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Project Management Skills Book in PDF Format

Organizations are increasingly using project management techniques within their operations and the specialist language of project management has become more and more commonplace in managerial and executive meetings. This trend is here to stay and it means that managers need to be familiar with project management roles, terms and processes. Our free Project Management Principles eBook will help you to understand the principles of project management.

Project Management Skills pdf

In this eBook, you will learn: how projects are defined and why they differ from business processes, how the structure of an organization impacts project management, how project management roles and responsibilities are defined, how all projects can be mapped to the same basic life cycle structure, and how project management can be organized into functional areas.

  • Project Management Principles
  • Project Management Definition
  • Project Management Perspectives
  • Project Organization and Structure
  • Matrix-Management Environment
  • Project Stakeholders Definition
  • ​Project Sponsor and Manager Definition
  • ​Project Life Cycle Definition
  • Functional Areas of Project Management

"This book is informative, easily understood, and well worth the time it takes to read."

Jason Greaves
Project Manager

This project management skills book is available for download in PDF format.

Project Team Management Book in PDF Format

There is nothing more important to the success of a project than the people who make up the project team. Without good people - who possess the knowledge, experience, and motivation to get the job done - all of your other planning will be quickly wasted. 

Managing a Project Team

In this eBook, you will learn: why human resource (HR) management is such an essential component of project management, how to identify and document project roles and creating an HR management plan, the importance of improving the overall team environment to enhance project performance, how to assess performance, provide feedback, resolve issues, and manage changes effectively, and why effective communication is vital to project success. 

  • Managing a Project Team
  • Developing the Human Resource Plan
  • Building a Effective Project Team
  • Developing the Project Team
  • Managing the Project Team
  • Planning Project Communications
  • Optimizing Project Communications
  • Managing Project Communications
  • Identifying Project Stakeholders
  • Keeping Stakeholders Informed

"This is a good introduction to the topic of managing the team and highlights the most important actions a project manager should take in the early stages of the project."

Sally Potton
Project Manager

This project team book is available for download in PDF format.

Project Scheduling Skills Book in PDF Format

Managing the project schedule involves determining the delivery dates and milestones whilst taking all of the known constraints into account. It is sometimes seen as the core discipline of project management and some software tools focus almost exclusively on this aspect. It is required through all phases of the project lifecycle and is normally derived at a high level during the initiation process in order to provide a framework in which the project plan can evolve as the project iterates between planning, execution and monitoring. 

Managing the Project Schedule

In this eBook, you will learn: the six steps required to manage a project schedule, how to draw a network diagram, the principle of rolling wave planning, how to estimate the resources and duration of your project, and the principles of float and resource leveling. 

  • Managing the Project Schedule
  • Defining the Project Activities
  • Sequencing the Project Activities
  • Estimating the Resources Required
  • Estimating the Time Required
  • Developing the Schedule
  • Controlling the Schedule

"This is a good introduction to scheduling project tasks. It explains the underlying theory in a way that is easy to follow and is independent of any particular project scheduling tool."

Samid Farrah
Project Planner

This project scheduling book is available for download in PDF format.

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