The Handbook of Project Management: A Practical Guide to Effective Policies, Techniques and Processes
Project management skills are hugely desirable for managers at all levels within an organizations, and special skills are required to produce the right results. The Handbook of Project Management is written specifically to help project managers improve their performance using tried and tested techniques.Written by an experienced practitioner, it will be particularly useful if you are: looking to develop project management skills; starting a new project; wishing to acquire new skills; or training others in project management skills.Packed with concepts and processes, and tools, this comprehensive handbook will assist anyone responsible for converting strategy into reality.
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programmes and projects
Organizing for programme management
The key roles
The programme and project processes and techniques
Defining the project
Quantifying identified risks
Identifying the key stages
Optimizing your schedule
acceptable achieve action plans active programmes agreed appropriate assigned benefits breakdown structure budget CHECKLIST closure CLOSURE PHASE commitment completion date constraints critical path decision deliverables derived document duration effective ensure essential estimates evaluation execution expected finish forecast Gantt chart identified impact initial input involved issue management form key stage owners key stakeholders line managers logic diagram meeting milestones monitoring needs objectives opportunity organization performance Phase Gate Post-it notes prepared priority problems Process flow diagram programme management programme or project programme register PROGRAMME STEERING TEAM programmes and projects progress project activities project brief project file project management software project manager project objectives project risk log project schedule project sponsor project team PST approval record resolve responsibilities revised risk management forms senior management skills specific strategic sub-projects success tasks team members techniques template update