The Resource Project management for dummies, by Stanley E. Portny

Project management for dummies, by Stanley E. Portny

Label
Project management for dummies
Title
Project management for dummies
Statement of responsibility
by Stanley E. Portny
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Portny, Stanley E.
Dewey number
658.404
Index
index present
LC call number
HD69.P75
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
--For dummies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Project management
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industrial Management
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management Science
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Organizational Behavior
Label
Project management for dummies, by Stanley E. Portny
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=153&titleID=3560944
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Where to Go from Here; Part 1 Getting Started with Project Management; Chapter 1 Project Management: The Key to Achieving Results; Determining What Makes a Project a Project; Understanding the three main components that define a project; Recognizing the diversity of projects; Describing the four phases of a project life cycle; Defining Project Management; Starting with the initiating processes; Outlining the planning processes
  • Examining the executing processesSurveying the monitoring and controlling processes; Ending with the closing processes; Knowing the Project Manager's Role; Looking at the project manager's tasks; Staving off excuses for not following a structured project-management approach; Avoiding shortcuts; Staying aware of other potential challenges; Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Effective Project Manager?; Questions; Answer key; Relating This Chapter to the PMP Exam and PMBOK 6; Chapter 2 Beginning the Journey: The Genesis of a Project; Gathering Ideas for Projects
  • Looking at information sources for potential projectsProposing a project in a business case; Developing the Project Charter; Performing a cost-benefit analysis; Conducting a feasibility study; Generating documents during the development of the project charter; Deciding Which Projects to Move to the Second Phase of Their Life Cycle; Chapter 3 Knowing Your Project's Stakeholders: Involving the Right People; Understanding Your Project's Stakeholders; Developing a Stakeholder Register; Starting your stakeholder register; Ensuring your stakeholder register is complete and up-to-date
  • Using a stakeholder register templateDetermining Whether Stakeholders Are Drivers, Supporters, or Observers; Deciding when to involve your stakeholders; Using different methods to involve your stakeholders; Making the most of your stakeholders' involvement; Displaying Your Stakeholder Register; Confirming Your Stakeholders' Authority; Assessing Your Stakeholders' Power and Interest; Relating This Chapter to the PMP Exam and PMBOK 6; Chapter 4 Clarifying What You're Trying to Accomplish - And Why; Defining Your Project with a Scope Statement
  • Looking at the Big Picture: Explaining the Need for Your ProjectFiguring out why you're doing the project; Drawing the line: Where your project starts and stops; Stating your project's objectives; Marking Boundaries: Project Constraints; Working within limitations; Dealing with needs; Facing the Unknowns When Planning: Documenting Your Assumptions; Presenting Your Scope Statement in a Clear and Concise Document; Relating This Chapter to the PMP Exam and PMBOK 6; Chapter 5 Developing Your Game Plan: Getting from Here to There; Divide and Conquer: Breaking Your Project into Manageable Chunks
Control code
on1003317579
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
5th edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781119348894
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
1480FB6F-BA57-4EB0-A93E-27CFF186FEDA
System control number
(OCoLC)1003317579
Label
Project management for dummies, by Stanley E. Portny
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=153&titleID=3560944
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Where to Go from Here; Part 1 Getting Started with Project Management; Chapter 1 Project Management: The Key to Achieving Results; Determining What Makes a Project a Project; Understanding the three main components that define a project; Recognizing the diversity of projects; Describing the four phases of a project life cycle; Defining Project Management; Starting with the initiating processes; Outlining the planning processes
  • Examining the executing processesSurveying the monitoring and controlling processes; Ending with the closing processes; Knowing the Project Manager's Role; Looking at the project manager's tasks; Staving off excuses for not following a structured project-management approach; Avoiding shortcuts; Staying aware of other potential challenges; Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Effective Project Manager?; Questions; Answer key; Relating This Chapter to the PMP Exam and PMBOK 6; Chapter 2 Beginning the Journey: The Genesis of a Project; Gathering Ideas for Projects
  • Looking at information sources for potential projectsProposing a project in a business case; Developing the Project Charter; Performing a cost-benefit analysis; Conducting a feasibility study; Generating documents during the development of the project charter; Deciding Which Projects to Move to the Second Phase of Their Life Cycle; Chapter 3 Knowing Your Project's Stakeholders: Involving the Right People; Understanding Your Project's Stakeholders; Developing a Stakeholder Register; Starting your stakeholder register; Ensuring your stakeholder register is complete and up-to-date
  • Using a stakeholder register templateDetermining Whether Stakeholders Are Drivers, Supporters, or Observers; Deciding when to involve your stakeholders; Using different methods to involve your stakeholders; Making the most of your stakeholders' involvement; Displaying Your Stakeholder Register; Confirming Your Stakeholders' Authority; Assessing Your Stakeholders' Power and Interest; Relating This Chapter to the PMP Exam and PMBOK 6; Chapter 4 Clarifying What You're Trying to Accomplish - And Why; Defining Your Project with a Scope Statement
  • Looking at the Big Picture: Explaining the Need for Your ProjectFiguring out why you're doing the project; Drawing the line: Where your project starts and stops; Stating your project's objectives; Marking Boundaries: Project Constraints; Working within limitations; Dealing with needs; Facing the Unknowns When Planning: Documenting Your Assumptions; Presenting Your Scope Statement in a Clear and Concise Document; Relating This Chapter to the PMP Exam and PMBOK 6; Chapter 5 Developing Your Game Plan: Getting from Here to There; Divide and Conquer: Breaking Your Project into Manageable Chunks
Control code
on1003317579
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
5th edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781119348894
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
1480FB6F-BA57-4EB0-A93E-27CFF186FEDA
System control number
(OCoLC)1003317579

Library Locations

  • Calgary Alexander Calhoun LibraryBorrow it
    3223 14th Street SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2T 3V8, CA
    51.024526 -114.0947351
  • Calgary Bowness LibraryBorrow it
    6532 Bowness Road NW, Calgary, Alberta, T3B OE9, CA
    51.0889698 -114.2011763
  • Calgary Central LibraryBorrow it
    616 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2G 2M2, CA
    51.046473 -114.057859
  • Calgary Country Hills LibraryBorrow it
    11950 Country Village Link NE, Calgary, Alberta, T3K 6E3, CA
    51.160139 -114.0676844
  • Calgary Crowfoot LibraryBorrow it
    8665 Nose Hill Drive, Calgary, Alberta, T3G 5T3, CA
    51.129458 -114.193826
  • Calgary Fish Creek LibraryBorrow it
    11161 Bonaventure Drive SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2J 6S1, CA
    50.951870 -114.061042
  • Calgary Forest Lawn LibraryBorrow it
    4807 8th Avenue SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2A 4M1, CA
    51.0451596 -113.9657157
  • Calgary Glenmore Square LibraryBorrow it
    7740 18th Street SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2C 2N5, CA
    50.9833577 -114.0146572
  • Calgary Judith Umbach LibraryBorrow it
    6617 Centre Street North, Calgary, Alberta, T2K 4Y5, CA
    51.1113839 -114.0626328
  • Calgary Louise Riley LibraryBorrow it
    1904 14th Avenue NW, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1M5, CA
    51.0652117 -114.105152
  • Calgary Memorial Park LibraryBorrow it
    1221 2nd Street SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2R 0W5, CA
    51.041549 -114.0682554
  • Calgary MobileBorrow it
    CA
  • Calgary Nose Hill LibraryBorrow it
    1530 Northmount Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, T2L 0G6, CA
    51.096103 -114.13759
  • Calgary Saddletowne LibraryBorrow it
    7556 Falconridge Blvd NE, Calgary, Alberta, T3J 0C9, CA
    51.1212759 -113.9469193
  • Calgary Shaganappi LibraryBorrow it
    3415 8th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, T3C 0E8, CA
    51.0448674 -114.1367083
  • Calgary Shawnessy LibraryBorrow it
    333 Shawville Blvd. SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2Y 4H3, CA
    50.898545 -114.062885
  • Calgary Signal Hill LibraryBorrow it
    5994 Signal Hill Centre SW, Calgary, Alberta, T3H 3P8, CA
    51.0180759 -114.1755888
  • Calgary Southwood LibraryBorrow it
    924 Southland Drive SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2W 0J9, CA
    50.963642 -114.0858663
  • Calgary Village Square LibraryBorrow it
    2623 56th Street NE,, Calgary, Alberta, T1Y 6E7, CA
    51.0755508 -113.9526426
Processing Feedback ...