As the project management function has steadily grown in importance across almost every industry and time zone, its more vital than ever that todays project manager have access to the latest and most comprehensive information available.
The Portable MBA in Project Management offers the best thinking on the newest strategies as well as tried-and-true practices in managing projects and project-based organizations. Respected project management consultant Eric Verzuh brings together experts from leading consultancies and business schools and the result is a state-of-the-art MBA in project managementwithout the time and expense. Contributions to this book include classic works on project selection and risk management, as well as leading-edge insights on working in virtual teams and integrating project management capabilities into the enterprise.
In Part One, Verzuh explores why project management is a vital strategic business strength, while Robert Graham and Randall Englund discuss the transformation of traditional businesses into project-based organizations. Part Two covers the project management discipline with Verzuh on action plans, project control, and risk management, while Jack Meredith and Samuel Mantel discuss project selection, and Ned Hamson discusses quality management. Part Three offers expert advice on project teams with Elaine Biech on teamwork, Neal Whitten on discipline, and Deborah Duarte and Nancy Snyder on critical team success factors. Part Four discusses managing project-based organizations with Verzuh on making project management an integral part of the enterprise, Robert Cooper on stage-gate new product development processes, Denis Couture on achieving project management maturity, and Robert Graham and Randall Englund on establishing an organizational environment for success.
Written with a finger on the pulse of modern business, The Portable MBA in Project Management offers unparalleled coverage of everything executives and project managers need to know to leverage this proven discipline in any project-based organization.
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ISBN 978-0471268994 Publication Date 3-Feb-03 Author Eric Verzuh Format Hardcover Page Count 400 Manufacturer Wiley