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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 tool for anyone who needs comprehensive, accurate, and practical information on managing a corporate aviation program.
Book Duration 7h 52m Book Authors By Franklin D. Richey, James R. Cannon

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Mastering Technical Sales: The Sales Engineer’s Handbook, Third Edition
Written to help professionals decode the black art of selling complex, high-value products, this handbook is focused upon improving the methods and skills of those who engage in the technology side of the sales equation.
Book Duration 7h 3m Book Authors By Aron Bohlig, John Care

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The Pragmatic MBA for Scientific and Technical Executives
Enabling professionals with technical expertise to collaborate with their business-side colleagues, this practical book presents streamlined concepts and insights that are easy enough to be accessible and challenging enough to hold one's interest.
Book Duration 2h 46m Book Authors By Bertrand C. Liang

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Ten Essential Skills for Electrical Engineers
Written in a user-friendly, no-nonsense format, this book reviews practical skills using the latest tools and techniques, and helps aspiring and current engineers approach job interviews confident in their grasp of the engineering skills that their employers seek.
Book Duration 3h 12m Book Authors By Barry L. Dorr

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Industrial Megaprojects: Concepts, Strategies, and Practices for Success
Offering the tools and principles that are the true foundation of safe, cost-effective, successful megaprojects, this book explains how your company can prevent hazardous and costly errors when undertaking such large technical and management challenges.
Book Duration 6h 32m Book Authors By Edward W. Merrow

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Configuration Management for Senior Managers: Essential Product Configuration and Lifecycle Management for Manufacturing
Packed with examples and lessons learned, this insightful book will help managers in product manufacturing and engineering environments identify the ways in which they can streamline their products and processes through proactive documentation control and product lifecycle management.
Book Duration 2h 46m Book Authors By Frank B. Watts

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Project Management Process Improvement
Offering proven tools and techniques for project managers, this how-to guide explains how to communicate baseline capabilities, and explains the gaps between baseline and target capabilities to team members and upper management.
Book Duration 3h 34m Book Authors By Robert K. Wysocki

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Planning and Control Using Primavera P6 Version 7: For all Industries Including Version 4 to 7, Updated 2012
Packed with screen shots, constructive tips, and workshops with solutions at the end of each chapter, this user guide and training manual explains how to plan and control projects in an established Primavera Enterprise environment with or without Resources and Roles.
Book Duration 4h 58m Book Authors By Paul Eastwood Harris

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Writing for Science and Engineering: Papers, Presentations and Reports, Second Edition
Written in a practical and easy to follow style specifically for postgraduate students in Engineering and Sciences, this essential book provides invaluable advice along with numerous examples to aid in learning how to create powerful documents.
Book Duration 4h 13m Book Authors By Heather Silyn-Roberts

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The Essence of Technical Communications for Engineers: Writing, Presentation, and Meeting Skills
Lighthearted but sound advice for engineers who want to write and present more effectively.
Book Duration 1h 52m Book Authors By Herbert L. Hirsch

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Patent Searching: Tools & Techniques
With a focus on principles rather than specific tools, this book provides a range of approaches to patent searching that will be useful to you regardless of your technical expertise or role in the intellectual property community.
Book Duration 3h 30m Book Authors By David Hunt, Long B. Nguyen, Matthew Rodgers

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Commercialization of Innovative Technologies: Bringing Good Ideas to the Marketplace
Focusing on three core areas that set the stage for successful commercialization, this book takes you through the complete lifecycle of product innovation, including screening, funding, development, and commercialization.
Book Duration 4h 41m Book Authors By C. Joseph Touhill, Gregory J. Touhill, Thomas A. O'Riordan

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Engineering, Business and Professional Ethics
With practical case studies and examples throughout, this book highlights the ethical dimension of engineering while showing how values and responsibility relate to everyday practice.
Book Duration 5h 10m Book Authors By Christopher Preece, Krisen Moodley, Ross Dixon, Simon Robinson

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Technical Writing, Presentational Skills, and Online Communication: Professional Tools and Insights
Providing well-tested, best-practice techniques and strategies, this authoritative book presents illustrative information which gives the reader a solid framework and foundation in the areas of professional ethics, technical writing, presentation skills, and online writing.
Book Duration 6h 14m Book Authors By Raymond Greenlaw

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