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Successful Project Management 5ed

by Trevor Young Kogan Page
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Pbk 224 pages
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Successful Project Management is an essential guide for anyone who wants to improve the success rates of their projects. It will help managers to maintain a balance between the demands of the customer, the project, the team and the organization.

Covering the more technical aspects of a project from start to completion, Successful Project Management contains tried-and-tested techniques covering project conception and start-up, how to manage stake holders, effective risk management, project planning, launch and execution. Also including a brand new glossary of key terms, it provides help with evaluating your project as well as practical checklists, templates and a key stage work plan to ensure success for any ambitious project manager.

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With over one million copies sold, the hugely popular Creating Success series covers a wide variety of topics and is written by an expert team of internationally best-selling authors and business experts. This indispensable business skills collection is packed with new features, practical content and inspiring guidance for readers across all stages of their careers.

    • Chapter - 0: Introduction
    • Chapter - 1: What is success?
    • Chapter - 2: The climate for success
    • Chapter - 3: The project process - key steps for success
    • Chapter - 4: Project conception and start-up
    • Chapter - 5: The definition phase
    • Chapter - 6: Managing the stakeholders
    • Chapter - 7: Managing the risks
    • Chapter - 8: Planning the project
    • Chapter - 9: Launching and executing the project
    • Chapter - 10: Closure and post-project evaluation

Trevor L Young was, for many years, a senior consultant for the Industrial Society where he designed and conducted two public training courses in project management techniques and project leadership.

Trevor Young was an independent consultant specialising in the introduction of programme management. He was a member of the Institute of Personnel and Development and the author of The Handbook of Project Management, also published by Kogan Page.