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Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

Series Editor: Ginger Levin

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  1. 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 15th 2014 by Auerbach Publications

  2. 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 14th 2014 by Auerbach Publications

  3. 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 5th 2014 by Auerbach Publications

  4. 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 5th 2014 by Auerbach Publications

  5. 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 25th 2014 by Auerbach Publications

  6. 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 4th 2014 by Auerbach Publications

  7. 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 11th 2013 by Auerbach Publications

  8. 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 21st 2013 by Auerbach Publications

  9. 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 7th 2013 by Auerbach Publications

  10. 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 9th 2013 by Auerbach Publications