Facilitating the Project Lifecycle: The Skills & Tools to Accelerate Progress for Project Managers, Facilitators, and Six Sigma Project Teams

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John Wiley & Sons, Aug 5, 2005 - Business & Economics - 312 pages
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Step by step, Facilitating the Project Lifecycle guides the project manager/facilitator in making smart choices about when and how to pull key talent together to spell success for the project and ultimately the organization. The authors will help you understand the benefits of using facilitated group work sessions to get real work done during a project and get it done better and more efficiently than more traditional individual work approaches. In addition, the book includes:
  • Recommendations for capitalizing on group knowledge to accelerate the building of key project deliverables and ensure their quality as they are built
  • A work session structure for planning, delivering, and following up facilitated work sessions
  • Guides for building key project deliverables
  • Sample agendas
  • Proven techniques for managing the group dynamics

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Part Two The Partnership in Practice Making Facilitated Work Sessions Work
Part Three The Techniques
Part Four Resources

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Janet A. Means is cofounder of Resource Advantage, Inc., a consulting and training firm specializing in business process innovation, organizational productivity improvement, and information technology planning and design. She is a certified professional facilitator with the International Association of Facilitators.

Tammy Adams is the managing partner of Chaosity LLC, a consulting firm specializing in collaborative techniques for business process improvement and project acceleration. She is a certified professional facilitator and certified quality manager.

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