New and Published Books
1-10 of 13 results in Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series
Winning Over Team Members and Stakeholders
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
Guiding Innovation for Positive R&D Outcomes
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 July 21st 2014 by Auerbach Publications
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
Creating Successful Team Dynamics
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
Complexity Theory, Communication, and Leadership
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
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
A Project Manager's Journey
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
Adapting Leadership Theories and Communications Techniques to 21st Century Organizations
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 29th 2013 by Auerbach Publications
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 26th 2013 by Auerbach Publications
Although construction is one of the largest industries in the United States, it lags behind other industries in its implementation of modern management techniques such as those contained in the Standard for Program Management (the Standard) by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). Construction...
Published July 22nd 2013 by Auerbach Publications
Project Management for Research and Development: Guiding Innovation for Positive R&D Outcomes
To Be Published August 7th 2014
To Be Published September 4th 2014
Portfolio Management: A Strategic Approach
To Be Published October 12th 2014
Project Health Assessment
To Be Published October 20th 2014
Project Planning and Project Success: The 25% Solution
To Be Published November 17th 2014
Project Scope Management: A Practical Guide to Requirements for Engineering, Product, Construction, IT and Enterprise Projects
To Be Published November 20th 2014
Program Stakeholder Management: Achieving Effective Stakeholder Engagement
To Be Published January 25th 2015
Agile for Project Managers
To Be Published February 5th 2015
Transforming Business with Program Management: Integrating Strategy, People, Process, Technology, Structure and Measurement
To Be Published February 14th 2015
Making Projects Work: Effective Stakeholder Management and Communication
To Be Published February 14th 2015