Delivering Exceptional Project Results

1st Edition

A Practical Guide to Project Selection, Scoping, Estimation and Management

Jamal Moustafaev
eISBN-13: 9781604276947

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From the foreword by industry legend Harold Kerzner

Leading companies that are positioning themselves for the future rather than the present are asking the project managers to participate in project selection, scoping, and estimation as well as management. Delivering Exceptional Project Results offers a glimpse into the future role of the project manager."

- Harold Kerzner, Ph.D., Best-selling Author, Professor Emeritus, Baldwin-Wallace College

This unique how-to implementation guide unifies project management, portfolio management, and requirements engineering into one proven, comprehensive best practice framework to help organizations deliver exceptional project results on a consistent basis. Delivering Exceptional Project Results transcends differences in the various types of project management, such as traditional or agile, and focuses on economic principles, methodologies, skills, tools, and techniques that can be applied successfully at companies in any industry.

Key Features:

--Defines the three pillars of project portfolio management and examines the portfolio management methods used by industry leaders, followers and laggards to justify their validity

--Explains best practices for assessing project value, categorizing and prioritizing projects, balancing portfolio mix, determining and managing project pipeline throughput capacity, and strategic alignment to maximize results and minimize risks

--Covers project scoping, negotiation and planning, estimation, monitoring and control, the role of creativity, and the value of lessons learned documents using numerous real-world examples within a business context and from an entertaining historical perspective

--WAV offers six downloadable templates for documenting project charters, plans, meeting minutes, change requests, status reports, and summary/lessons learned reports available from the Web Added ValueTM Download Resource Center at www.jrosspub.com

About the Author

Jamal Moustafaev, PMP, president and founder of Thinktank Consulting, is an internationally acclaimed expert in the areas of project/portfolio management, project scoping, process improvement and corporate training. He has done work for numerous private-sector companies and government organizations in Canada and the US. Mr. Moustafaev holds an MBA in Finance (Derivative Securities) and a BBA (Finance and Management Science) from Simon Fraser University. He is a frequent contributor to various project management publications and presenter at project management conferences. In addition to teaching the popular Project Management Essentials and Project Management of Energy Projects courses at the British Columbia Institute of Technology, Jamal also offers several corporate seminars through his company."

Sold By J. Ross Publishing
ISBNs 9781604270402, 9781604276947
Publish Year 2011
Language English
Number of Pages 321
Edition 1st

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