97 Things Every Project Manager Should Know
Date: This event took place live on September 30 2009
Presented by: Barbee Davis
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.
Have you ever been responsible for a big software project? Did it go as smoothly as you'd hoped? Here are 97 short and practical tips from some of the world's most experienced software and product development managers.
These are the realistic secrets that are often omitted or under-emphasized in most global approaches, even the agile ones, or in more academic discussions of the project life cycle. They underscore the principles of getting the job done and include just enough direction to carry out this advice in your workplace.
You would need several lifetimes of experience to acquire the wisdom of these established team leaders from all over the world. Based on the new book, "97 Things Every Project Manager Should Know", edited by Barbee Davis.
About Barbee Davis
Barbee Davis, M.A., PHR, PMP writes a semi-monthly column for the Project Management Institute's (PMI) Community Post that reaches over 400,000 project managers around the world. She is an international reviewer for training organizations wishing to be accepted or renewed into the Registered Education Program for PMI.
With a background that includes owning a computer software training company for desktop and technical application instruction and certification, it makes sense that she is a Black Belt in Microsoft Project. In fact, a previous book she co-authored was, "How To Learn Microsoft Project in 24 Hours".
Barbee has managed projects for companies all over the United States, trained hundreds of project managers for certification, taught extensively at the university level, and is sought after as a guest speaker. You may have met her at the desk on the No Fluff Just Stuff tour in the United States or Canada.
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