Fundamentals of Technology Project Management -- Chapter 3

Colleen Garton and Erika McCulloch

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Book description:

Successful project management is increasingly vital to all organizations, driven by the demands of global competition, rapid technological growth, and faster time to market (just to name a few). For those in technology fields, project management skills are fast becoming a required core competency. And those who have mastered these skills continue to be in high demand worldwide, commanding higher salaries than those around them. But how does one extend those skills or acquire them in the first place? Fundamentals of Technology Project Management is a great place to start.

With Fundamentals of Technology Project Management you will:

  • Discover the top ten reasons projects fail

  • Master the five keys to project success

  • Explore the six phases of the project lifecycle, step by step

  • Review the documents necessary for good project management and learn how to complete them

  • Understand the warning signs of a project in trouble and learn how to get it back on track

  • Learn Quality Management and Quality Assurance practices in easy-to-understand terms

  • Acquire practical ways to develop effective leadership and team-building skills

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    This was first published in March 2006

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