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3.67 out of 53.67 out of 53.67 out of 53.67 out of 53.67 out of 5 3.67 (3 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Stanley E. Portny Narrator: Brett Barry Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The For Dummies Series Release Date: October 2008 ISBN: 9780061764868
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The tools you need for successful project management

In today's time-crunched, cost-conscious global business environment, tight project deadlines and stringent expectations are the norm. So what does it take to succeed? This hands-on guide introduces you to the principles of project management and shows you how to put them to use so you can successfully manage a project from start to finish. And if you're studying for the Project Management Institute's Project Management Professional® certification exam, you can rest easy knowing that this book is aligned with the guide that's the basis for the exam.

  • Project management 101—take a look at the who, what, and why of a project and discover what it really takes to ensure success
  • Keep an eye on the clock—learn how to create foolproof schedules and budgets that keep your projects on track
  • Put your team to work—get plenty of practical tips and guidelines for identifying and involving key players
  • Drive it home—uncover the best ways to track, analyze, and report on your project's activities and bring it to a successful closure
  • Up your project management game—take your skills to the next level with the use of technology and Earned Value Management

Listen to the audio and find:

  • Help for defining your project's goals and expectations
  • Guidelines for knowing your project's audience
  • Tips for breaking your project work into manageable pieces
  • The latest methods for determining and managing resources
  • How to deal with risk and uncertainty
  • Hints for providing effective leadership

Learn to:

  • Organize and schedule projects efficiently and effectively
  • Motivate any team to gain maximum productivity
  • Assess risks, manage changes, maintain communication, and live up to expectations
  • Plan for resources and stay within a budget

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Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Danny | 7/9/2010

    " Good reference. Will likely come back to it in future endeavor. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dilip | 7/19/2009

    " Book is easy to read and understand. Covers project planning, scheduling, budgeting, organizing, and controlling. Has very good examples. The chapter on scheduling and earliest/latest start/finish date was very interesting. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Glenn | 5/14/2009

    " A good beginning overview of project management. Other books will be necessary for those wanting to go into more detail, but this one's a start. "

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About the Author

Stanley E. Portny is a project management consultant and a certified Project Management Professional. He has provided training and consultation to more than 150 public and private organizations, and he has developed and conducted training programs for more than 50,000 management and staff personnel.

About the Narrator

Brett Barry graduated from Syracuse University’s television, radio, and film program and worked as an associate documentary producer for several years before moving into a career in voiceovers. In 2002, he signed with a voice-over agent in New York and began working in this field full-time. Brett’s training includes improvisational acting at Manhattan’s HB Studio, study of the Linklater voice techniques, and private coaching with some of the industry’s top voice performers. His voice can be heard on over 100 audiobooks. He and his wife Rebecca live in New York and run Silver Hollow Audio, an independent audio production studio.