Project Management at Work
Practical, Relevant Results
About the Book
The workplace can be a complex and often treacherous place to be, especially for project managers. Many project managers are ill-prepared for organizational intricacies and office politics; in fact, dealing with them can sometimes seem like a project in itself.
In this solutions-oriented, narrative guidebook, David, the central character navigates the confusing landscape of project management and learns how to be a successful project manger. Join him on his journey and discover how to
• initiate a project and see it through—from start to finish;
• seek out information that will help you manage projects;
• manage projects even with little experience or direction; and
• hire and develop the right team members to support your efforts.
This guide also provides many templates commonly used in project management in a completed format, creating a simulated learning experience in which concepts are well anchored. What’s more, these tips and strategies can help you reduce the stress and anxiety that go along with managing projects in the workplace.
From analyzing goals and identifying stakeholders to managing expectations and improving communication, you’ll discover everything you need to stay on top of your game with Project Management at Work.
About the Author
Dorcas M. T. Cox MBA, PMP, is an instructional designer and director of project services for Project Management Solutions Limited, a successful project management training and consultancy company. She also works as an adjunct instructor for academic institutions and earned her project management professional distinction from the Project Management Institute. She currently lives in the Bahamas with her son.