

The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Project Management Course details how to balance organizational resources with human performance to ensure the greatest impact from each project. From examples of key project management activities in action to chapter-ending self-tests and a comprehensive “final exam,” it will provide you with the knowledge and guidance you need to manage virtually any project in any environment.

About the Authors

Helen S. Cooke, PMP, and Karen Tate, PMP, have held project management positions in corporations, government, engineering, and consulting firms around the world. Both have also held leadership positions within the Project Management Institute, a global not-for-profit professional organization. Cooke lives in the Chicago area, and Tate resides in Cincinnati, Ohio.

In this Book

  • Project Management
  • Project Management Concepts
  • The Project Management Leader
  • The Process of Managing Projects
  • Planning Concepts
  • High-Level Planning
  • Detailed Planning for Execution
  • Building and Developing a Team
  • Facilitating Project Execution And Closeout
  • The Context For Project Management
  • Controlling Project Work
  • Organizational Project Management Maturity


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