The Project Management Life Cycle: A Complete Step-By-Step Methodology For Initiating, Planning, Executing & Closing A Project Successfully
Author: Jason Westland
Publisher: Kogan Page
Edition: Bk&CD-Rom edition (March 2006)
Hardcover: 237 pages
Michael Cook, National President, Canadian Institute of Management
covers all the essential elements of project management and provides the tools needed to manage projects from initiation to closure.
Pamela Good, VP of Communications, PMI Buffalo Chapter
Whether you are new to project management or an experienced veteran, you will find this book an invaluable resource.
The Project Management Life Cycle is the first book of its kind to provide a complete methodology for managing projects. Jason Westland introduces us to the Method123 Project Management Methodology (MPMM™), which defines the best practice phases, activities and tasks required to complete a project.
Containing hundreds of practical examples to enhance your understanding of project management, the book skillfully guides you through the four critical phases of the project life cycle: initiation, planning, execution and closure. Written in a clear, professional and straightforward manner, it is relevant to the management of all types of project, including IT, construction, engineering, telecommunications and government, as well as many others.
Whether you are a project manager, senior manager, team member, consultant, trainer or student, you will be able to use this book to improve the way in which you manage projects.
* Not just useful tips: offers an entire methodology for undertaking projects
From the Publisher:
In depth coverage – every task in undertaking a project is described in detail.
Caters for all types of projects including IT, engineering, finance, telecommunications and government.
Written in everyday language without complex terminology.
Contains over 150 charts, tables, forms and checklists.