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Fundamentals of Project Management, 5th Edition

Book Description

Boasting sales of more than 200,000 copies, Fundamentals of Project Management has helped generations of project managers navigate the ins and outs of every aspect of this complex discipline. But much has changed in recent years. Fully updated in accordance with the latest version of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®), the fifth edition of this classic text remains the perfect introduction to the subject, showing readers how to:

    • Clarify project goals and objectives
    • Develop a work breakdown structure
    • Create a project risk plan
    • Produce a realistic schedule
    • Manage change requests
    • Control and evaluate progress at every stage
    • Lead the project team
    The book contains new information and expanded coverage on topics including estimating; stakeholder management; procurement management; creating a communication plan; project closure; requirements for PMP certification; and much more.

    Chock full of tools, techniques, examples, and instructive exercises, this up-to-the-minute guide will help you plan and execute projects on time, on budget—and with maximum efficiency.