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Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Sustainable Program Management

    By Gregory T Haugan

    Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

    The world is undergoing major transitions due to three driving forces—population changes, climate changes, and energy resource constraints—making it essential for us to move toward sustainability in the implementation of projects and programs as well as our everyday life. Real sustainability exists...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Auerbach Publications

  8. From Projects to Programs

    A Project Manager's Journey

    By Samir Penkar

    Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

    This is the story of an up-and-coming project manager that has been handed a large program to lead. Follow along as Susan Codwell, Program Manager for FitAtWork Inc., struggles, leads, stumbles, and grows into the role of program manager. Throughout this book you will gain a clear understanding of...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Auerbach Publications

  9. Leading Virtual Project Teams

    Adapting Leadership Theories and Communications Techniques to 21st Century Organizations

    By Margaret R. Lee

    Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

    In a 1945 speech, Winston Churchill stated, "We are shaping the world faster than we can change ourselves, and we are applying to the present the habits of the past." Was Churchill predicting the future of project management? Have we changed how we communicate and lead projects? Have leadership and...

    Published July 28th 2013 by Auerbach Publications

  10. Applying Guiding Principles of Effective Program Delivery

    By Kerry R. Wills

    Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

    While today’s programs continue to grow in size and complexity, at the same time, their success rates remain low. To manage programs effectively in this environment, project managers and program managers must take a "consultative approach" that applies a core set of guiding principles across every...

    Published July 25th 2013 by Auerbach Publications