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The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management, 4th Edition by Eric Verzuh

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CONTENTS

Acknowledgments

About The Author

Preface

Downloadable Forms

Part 1: Introduction

Chapter 1: Project Management: The Key to Thriving in the New Project-Driven World

Introduction

The Art and Science of Project Leadership

The Practical Foundation for Successful Projects: How This Book Will Help You

Project Management Relies on Other Disciplines

End Point

Chapter 2: Foundation Principles of Project Management

Introduction

Projects Require Project Management

The Challenge of Managing Projects

The Evolution of a Discipline

The Definition of Success

Project Management Functions

Project Life Cycle

Organizing for Projects

Project Managers are Leaders

End Point

PMP Exam Prep Questions

Part 2: Defining the Project

Chapter 3: Know Your Key Stakeholders and Win Their Cooperation

Introduction

Stakeholders Are the Heart of a Successful Project

Stakeholder Roles: Project Manager

Stakeholder Roles: Project Team

Stakeholder Roles: Management

Stakeholder Roles: The Customer

Stakeholder Roles: Representatives of External Constraints

Stakeholder Roles: Advocates, Opponents, and Innocent Bystanders

Make Stakeholder Identification a Repeatable Process

Lead the Stakeholders

End Point

Fast Foundation in Project Management

PMP Exam Prep Questions

Chapter 4: Write The Rules: Five Key Documents To Manage Expectations and Define Success

Introduction

Project Rules Are the Foundation

Publish a Project Charter

Write a Statement of Work

Statement of Work: Minimum Content

Responsibility Matrix

Creating ...

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