Description

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. Visually lead, to the point, with case studies and best practice guidelines throughout, the hard-won real world experience found in this book makes it a powerful PM resource for anyone involved in project management.

Key Features

Links project management to business goals for career project managers and those involved with project intermittently Focuses on the needs of engineering, industrial and process projects Accompanied by online project planning and delivery tools, templates, workflow organizers and data sheets, plus checklists, case studies and copious expert know-how

Readership

Project managers in engineering and process industry sectors; APM and PMI students; MBAs and Masters students

Details

No. of pages:
240
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9780750684774
Electronic ISBN:
9780080557663

About the authors

Trish Melton

Director of MIME Solutions Ltd, a UK-based PM Consultancy. She has worked for organizations including AstraZeneca, GSK, and Eli Lilly, and has clients in the UK and US.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, MIME Solutions Ltd, UK

Laura Yates

Affiliations and Expertise

Head of Teratology, Uk Teratology Information Service, Newcastle Drug and Therapeutics Centre, Wolfson Unit, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK