Chapter 3. Managing Projects

In the previous chapter, you examined solution selling and driving due diligence concepts. This chapter will walk you through the fascinating discipline of managing projects. The profession of project management is emerging because quality has become a competitive instrument over the years. The Project Management Institute (PMI) defines project management as the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet project requirements. Being a project manager in charge of software implementation projects is a challenging and demanding responsibility. Good project managers combine various skills in a balanced way. They need to bring into practice leadership, communication, negotiation, ...

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