Project Management Toolkit: The Basics for Project Success

2nd Edition

Expert Skills for Success in Engineering, Technical, Process Industry and Corporate Projects

Authors: Trish Melton
Paperback ISBN: 9780750684408
eBook ISBN: 9780080550084
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 17th May 2007
Page Count: 300
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Description

This book provides you with the tools required to approach and manage projects. These effective skills will impact positively on the success of both the projects you are involved with and of your organization.

Key features

  • A practical handbook for both career project managers and those involved intermittently with projects throughout their career
  • Provides simple step-by-step tools for understanding and managing each of the project value-add stages:
  • Developing a business case
  • Robust planning
  • Staying in control
  • Delivering benefits
  • Focussed on the needs of engineering and other technical project managers, but generic enough to support projects in other areas
  • Brief and visually led, the Toolkit is designed to get you up and running fast and to increase the certainty of a positive project outcome from day one
  • Comprehensive real world case studies demonstrate the use of tools
  • Supported by downloadable online project planning templates that enable the techniques developed in the book to be applied in practice

Project Management Toolkit introduces the whole project life-cycle. It is the first of four project management titles that separately build skills in critical PM areas and together provide a powerful project management resource.

Key Features

Focussed on the needs of engineering and other technical project managers, this book recognises that most non-routine work completed by an organization is a project A practical, hands-on guide to aid those tasked with real industry projects – not a lengthy theoretical textbook, it gets to the point and delivers REAL benefits Fully supported by online project planning and delivery tools, templates, workflow organizers and data sheets, the book is suitable for both career project managers and those involved with projects intermittently

Readership

Engineering Project Managers and students taking professional or academic project management courses

Details

No. of pages:
300
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9780080550084
Paperback ISBN:
9780750684408

About the Author

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