Popular Project Management Books

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Title: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)–Fifth Edition reflects the collaboration and knowledge of working project managers and provides the fundamentals of project management as they apply to a wide range of projects. This internationally recognized standard gives project managers the essential tools to practice project management and deliver organizational results.
Author(s): Project Management Institute
ISBN 13: 9781935589679
Pages: 589
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Title: The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management

"The "Fifth Edition" of "The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management" is a very good companion to PMI's PMBOK Guide. Students and practitioners of traditional project management concepts will find the book both helpful and clarifying.
Author(s): Eric Verzuh
ISBN 13: 9781119086574
Pages: 528
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Title: Strategic Project Management Made Simple: Practical Tools for Leaders and Teams

I've seen very few things in this space that make sense past the paper they're written on. This is a remarkable exception." —David Allen, author, Getting Things Done "Terry has created a powerful and actionable methodology for change.
Author(s): Terry Schmidt
ISBN 13: 9780470411582
Pages: 272
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Title: Project Management for the Unofficial Project Manager: A FranklinCovey Title

Covering such topics as initiating, planning, executing, monitoring/controlling and closing, FranklinCovey management experts offer practical, real-world advice for effective project management. Original. 30,000 first printing.
Author(s): Kory Kogon;James Wood;Suzette Blakemore
ISBN 13: 9781941631102
Pages: 224
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Title: Project Management: Proven Principles in Agile Project Management for Successful Managers and Businesses

Discover Proven Principles in Agile Project Management This book is a detailed manual in agile project management and product management using scrum and other methodologies. This book is a detailed manual in agile project management and product management using scrum and other methodologies. It will explain the roles and principles involved in managing projects. Don’t worry if you have never managed a project before. After reading this material, you will know how projects work and what you can do to ensure their success.
Author(s): Thomas Keane
ISBN 13: 9781520877136
Pages: 39
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Title: Project Management For Dummies

The bestselling "bible" of project management

In today's time-crunched, cost-conscious global business environment, tight project deadlines and stringent expectations are the norm. Now with 25 percent new and updated content, Project Management For Dummies introduces you to the principles of successful project management and shows you how to motivate any team to gain maximum productivity.

You'll learn how to organize, estimate, and schedule projects efficiently and effectively. You'll also discover how to manage deliverables, issue changes, assess risks, maintain communications, and live up to expectations by making the most of the latest technology and software—and by avoiding common problems that can trip up even the best project managers.

  • The latest information on measuring project management ROI and value to the organization (and customers)
  • Managing Continuous Process Improvement
  • Examples of formats used for different aspects of project management
  • Managing distressed projects and managing multiple team projects
  • Hierarchical decomposition and how it can dramatically improve the effectiveness of project planning and control
  • The latest trend of embracing the use of social media to drive efficiency and improve socialization
  • New information on managing and resolving conflicts that occur during a project
  • Explanations of concepts tested in the PMP certification exam with study tips and practices to help you pass

Project Management For Dummies gives professionals like you everything you need to be successful project managers.

Author(s): Stanley E. Portny
ISBN 13: 9781118497234
Pages: 408
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Title: Project Management: A Quick Start Beginner's Guide For The Serious Project Manager To Managing Any Project Easily

Project Management, A Quickstart Begnner’s Guide For The Serious Project Manager To Managing Any Project Easily. The book, “Project Management, A Quickstart Begnner’s Guide For The Serious Project Manager To Managing Any Project Easily” spells out the qualities of a good project manager and takes you through the exact steps that you need to master to become competent as a project manager. Once you go through the tips provided in this book, you will not have to worry about the nature of the project at hand or its magnitude. You will have gained so much courage that no project will intimidate you. The best thing about this book is that it is simple to read, has clear points, and is generally an interesting read. And as you will realize after going through the book, it is not easy to forget the project management tips provided owing to their mode of delivery.
Author(s): Donald J. Scott
ISBN 13: 9781533582331
Pages: 138
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Title: Agile Project Management with Kanban

Now he shows you exactly how to make it work for your team. Think of this book as "Kanban in a box": open it, read the quickstart guide, and you're up and running fast. With Kanban, every minute you spend on a software project can add value for customers. One book can help you achieve this goal: Agile Project Management with Kanban. Author Eric Brechner pioneered Kanban within the Xbox engineering team at Microsoft. Now he shows you exactly how to make it work for your team. Think of this book as “Kanban in a box”: open it, read the quickstart guide, and you’re up and running fast. As you gain experience, Brechner reveals powerful techniques for right-sizing teams, estimating, meeting deadlines, deploying components and services, adapting or evolving from Scrum or traditional Waterfall, and more. For every step of your journey, you’ll find pragmatic advice, useful checklists, and actionable lessons. This truly is “Kanban in a box”: all you need to deliver breakthrough value and quality.
Author(s): Eric Brechner
ISBN 13: 9780735698956
Pages: 160
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