Project Management for Dummies
Stanley E. PortnyISBN: 076455283X; 9780764552830;
Projects have been around since ancient times. Noah built the ark, Leonardo da Vinci painted the Mona Lisa , Jonas Salk developed the polio vaccine – all projects. Why then, is the topic of project management suddenly of such great interest today? The answer is simple. The audience has changed and the stakes are higher. Successful businesses and organizations create projects that produce desired results in established timeframes with assigned resources. As a result, businesses are increasingly driven to find individuals who can excel in this project-oriented environment. And that's where this guide comes into play. Reading Project Management For Dummies could help a diverse group of people, some of which include the following: Senior managers and junior assistants (the senior managers of tomorrow) Experienced project managers and people who've never been on a project team People who've had significant project...