ISBN 9788126552207,Effective Project Management: Traditional, Agile, Extreme

Effective Project Management: Traditional, Agile, Extreme


R K Wysocki



Wiley India Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9788126552207

ISBN-10 8126552204

Paper Back

Number of Pages 768 Pages
Language (English)

Literature fiction

The Seventh Edition of Effective Project Management provides updated and expanded coverage of all major project management techniques, including traditional, agile, and extreme. This Seventh edition adds more than 100 pages of new content---in part based on feedback from professors who have adopted the current edition---plus consolidation of content in other areas. The author retains his winning approach to the material, which includes step-by-step processes, and related tools and templates to support both practitioners and students.
Highlights of the new edition include:
Coverage of the newly released PMBOK 5 body of knowledge
Enterprise Project Management Model (EPMM) (new Ch13)
A replacement of Project Portfolio Management Process (EPM6e Ch13) with Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Process (EPM7e Ch14)
Lean Agile Project Management
Coverage of Kanban and Scrumban methodologies
Expansion of the Enterprise PSO to support EPMM
Enriched collateral materials:
Integrate additional lecture slides
Enriched case study exercises
Improved chapter discussion questions

As with previous editions of this book, the author provides readers---both professionals and students--with a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to effective project management techniques, including in-depth case studies. He presents the pros and cons of these methods so readers can decide the best method for managing specific types of projects. The author also shows how to select and use best-of-breed project management tools and templates for each management task.
About the Author

Robert K. Wysocki is a project management consultant, trainer, training developer, and author. He has written numerous books and articles on both project and information systems management. His books have been adopted at over 100 colleges and universities worldwide, as well as by training organizations, companies and practicing professionals.

Table of Contents:
Preface Introduction Part I Understanding the Project Management Landscape Chapter 1 What Is a Project? Chapter 2 What Is Project Management? Chapter 3 What Are the Project Management Process Groups? Part II Traditional Project Management Chapter 4 How to Scope a TPM Project Chapter 5 How to Plan a TPM Project Chapter 6 How to Launch a TPM Project Chapter 7 How to Monitor & Control a TPM Project Chapter 8 How to Close a TPM Project Part III Complex Project Management Chapter 9 Complexity and Uncertainty in the Project Management Landscape Chapter 10 Agile Project Management Chapter 11 Extreme Project Management Chapter 12 Comparing Linear, Incremental, Iterative, Adaptive, and Extreme PMLC Models Part IV Managing the Realities of Projects Chapter 13 Prevention and Intervention Strategies for Distressed Projects Chapter 14 Organizing Multiple Team Projects Chapter 15 Establishing and Maturing a Project Support Office Chapter 16 Establishing and Managing a Continuous Process Improvement Program Part V End State: Maturing to an Enterprise-Level Project Management Model Chapter 17 Establishing a Project Portfolio Management Process Chapter 18 A Practical Project-Based Model of the Enterprise Appendix A Glossary of Acronyms Appendix B What's on the Website? Appendix C Bibliography Index