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Mastering Project, Program, and Portfolio Management: Models for Structuring and Executing the Project Hierarchy by Gary Lister

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Preface

Project managers stand on the shoulders of giants. History is full of examples of projects—both successful and failed—and the accompanying lessons learned by their managers. From mankind’s earliest collaborative efforts intended to produce a unique product through working project managers’ founding of the Project Management Institute in 1969 through today’s innovative and potentially life-changing projects, project managers have always been involved in cutting-edge initiatives.

Our challenge is to capture that knowledge, experience, and lessons so we are more agile, productive, and better project managers. This book—and this series—is designed to help do exactly that. In my business classes (operations management, project management, ...

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