Project Management Handbook Front Cover

Project Management Handbook

  • Length: 437 pages
  • Edition: 2015
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2015-07-14
  • ISBN-10: 366245372X
  • ISBN-13: 9783662453728
  • Sales Rank: #6272026 (See Top 100 Books)

This practical handbook offers a comprehensive guide to efficient project management. It pursues a broad, well-structured approach, suitable for most projects, and allows newcomers, experienced project managers and decision-makers to find valuable input that matches their specific needs. The Project Management Compass guides readers through various sections of the book; templates and checklists offer additional support. The handbook’s innovative structure combines concepts from systems engineering, management psychology, and process dynamics. This international edition will allow to share the authors’ experience gained in many years of project work and over 2,000 project management and leadership seminars conducted for BWI Management Education in Zurich, Switzerland.

This is an excellent handbook for practical project management in today’s world.

Prof. Dr. Heinz Schelle, Honorary Chairman of the GPM (German Project Management Association)The authors’ many years in practical experience in setting up, implementing and managing projects shines through in this book. The book also reflects the current trend towards increased social competence. I am therefore pleased to recommend this book as a basis for certification in project management.

Dr. Hans Knöpfel, Honorary President of the SPM (Swiss Project Management Association)

Table of Contents

Part I: An Overview Of Project Management
Chapter 1: Why Project Management?
Chapter 2: What Is A Project?
Chapter 3: What Is Project Management?
Chapter 4: Project Management: Key Theoretical Concepts
Chapter 5: The Phase Concept
Chapter 6: Other Process Models
Chapter 7: Project Evaluation And Project Portfolios
Chapter 8: Project Management Trends

Part II: Structure And Approaches
Chapter 9: The “Initialisation´´ Phase
Chapter 10: The “Preliminary Study´´ Phase
Chapter 11: The “Concept´´ Phase
Chapter 12: The “Implementation´´ Phase
Chapter 13: The “Introduction´´ Phase

Part III: Advanced Coverage Of Topics
Chapter 14: Project Initialisation
Chapter 15: The Project Organisation
Chapter 16: Project Planning
Chapter 17: Project Controlling
Chapter 18: Information, Communication And Documentation
Chapter 19: Leadership And Teamwork
Chapter 20: Aspects Of Teams
Chapter 21: Change Management And Dealing With Resistance
Chapter 22: Conflict
Chapter 23: Project, Program And Portfolio Management (Ppp)

Part IV: Tools And Instruments
Chapter 24: Team Leadership Methods
Chapter 25: General Management Methods
Chapter 26: Problem-Solving Methods

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