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About This Book
Who Should Read This Book?
How This Book Is Organized
Conventions Used in This Book
I Project Management Jumpstart
1 Project Management Overview
What Is Project Management...Exactly?
What Is the Value of Project Management?
Why Are Projects Challenging?
Growing Demand for Effective Project Managers?
Trends in Project Management
2 The Project Manager
One Title, Many Roles
Key Skills of Project Managers
Qualities of Successful Project Managers
15 Common Mistakes of Project Managers
3 Essential Elements for Any Successful Project
What Exactly Is a “Successful” Project?
Learning from Troubled Projects
Learning from Successful Projects
Essential Project Manager Toolkit
II Project Planning
4 Defining ...
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