Painless Project Management: A Step-by-Step Guide for Planning, Executing, and Managing Projects
PART I: THE PAINLESS FASTER, SIMPLER METHOD FOR SMALLER PROJECTS AND NEWER PROJECTS MANGERS.
Chapter 1: Introduction to Project Management.
Chapter 2: The Project Management Life Cycle, the Work Cycle, and the Business Context.
Chapter 3: Concept-Building the Business Case.
Chapter 4: Planning the Work and Working the Plan.
PART II: THE PAINLESS TRIED-AND TRUE METHOD FOR LARGER, MORE COMPLEX PROJECTS AND EXPERIENCED PROJECT MANAGERS.
Chapter 5: Developing the Project Charter fro Larger, More Complex Projects.
Chapter 6: Much, Much, More on WBSs, Networks, and Gantt Charts.
Chapter 7: Status Reporting: What to Tell, When, and to Whom.
Chapter 8: The Management Part of Project Management.
- Both authors teach a variety of students each year through their courses at Baruch College, University of Phoenix, and seminar with the AMA. Unlike a lot of PM authors who are only immersed in PM, these authors teach and train this subject everyday. They know what new PM’s need and how to improve PM’s jobs.
- Takes a “just the facts” approach to making their process simple. Too many project management books are filled with technical jargon, complicated process, and lots of theory. This book delivers a straight-forward cook-book approach to project management delivered in an easy-to-learn, easy-to follow and step-by-step approach to executing any project from beginning to end.
- Includes tools throughout: The book is filled with tear out tools and downloadable forms that PMs can use for their own projects.