An eBook version is available to QUT scholars over multiple platforms: Knovel, ProQuest, EBSCOhost, and O'Reilly PMBOK® Guide is the go-to resource for project management practitioners. The project management profession has significantly evolved due to emerging technology, new approaches and rapid market changes. Reflecting this evolution, The Standard for Project Management enumerates 12 principles of project management and the PMBOK® Guide - Seventh Edition is structured around eight project performance domains. This edition is designed to address practitioners' current and future needs and to help them be more proactive, innovative and nimble in enabling desired project outcomes. This edition of the PMBOK® Guide: Reflects the full range of development approaches (predictive, adaptive, hybrid, etc.); Provides an entire section devoted to tailoring the development approach and processes; Includes an expanded list of models, methods, and artifacts; Focuses on not just delivering project outputs but also enabling outcomes; and Integrates with PMIstandards+(tm) for information and standards application content based on project type, development approach, and industry sector.
A practical guide for putting PMBOK concepts to work A Project Manager's Book of Tools and Techniques is an invaluable resource for students and working professionals alike. Whether you're preparing for the PMP exam or just looking to optimize your project management skills, this book provides detailed explanations for over 100 essential tools described in the Project Management Institute's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) Sixth Edition. Going beyond theory and concept to real-world practice, these tools and techniques are the "how" of effective project management; from planning, to implementation, to oversight, and beyond, all phases of the project are represented here to help you more effectively apply critical PMBOK concepts. Comprehensive examples illustrate real-world implementation, and detailed discussion provides expert guidance for both new and experienced project management professionals. Knowing what to do is much different from knowing how to do it; even perfect understanding of the PMBOK Guide doesn't automatically translate into effective practice. This book is designed to help you bridge that gap and expertly apply current project management standards. Delve deeper into the practical tools described in the PMBOK Guide--Sixth Edition Follow detailed examples that illustrate effective project management methods Master project management applications in preparation for the PMP exam Graduate from theory to practice with powerful tools and techniques for success Concepts are only valuable once they are applied--and then they become a skill set that gets results. The PMBOK Guide is the ultimate authority on project management concepts, but translating those concepts into applicable skills requires a detailed understanding of the tools of the field. A Project Manager's Book of Tools and Techniques is a practical manual for putting essential project management concepts into practice.