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What You Need to Know about Project Management by Fergus O'Connell

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INTRODUCTION

This book will be of immense value to you if any of the following six situations apply to you:

One. You're new to project management. It will tell you exactly what you have to do to plan, execute and bring a project to a successful conclusion.

Two. Your boss has just called you into his office, handed you a pile of stuff and told you that you're going to be leading the Poison Chalice project. Oh, and by the way, it's got to be done by the end of year, and the budget's already been fixed and you can't hire any more people. This book will tell you what to do (and what not to do) next. It will you show that – depending on what your next move is – you could actually consign the project to disaster there and then.

Three. You're tired of fire ...

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