This book is to introduce the readers to an effective project management methodology, a systematic approach for managing projects. Through the methodology and book, the author is attempting to bridge some of the gaps in the practice of project management that exists today; gaps created by numerous factors and challenges facing the dynamic and exciting field of project management. The book starts with setting the scenes and addressing the current challenges and opportunities for growing project management as a strategically vital domain for all types of organizations, in the public and private sector, for projects pursued for profit or not for profit, small or large, simple or complex. This book provides a comprehensive explanations of a project management methodological approach, its critical concepts, and how to apply this methodology on a diversity of projects. The Customizable and Adaptable Methodology for Managing ProjectsTM (CAM2PTM). CAM2PTM is the methodological approach developed by the author in 2007-2008 and has been using since that time on internal and clientsa projects. The author will also explain and demonstrate how to integrate, effectively, highly valuable concepts from the PMBOKAr Guide (the process groups and knowledge areas) with a project life span approach, such as what CAM2PTM offers. In this book, the author provides steps to apply effective project management and offer readers with an outcome-based learning environment, where one can apply the discussed concepts on their projects for immediate and lasting benefits. The author emphasizes that to learn any project management methodology, the learners, must apply the learned concept on real projects, and this book will guide them as they move along the project life span from idea to closure.Filling the practice gaps by integrating PMBOKAr Guide with a Project Life Span approach! Mounir A. Ajam ... Fifth Edition. Project Management Institute, Inc. a. 2008. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge. Fourth Edition.
|Title||:||Redefining the Basics of Project Management|
|Author||:||Mounir A. Ajam|
|Publisher||:||AuthorHouse - 2014-04-01|