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Best Practices in Portfolio, Program, and Project Management


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Managing Project Competence The Lemon and the Loop

Managing Project Competence: The Lemon and the Loop

1st Edition

By Rolf Medina
January 25, 2018

For companies to be successful, the management of an organization needs to understand how competence evolves and how it can be utilized and linked to the organization’s goals. When executive managers understand this, there is a higher probability that the people working in the organization will be ...

The Human Change Management Body of Knowledge (HCMBOK®)

The Human Change Management Body of Knowledge (HCMBOK®)

3rd Edition

By Vicente Goncalves, Carla Campos
January 24, 2018

"I am happy to recommend this work. I believe in the principles presented in it and identify with its context. Due to the lack of knowledge on the subject in the market, it is a topic that must be made known. The book should be in the library of all project and change managers."— Paul Dinsmore, PMI...

Project Management beyond Waterfall and Agile

Project Management beyond Waterfall and Agile

1st Edition

By Mounir Ajam
December 01, 2017

This book goes beyond the paint by numbers approach, transcending the "how" of project management to the "what" and "why," which is critical for leaders of change. — Dr. Joel B. Carboni, President and Founder, GPM Global and President, IPMA-USA Project Management beyond Waterfall and Agile ...

Realizing Strategy through Projects: The Executive's Guide

Realizing Strategy through Projects: The Executive's Guide

1st Edition

By Carl Marnewick
December 04, 2017

Executives should not necessarily know the intricacies of project management, but they should know how project management, as a discipline, can benefit the organization in implementing its strategies and realizing its vision. The only way that executives can effectively apply project management to ...

Creating a Greater Whole A Project Manager’s Guide to Becoming a Leader

Creating a Greater Whole: A Project Manager’s Guide to Becoming a Leader

1st Edition

By Susan G. Schwartz
December 27, 2017

Creating a Greater Whole unlocks the not-so-secret secrets of what aspiring managers need to become strong leaders. This information-rich, easy to understand guide offers readers an immediate clear path to honing their leadership skills using the rigor and discipline of project management ...

PMI-PBA® Exam Practice Test and Study Guide

PMI-PBA® Exam Practice Test and Study Guide

1st Edition

By Brian Williamson
October 26, 2017

The PMI-PBA® Exam Practice Test and Study Guide attempts to address all your questions and concerns by providing two of the most sought-after study aids: memory maps and practice questions. The systematic use of memory maps helps aid in the efficient recall of information and can boost confidence ...

Earned Benefit Program Management Aligning, Realizing, and Sustaining Strategy

Earned Benefit Program Management: Aligning, Realizing, and Sustaining Strategy

1st Edition

By Crispin Piney
October 05, 2017

No one can disagree that benefits are good things. Whether you are responsible for projects, programs, or portfolios, you are increasingly expected to think—and act—in an appropriate benefits-driven way. However: Do you understand that what may be appropriate for a project may be inapplicable for ...

The Entrepreneurial Project Manager

The Entrepreneurial Project Manager

1st Edition

By Chris Cook
August 28, 2017

Doing more with less is a skill mastered by entrepreneurs. Budgets are tight, deadlines are short, and time is of the essence. Entrepreneurial project managers use these parameters to their benefit. Hurdling over obstacles with the bare minimum of effort makes their projects and teams stand out. ...

Leading and Motivating Global Teams Integrating Offshore Centers and the Head Office

Leading and Motivating Global Teams: Integrating Offshore Centers and the Head Office

1st Edition

By Vimal Kumar Khanna
May 08, 2017

This book provides techniques for offshore center managers and head office managers to motivate and manage globally distributed teams, which are spread across the offshore center and the head office, and thereby achieve higher productivity. Readers learn how to integrate the offshore center with ...

Project and Program Turnaround

Project and Program Turnaround

1st Edition

By Thomas Pavelko
December 12, 2016

The U.S. economy thrives on the development of new products, new systems, and new processes. Usually, these advances start as a flash of inspiration by highly creative individuals. It is complex and difficult to go from initial inspiration to a final product, process, or system. So it is not ...

Leading and Managing Innovation What Every Executive Team Must Know about Project, Program, and Portfolio Management, Second Edition

Leading and Managing Innovation: What Every Executive Team Must Know about Project, Program, and Portfolio Management, Second Edition

2nd Edition

By Russell D. Archibald, Shane Archibald
December 10, 2015

The primary cause of many project failures is that responsible executives, because of their lack of knowledge in project management, fail to demand that their managers and staff properly utilize the well-proven best practices, processes, systems, and tools that are now available in this field. This...

Benefits Realization Management Strategic Value from Portfolios, Programs, and Projects

Benefits Realization Management: Strategic Value from Portfolios, Programs, and Projects

1st Edition

By Carlos Eduardo Martins Serra
September 27, 2016

Benefits realization management (BRM) is a key part of governance, because it supports the strategic creation of value and provides the correct level of prioritization and executive support to the correct initiatives. Because of its relevance to the governance process, BRM has a strong influence ...

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