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Maximizing Project Results

Rs. 360.00

  • Language: English
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: BPB Publications
  • ISBN: 9789386551481
  • Edition: 2017
  • Pages: 316
  • Dimension: 23 X 15 X 2 cm

Description:

This unique "how to" implementation guide unifies project management, portfolio management and requirements engineering into one proven, comprehensive best practice framework to help organisations deliver exceptional project results on a consistent basis. It explains best practices for assessing project value categorizing and prioritizing projects, balancing portfolio mix, determining and managing project pipeline throughput capacity, and aligning strategy to maximize results and minimize risks. Maximizing project results transcends differences in the various types of project management such as traditional or agile and focuses on economic principles, methodologies, skills, tools, and techniques that can be applied successfully at companies in any industry. It also includes six downloadable templates for documenting project charters, plans meeting minutes, change requests, status reports and summary lessons learned reports.

Table of contents:

1. Introduction

2. What is project Management and Do you Really Need It.?

3. Things You Probably Didn't Know About Estimation 

4. Are We Supposed to Negotiate on Projects.?

5. How and Why Do We Write Project Charters?

6. Kick-Starting your Projects - the Scope Definition Perspective

7. Defining the Detailed Scope : How and Where Do you Find Requirements ?

8. Who Needs Creativity in projects and how Do You Cultivate It?

9. How Do you Incorporate Scope Definition into project Management.?

10. How Do you Write a Great Project plan ?

11. How Do You Troubleshoot Scope Problems.?

12. Who Needs Walkthroughs, Inspections, and Peer Reviews?

13. Why Should you Manage Scope and Customer Expectations?

14. Why Invest Time and Effort in the Lessons Learned Document?

15. How Do You Select the Best Projects?

16. How and Why Do you Need to Maximize Portfolio Value?

17. How and Why Do You Need to Balance Your Project Mix?

18. How and Why Do you Need to Link Portfolio to Strategy?

19. How Do You Implement It All?

References

Index