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Master IT Project Management
This practical, up-to-date guide explains how to successfully manage an IT project and prepare for CompTIA Project+ certification. IT Project Management: On Track from Start to Finish, Third Edition walks you through each step of the IT project management process, covering critical strategies for on-time and within-budget projects. You'll get proven methods for initiating a project, selecting qualified team members, conferring with management, establishing communication, setting realistic timetables, tracking costs, and closing a project.
Learn how to:
Define project requirements and create the project charter
Create a feasibility study and establish project priority
Determine strategy and obtain management approval
Manage project scope and determine project expenses
Build the project management plan
Organize and lead a project team
Track progress and calculate the Cost Performance Index (CPI)
Implement changes to the project plan
Perform continuous quality management
Complete the project and assess deliverables
On the CD:
CompTIA Project+ practice exam
Project management video training from the author
Ready-to-use templates and worksheets
Joseph Phillips, PMP, CompTIA Project+, is the Director of Education for Project Seminars. He is the author of PMP Project Management Professional Study Guide, Second Edition; CAPM/PMP Project Management Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Second Edition; CBAP Certified Business Analysis Professional All-in-One Exam Guide; and PgMP Program Management Professional All-in-One Exam Guide.
Table of contents
Chapter 1. Initiating the Project; Chapter 2. Planning the Project; Chapter 3. Working with Management; Chapter 4. Managing the Project Scope; Chapter 5. Creating the Budget; Chapter 6. Building the Project Plan; Chapter 7. Organizing a Project Team; Chapter 8. Managing Teams; Chapter 9. Implementing the Project Plan; Chapter 10. Revising the Project Plan; Chapter 11. Enforcing Quality; Chapter 12. Completing the Project; Appendix A. IT Project+ Exam Objectives; Appendix B. Working as an Independent Contractor; Appendix C. Critical Exam Information; Appendix D. About the CD; Glossary; Index
Joseph Phillips, PMP, CompTIA Project+, is the Director of Education for Project Seminars, a PMI Registered Education Provider. He is the author of PMP Project Management Professional Study Guide, Second Edition and other books on project management.