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BOOKS INCLUDED

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A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Sixth Edition
The sixth edition of the PMBOK® Guide continues the tradition of excellence in project management, and now includes The Standard for Project Management as well as information on how to implement its approaches in agile environments.
Book Duration 9h 4m
Book Authors By Project Management Institute

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Effective Communication for the Technical Professions, Second Edition
Using a theoretical and practical approach, this text is a concise guide to technical communication that helps students practice critical reading and analysis skills, technical writing, as well as the communication skills employers value.
Book Duration 10h 8m
Book Authors By Jennifer MacLennan

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Fundamentals of Ethics for Scientists and Engineers
Grounding ethical analysis in practical reality, this text contains real-life cases as well as several fictional cases that extend virtue theory and account systematically for the consequences that follow an ethical decision.
Book Duration 6h 1m
Book Authors By Edmund Seebauer, Robert L. Barry

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Engineering Communication: From Principles to Practice
Including real-world strategies, helpful learning tools and an accessible grammar guide, this easy-to-follow text provides an understanding of how rhetorical and linguistic concepts can help solve everyday problems in writing and speaking in the workplace.
Book Duration 6h 45m
Book Authors By Peter Eliot Weiss, Robert Irish

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Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling, Eighth Edition
This eighth edition updates the classic reference on project management theory and techniques within today's changing marketplace. A wealth of knowledge is put into this practical study guide that managers can rely on.
Book Duration 15h 52m
Book Authors By Harold Kerzner

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Managing Technology-Based Projects: Tools, Techniques, People and Business Processes
Complete with examples of industrial applications, this essential guide imparts the latest approaches and tools essential to lead a successful technology-based project.
Book Duration 9h 43m
Book Authors By Hans J. Thamhain

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Projects Without Boundaries: Successfully Leading Teams and Managing Projects in a Virtual World
Helping you build the team and lead them to achievement, this book goes beyond leadership theory to provide a powerful suite of best practices for building high-performance teams and consistently delivering successful project results in a virtual, distributed, and multicultural environment.
Book Duration 5h 49m
Book Authors By James M. Waddell, Russ J. Martinelli, Tim J. Rahschulte

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Simplified TRIZ: New Problem Solving Applications for Engineers and Manufacturing Professionals
This practical how-to guide teaches you how to solve problems creatively, and more importantly, shows you how to find and foresee the evolution of problems in the future.
Book Duration 4h 8m
Book Authors By Ellen Domb, Kalevi Rantanen

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Networking for Nerds: Find, Access and Land Hidden Game-Changing Career Opportunities Everywhere
Authored by award-winning entrepreneur and strategic career planning expert Alaina G. Levine, this book emphasizes practical advice on how and why to network, and will show you how to formulate and execute a strategic networking plan that is dynamic, multidimensional, and leverages social media platforms and other networking channels.
Book Duration 5h 22m
Book Authors By Alaina G. Levine

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Program Management in Defense and High Tech Environments
Covering the entire life cycle of the program, this comprehensive book offers ways to reconcile varying viewpoints to create a vision and build consensus on costs and schedule, and presents valuable how-to ideas and insights into why programs succeed or fail.
Book Duration 5h 25m
Book Authors By Charles Christopher McCarthy

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Project Management, Planning and Control: Managing Engineering, Construction and Manufacturing Projects to PMI, APM and BSI Standards, Seventh Edition
Discussing the principles and techniques you need to successfully manage an engineering or technical project from start to finish, this thorough guide offers clear and detailed coverage of planning, scheduling and control, which can pose particular challenges in engineering environments.
Book Duration 8h 26m
Book Authors By Albert Lester

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TRIZ for Engineers: Enabling Inventive Problem Solving
For design engineers and technical directors across all industries, as well as students of engineering, entrepreneurship and innovation, this book satisfies the need for concise, clearly presented information together with practical advice on TRIZ and problem solving algorithms.
Book Duration 7h 48m
Book Authors By Karen Gadd

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How NASA Builds Teams: Mission Critical Soft Skills for Scientists, Engineers, and Project Teams
To improve communication, performance, and morale among NASA’s technical teams, former NASA Astrophysicist Dr. Charlie Pellerin developed the teambuilding process described in this book, which can be applied in any organization.
Book Duration 4h 8m
Book Authors By Charles J. Pellerin

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And Suddenly the Inventor Appeared: TRIZ, the Theory of Inventive Problem Solving
Providing an introduction to the development of the TRIZ theory, this legendary text offers a wide range of problems and the solutions that TRIZ helps produce.
Book Duration 3h 4m
Book Authors By Genrich Altshuller

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Project Manager's Spotlight on Risk Management
Use this quick, practical book to anticipate, prevent, and alleviate major project risks. This is a guide to applying the disciplines of proven risk management practices without the rigor of complex processes.
Book Duration 3h 19m
Book Authors By Kim Heldman

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40 Principles Extended Edition: TRIZ Keys to Technical Innovation, Volume 1
Including new sets of explanatory examples for each Principle by American TRIZ expert Dana W. Clarke, Sr., this how-to book offers a complete view of how each Principle may be applied to innovative problem solving.
Book Duration 1h 53m
Book Authors By Genrich Altshuller

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Engineering Documentation Control Handbook: Configuration Management and Product Lifecycle Management, Fourth Edition
Packed with specific methods that can be applied quickly and accurately, this book provides a thorough guide to the implementation and improvement of Engineering Documentation Control (EDC), Product Lifecycle Management and Product Configuration Management (CM).
Book Duration 6h 31m
Book Authors By Frank B. Watts

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Engineering and Technology Management Tools and Applications
This unique book provides you with a valuable understanding of contemporary management concepts and their applications in a technical organization. It is ideal for graduate engineering, technology management or industrial engineering students.
Book Duration 5h 11m
Book Authors By B.S. Dhillon

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Project Management for Business and Engineering: Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition
Including over 230 figures and tables, 60 examples and cases, and end-of-chapter summaries, review problems, questions, and case studies, this book encompasses the full range of PM, from origins, philosophy, and methodology to actual applications.
Book Duration 13h 15m
Book Authors By John M. Nicholas

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Technical Communication: English Skills for Engineers
Adopting a direct, functional, and practical approach, this authoritative reference presents an exhaustive treatment of the principles and advanced forms of technical communication, both oral and written.
Book Duration 10h 40m
Book Authors By Meenakshi Raman, Sangeeta Sharma

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Practical Applications in Business Aviation Management
Presenting a systematic examination of business aviation and providing a complete understanding of one of America’s most dynamic industries, this in-depth book is an essential to