Delivering Exceptional Project Results: A Practical Guide to Project Selection, Scoping, Estimation and Management

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J. Ross Publishing, Sep 15, 2010 - Business & Economics - 320 pages
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“Leading companies that are positioning themselves for the future rather than the present are asking the project managers to participate in project selection, scoping, and estimation as well as management. Delivering Exceptional Project Results offers a glimpse into the future role of the project manager.”

Harold Kerzner, Ph.D., Best-selling Author, Professor Emeritus, Baldwin-Wallace College 

This unique how-to implementation guide unifies project management, portfolio management, and requirements engineering into one proven, comprehensive best practice framework to help organizations deliver exceptional project results on a consistent basis. Delivering Exceptional Project Results transcends differences in the various “types” of project management, such as traditional or agile, and focuses on economic principles, methodologies, skills, tools, and techniques that can be applied successfully at companies in any industry.


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What Is Project Managementand Do You Really Need It?
Things You Probably Didnt Know About Estimation
Are We Supposed to Negotiate on Projects?
How and Why Do We Write Project Charters?
KickStarting Your ProjectsThe Scope Definition Perspective
Defining the Detailed ScopeHow and Where Do You Find Requirements?
Who Needs Creativity in Projects and How DoYou Cultivate It?
Who Needs Walkthroughs Inspections and Peer Reviews?
Why Should you Manage Scope and Customer Expectations?
Why Invest Time and Effort in the LessonsLearned Document?
How Do You Select the Best Projects?
How and Why Do You Need to Maximize Portfolio Value?
How and Why Do You Need to Balance Your Project Mix?
How and Why Do You Need to Link Portfolio to Strategy?
How Do You Implement It All?

How Do You Incorporate Scope Definition into Project Management?
How Do You Write a Great Project Plan?
How Do You Troubleshoot Scope Problems?

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About the author (2010)

Jamal Moustafaev, PMP, president and founder of Thinktank Consulting, is an internationally acclaimed expert in the areas of project/portfolio management, project scoping, process improvement and corporate training. He has done work for numerous private-sector companies and government organizations in Canada and the US. Mr. Moustafaev holds an MBA in Finance (Derivative Securities) and a BBA (Finance and Management Science) from Simon Fraser University. He is a frequent contributor to various project management publications and presenter at project management conferences. In addition to teaching the popular “Project Management Essentials” and “Project Management of Energy Projects” courses at the British Columbia Institute of Technology, Jamal also offers several corporate seminars through his company.

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