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Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

Series Editor: Ginger Levin

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  1. Project Scope Management

    A Practical Guide to Requirements for Engineering, Product, Construction, IT and Enterprise Projects

    By Jamal Moustafaev

    Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

    Incomplete or missed requirements, omissions, ambiguous product features, lack of user involvement, unrealistic customer expectations, and the proverbial scope creep can result in cost overruns, missed deadlines, poor product quality, and can very well ruin a project. Project Scope Management: A...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Auerbach Publications

  2. Project Planning and Project Success

    The 25% Solution

    By Pedro Serrador

    Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

    Project planning is generally accepted as an important contributor to project success. However, is there research that affirms the positive impact of project planning and gives guidance on how much effort should be spent on planning? To answer these questions, this book looks at current literature...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Auerbach Publications

  3. Project Health Assessment

    By Paul S. Royer, PMP

    Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

    Project managers, sponsors, team members, and involved stakeholders know when things aren’t going well. A frequent first indication is a missing or errant process. Project Health Assessment presents an innovative approach for assessing project processes through a set of ten critical success factors...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Auerbach Publications

  4. Portfolio Management

    A Strategic Approach

    Edited by Ginger Levin, PMP, PgMP, John Wyzalek, PfMP

    Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

    Recognizing the importance of selecting and pursuing programs, projects, and operational work that add sustainable business value that benefits end users, the Project Management Institute (PMI®) issued its first Standard on Portfolio Management in 2006. In 2014, it launched the Portfolio Management...

    Published October 14th 2014 by Auerbach Publications

  5. Program Governance

    By Muhammad Ehsan Khan

    Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

    Although program management has received much attention in recent books, program governance remains a relatively new subject. While selected books and standards touch on this important topic, few are devoted to program governance as a subject. This book fills that need.Program Governance provides a...

    Published September 4th 2014 by Auerbach Publications

  6. Project Management for Research and Development

    Guiding Innovation for Positive R&D Outcomes

    By Lory Mitchell Wingate

    Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

    Today’s leading organizations recognize the importance of research and development (R&D) to maintain and grow market share. If companies want to survive into the future, they must accelerate their R&D-to-market cycles or find themselves behind the competition.Project Management for Research...

    Published August 4th 2014 by Auerbach Publications

  7. The Influential Project Manager

    Winning Over Team Members and Stakeholders

    By Alfonso Bucero,MSc,PMP, PMI-RMP, PMI F

    Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

    If you want to be a successful project manager, you need to become a person of influence. Without influence, there can be no success as a project manager. And, although all key success criteria point to the importance of developing soft skills as a project manager, few books exist about how to...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Auerbach Publications

  8. PfMP® Exam Practice Tests and Study Guide

    By Ginger Levin, PMP, PgMP

    Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

    Recognizing the importance of portfolio management, the Project Management Institute (PMI®) has launched a new certification entitled the Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP®). PfMP® Exam Practice Tests and Study Guide is the most comprehensive resource available to help you prepare for...

    Published June 3rd 2014 by Auerbach Publications

  9. Program Management Leadership

    Creating Successful Team Dynamics

    By Mark C. Bojeun

    Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

    This is not another how-to guide for program managers or another reiteration of the Project Management Institute’s standards for program management. Instead, Program Management Leadership: Creating Successful Team Dynamics examines various leadership approaches and illustrates the value of...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Auerbach Publications

  10. Successful Program Management

    Complexity Theory, Communication, and Leadership

    By Wanda Curlee, Robert Lee Gordon

    Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

    Complexity theory is a great, untapped resource in the field of management. Experts agree that it can be a powerful tool for managing complex and virtual programs, but there is little material available to guide program managers on how to use complexity theory to communicate and lead...

    Published October 20th 2013 by Auerbach Publications