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The Project Management Book by Richard Newton

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What project managers need to know

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What knowledge is required by project managers to deliver projects? I group the knowledge into three categories. The first category is the core skills of project management such as planning and managing risks. These are the process and practices of project management. The second category involves specialist knowledge of the type of project – whether it is developing an IT system, designing a car, building a bridge or creating a new product, etc. This is the content of a project. Finally, there is knowledge of the environment in which projects are run – such as the culture of the organisation and country in which the project is run. This is the context of a project. ...

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