Project Manager Street Smarts
A Real World Guide to PMP Skills
Hands-on practice for the most common-and most difficult-projectmanagement tasks
Breaking into the field of project management is difficult, andthe Project Management Institute requires that Project ManagementProfessionals (PMPs) have on-the-job experience before earningtheir certification. This handy, task-based resource addresses themost common and the most challenging tasks Project Managers faceand demonstrates how to perform these tasks.
The Street Smarts series is designed to help current or aspiringprofessionals put their certification to work for them. Full ofpractical, real world scenarios, each book features actual tasksfrom the field and then offers step-by-step exercises that teachthe skills necessary to complete those tasks.
- Aimed at anyone looking to gain hands-on experience in thefield of project management by offering a unique look at the dailyroutine of a project manager
- Offers a variety of real-world scenarios, covering everythingfrom the most common tasks to the most demanding roadblocks
- Walks you through step-by-step instructions of working with aproject: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring andcontrolling, and closing
- Demonstrates defining a scope, developing a project charter,creating the work breakdown structure, managing resourceallocation, and more
Designed to provide you with an accurate look into the field ofproject management, this book offers you a unique and insightfulperspective on the demands of a project manager on a day-to-daybasis.
408 pages; ISBN 9780470596104
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Title: Project Manager Street Smarts
Author: Terri Wagner; Linda Kretz Zaval