Managing Project Delivery Maintaining Control and Achieving Success

Written By Trish Melton
Managing Project Delivery  Maintaining Control and Achieving Success
  • Publsiher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 15 December 2008
  • ISBN : 9780080559063
  • Pages : 312 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Managing Project Delivery Maintaining Control and Achieving Success written by Trish Melton which was release on 15 December 2008, this book published by Butterworth-Heinemann. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: A practical handbook for career project managers and those involved intermittently with projects throughout their career. Brief and visually led, Managing Project Delivery gets to the point, giving you the knowledge and confidence to manage project benefits and increase the certainty of success. Focused on the needs of engineering and technical Project Managers, but generic enough to support projects in other areas such as business change, IT and product development. Supported by downloadable on-line project benefits management tool templates that enable the techniques developed in the book to be applied in practice. Comprehensive real world case studies demonstrate the use of tools. Successful projects are the basis for the business many successful organisations, but many professionals lack the basic skills required to manage projects successfully. This book shows how to maximise the outcomes of projects and to ensure that the benefits arising from projects -- large or small -- are fully realized by the business. This key outcome can be easily overlooked or sidelined by the need to keep projects on track. Managing Project Delivery provides simple yet powerful tools to ensure that projects deliver on their goals in a controlled and accountable manner. It is the first of four project management titles that separately build skills and together provide a powerful project management resource. * A practical handbook for career project managers and those involved intermittently with projects throughout their career. * Brief and visually led, Managing Project Delivery gets to the point, giving you the knowledge and confidence to deliver projects and increase the certainty of success. * Focused on the needs of both engineering and technical Project Managers, but generic enough to support projects in other areas such as business change, IT and product development. * Supported by downloadable on-line project delivery tool templates that enable the techniques developed in the book to be applied in practice. * Comprehensive real world case studies demonstrate the use of tools. * Project delivery is the third stage of the project lifecycle. This book shows how to maintain control and forecast the project outcome. Provides expert advice, tried-and-tested techniques and a delivery toolkit to address: • Business alignment • Value delivery • Control and forecasting

Managing Project Delivery Maintaining Control and Achieving Success

Managing Project Delivery  Maintaining Control and Achieving Success
  • Author : Trish Melton
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2008-12-15
  • Total pages : 312
  • ISBN : 9780080559063
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Summary : A practical handbook for career project managers and those involved intermittently with projects throughout their career. Brief and visually led, Managing Project Delivery gets to the point, giving you the knowledge and confidence to manage project benefits and increase the certainty of success. Focused on the needs of engineering and ...

Project Delivery in Business as Usual Organizations

Project Delivery in Business as Usual Organizations
  • Author : Mr Tim Carroll
  • Publisher : Gower Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2012-09-28
  • Total pages : 214
  • ISBN : 9780080559063
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Summary : Business organizations are highly successful at delivering 'business as usual'; the day-to-day tasks of managing customer transactions, marketing and production activities, and motivating employees. But there is a growing requirement for such organizations also to deliver business change projects successfully. 'Business as usual organizations' represent a particularly challenging environment for ...

Visual Project Management

Visual Project Management
  • Author : Mark J. Woeppel
  • Publisher : Blackbirch Press, Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Total pages : 278
  • ISBN : 9780080559063
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Summary : Visual Project Management: Simplifying Project Execution to Deliver On Time and On Budget is a groundbreaking addition to the project management body of knowledge. This work, based on extensive research and testing, is a practical project delivery practice guide, providing the principles and practices you need to deliver your projects ...

Project Management Step by Step

Project Management Step by Step
  • Author : Richard Newton
  • Publisher : Pearson UK
  • Release Date : 2016-09-13
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 9780080559063
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Summary : You’ve been given a project to run. You know you need to get it right, but you don’t know what you need to do and in what order to make sure it all runs smoothly and you come out of it looking great. You need Project Management Step ...

Project Management Case Studies and Lessons Learned

Project Management Case Studies and Lessons Learned
  • Author : M. Kemal Atesmen
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-12-01
  • Total pages : 231
  • ISBN : 9780080559063
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Summary : Project managers who lead globally dispersed teams face unique challenges in managing project stakeholders, scope, knowledge sharing, schedules, resources, and above all team execution in a global business environment. Finding timely solutions to challenging events becomes more difficult in a global project environment. This book presents more than 80 case studies ...

Practice of Project Management

Practice of Project Management
  • Author : Enzo Frigenti,Dennis Comninos
  • Publisher : Kogan Page Publishers
  • Release Date : 2005-12-03
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 9780080559063
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Summary : Traditional project management has tended to focus primarily on the processes of managing projects to successful completion. To manage projects from their inception through to actual delivery of the business-enabling objectives, a different project management approach is needed. Project management needs to become part of the business. This book addresses ...

The Project Management Book

The Project Management Book
  • Author : Richard Newton
  • Publisher : Pearson UK
  • Release Date : 2013-04-29
  • Total pages : 296
  • ISBN : 9780080559063
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Summary : The Project Management Book addresses the real-life scenarios and issues that anyone responsible for managing a project is likely to face on a day to day basis. It provides solutions to the everyday issues involved in managing projects, including: Defining your project Understanding your role as a project manager Dealing ...

Web Project Management

Web Project Management
  • Author : Ashley Friedlein,Ashley (e-consultancy Friedlein, London U.K.)
  • Publisher : Morgan Kaufmann
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 324
  • ISBN : 9780080559063
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Summary : This text teaches prject managers everything they need to build a commercial web site from concept to launch. It teaches web managers how to organize and put tpgether a team, develop goals, manage budgets and schedules and overcome pitfalls....

Making It Happen

Making It Happen
  • Author : Mackenzie Kyle
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-01-16
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9780080559063
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Summary : Making It Happen: A Non-Technical Guide to Project Management provides a fresh and clear approach to project management. Written in the form of a novel, it covers the basics of project management in a friendly, interesting, and memorable way. Will Campbell, a reasonably competent middle manager, is suddenly thrust into ...

Portfolio and Programme Management Demystified

Portfolio and Programme Management Demystified
  • Author : Geoff Reiss,Paul Rayner
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012-11-12
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9780080559063
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Summary : You’re now responsible for a programme, or you’ve got a portfolio to manage? Where do you start? Right here! Projects are not simply the bread and butter of an organisation. Form them into programmes or portfolios and they can be prioritised and integrated to deliver change to your ...

Project Management the Agile Way

Project Management the Agile Way
  • Author : John C. Goodpasture
  • Publisher : J. Ross Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010-01-15
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780080559063
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Summary : Project Management the Agile Way was written for experienced project managers, architects and systems analysts who are comfortable in traditional methods of project management but now need to learn about agile methods for software projects and understand how to make agile work effectively in the enterprise. The methodologies included under ...

No Drama Project Management

No Drama Project Management
  • Author : Bart Gerardi
  • Publisher : Apress
  • Release Date : 2011-12-21
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 9780080559063
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Summary : No-Drama Project Management: Avoiding Predictable Problems for Project Success is a book for project managers who want or need to be more effective. Having a project crash and burn is never a great situation, author Bart Gerardi explains, but it’s not a career buster—unless the failure appears on ...

Managing Project Supply Chains

Managing Project Supply Chains
  • Author : Ron Basu
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-03-02
  • Total pages : 168
  • ISBN : 9780080559063
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Summary : The success of any project relies on the punctual, accurate and cost-effective delivery of materials, systems and facilities. Typically, a major project involves several stakeholders working together with controlled resources to deliver a completed project. It has many suppliers, contractors and customers; it has procurement and supply, demand planning and ...

HBR Guide to Project Management

HBR Guide to Project Management
  • Author : Harvard Business Review
  • Publisher : Harvard Business Press
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 171
  • ISBN : 9780080559063
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Summary : We all wish we could sharpen key management skills like writing more effective emails or proposals, focusing to-do lists on what really matters, giving more persuasive presentations, or dealing with a boss who makes you want to scream. But who has the time? The HBR Guides can help....

Project Management

Project Management
  • Author : Clifford F. Gray,Erik W. Larson
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Companies
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 430
  • ISBN : 9780080559063
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Summary : Focusing on the human element that is critical to project implementation and completion, this book provides a five-step approach for collecting the useful information to plan, schedule, and control a project. It outlines solution-oriented, integrated methodologies for implementing the processes of project management....