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Real Project Management
by Peter Taylor

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Ensure your project or programme delivers long term benefits with this in-depth look at the most pressing challenges of modern global project managers.
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Real Project Management: The Skills and Capabilities You Will Need for Successful Project Delivery by Peter Taylor

Real Project Management takes an in-depth look at the challenges we face in running projects in today's complex and global environment. In this groundbreaking work, leading specialist Peter Taylor examines issues such as the complexity of projects, the virtual nature of projects, executive sponsoring, benefits management and international dilemmas integral to completing a project or programme on time and within budget. Supported by the experiences of project managers around the world and relevant insights from a series of surveys commissioned by the author, with examples and case studies covering the strategies they are using to future-proof their projects, and tips to help you achieve and maintain success, Real Project Management will provide you with the tools you need to boost your skills portfolio and tackle head-on the challenges that projects and programmes present. These include: making effective use of new communication tools; managing projects with virtual teams; time management and how to do more with less; finding and connecting with effective project sponsors; connecting projects with business strategy; managing a multi-generational project team, and staying in control. Real Project Management is a fast-moving, practical read that will help the reader become a real project manager- and enjoy real project success.

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Real Project Management Reviews

"This book is great material that can be read several times serving as an important self-assessment for your professional development."
--Alex Marques "PM World Journal "
"This book is excellent source for Project Managers and I strongly recommend it. It has a very refreshing viewpoint on the history and evolution of project management."
--Venkata Ramana Edagottu, PMP, CSTE, ITIL "PM World Journal "

About Peter Taylor

Peter Taylor is a popular keynote speaker around the world with more than 200 speaking engagements in the past three years, in over 20 countries. A member of the Project Management Institute and the Association for Project Management, he regularly runs workshops through the International Project Management Association, the Project Management Institute and many other project management communities around the world. He also acts as an independent consultant working with some of the major organizations in the world coaching executive sponsors, PMO leaders and project managers. Peter has over 25 years of experience in project management and is the author of Leading Successful PMOs and The Lazy Project Manager.

Table of Contents

    • Chapter - 20: Legacy;
    • Chapter - 21: End note;
  • Section - FIVE: Tips for success;
    • Chapter - 22: Real project management tips
    • Chapter - 19: The attraction challenge;
    • Chapter - 18: Beyond today;
  • Section - FOUR: The future;
    • Chapter - 17: Opportunity and progress;
    • Chapter - 16: Language and reality;
  • Section - THREE: Multi-generations;
    • Chapter - 15: Out of control;
    • Chapter - 14: Succession planning;
    • Chapter - 13: Training and support;
    • Chapter - 12: Lessons learned;
    • Chapter - 11: Complexity of projects;
    • Chapter - 10: Strategic connection;
    • Chapter - 09: Executive sponsoring;
    • Chapter - 08: Time;
    • Chapter - 07: Virtuality;
    • Chapter - 06: Communication;
    • Chapter - 05: The real project world;
  • Section - TWO: Challenges;
    • Chapter - 04: Knowing how to keep developing;
    • Chapter - 03: The evolution of success;
    • Chapter - 02: Is everyone a project manager?;
    • Chapter - 01: History (now and then);
  • Section - ONE: Legacy;

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Real Project Management: The Skills and Capabilities You Will Need for Successful Project Delivery by Peter Taylor
Peter Taylor
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