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Project Management for Dummies Audiobook
Project Management for Dummies
Written by: 
Nick Graham, Stanley E. Portny
Narrated by: 
Gareth Armstrong
Project Management for Dummies Audiobook

Project Management for Dummies: UK Edition

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Publisher's Summary

In today's time-pressured, cost-conscious global business environment, tight project deadlines and stringent expectations are the norm. Project Management for Dummies shows business professionals what works and what doesn't by examining the field's best practices. You can learn how to organize, estimate, and schedule projects more efficiently. Discover how to manage deliverables, issue changes, assess risks, maintain communications, and live up to expectations by making the most of the latest technology and software and by avoiding common problems that can trip up even the best project managers.

This adaptation includes:

  • The latest methods to manage resources and stay on track and within budget
  • Coverage for dealing with the pros and cons of virtual teams
  • Tips and information on setting realistic expectations and meeting everyone's needs
  • Methods and strategies to get tasks done with minimal staff
  • Tips and advice for motivating a project team
  • The latest concepts and fundamentals behind best-practice project management techniques
  • The mindset and skill set of today's most effective project managers - what it really takes to guarantee a successful project
  • Information on how to involve project audiences by conducting a Stakeholder Analysis
  • Trends and tough project types
  • Assessment tools to determine strengths and weaknesses for everything from choosing software to selecting a project team
  • Tactics for team motivation and the hottest risk management strategies

©2010 John Wiley and Sons, Ltd (P)2014 John Wiley and Sons, Ltd

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    Tim Tuohy Atlanta, GA 02-17-16
    Tim Tuohy Atlanta, GA 02-17-16

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    "Best Project Management book so far"

    I have listened to every Project Management book I can find. This is the best one I have found so far. Well done accurate and effectively communicated.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Gvido Copenhagen, Denmark 02-08-16
    Gvido Copenhagen, Denmark 02-08-16 Member Since 2014

    I love audio books! From science to fiction, business to history. Stories, novels, fairytales, descriptions, guides, explanations, etc.

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    "Simply great info on project management"

    This is an excellent book on project management. I have been working with project management for many years and I did not have high expectations for this “…for dummies” listen, but I was very positively surprised.
    The UK version I listened to is very well narrated. The book is well organized and full of good explanations from anything on how to start a project till how to end it - and everything in between. Each chapter is in its right, timed place, again very well explained and exemplified. Many ideas on what to keep in mind when this or that happens.
    If there is one book to read on project management, I would recommend this overview book. From this book as a primer it is easy to find and understand information on project management generally.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Kevaun Stewart 08-16-15
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    "Useful!"

    Highly applicable audio book. Develop an introductory level understanding of Project Management in 5 hours.

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    Juan Fuentes Martin 04-25-16
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    "Surprisingly insighful"

    System agnostic, surprisingly insightful review of general project management mind frame and tools. Definitely recommended for new comers to the field.

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    Tamer 05-19-15
    Tamer 05-19-15
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    "A way to illustrate expert judgment"

    It provides important experience by linking concepts and experienced practice viewpoints with regard to what, how, and why.

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    "lovely. informative book. Sessions detailed, good"

    very useful whilst on foot.. train even on break time, good, clear..helpful. Easy to use.

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  • James
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    "great book. helps with all kinds of management."

    considering the book gives the impression it's purely beneficial to those looking to define their slot of manage as 'project management', the book is filled with lots of helpful information. as a mechanical engineer I find this content useful is a multiple of ways. recommended for anyone who is not a project management wanting to advance their scope into management techniques.

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