A comprehensive reference, thoroughly updated with all new material, The AMA Handbook of Project Management presents the critical concepts and theories that all project managers must master. Containing definitive models, advice, and in-depth solutions to specific project management dilemmas, the book provides valuable insight and the latest techniques on how to: * establish project goals * implement planning on both the strategic and operational levels * design dependable, but flexible, organizational structures * manage the project life cycle and meet objectives * budget the project * handle the transition from project idea to project reality. Packed with case studies to ensure thorough comprehension of key principles, this second edition reflects the most recent changes to the Project Management Body of Knowledge(r), and contains new material on subjects including project management as a profession, portfolio management, program management, team development, and much more. This guide is a vital resource for everyone involved in project tasks.
About the Author
Paul C. Dinsmore (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil) has over 20 years of experience as a project manager and is president of his own international consulting and training firm. Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin (Cullowhee, NC) is Editor-in-Chief of the Center for Business Practices, the publishing division of PM Solutions, and former editor for the Project Management Institute.