Summary of Advanced Project Management

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Recommendation

Advanced projects are particularly demanding because of their complexity, novelty, scale, scope, cost and logistics. Author Alan D. Orr provides a detailed and useful guide to every step of advanced project management. He leaves nothing to chance or to the imagination. The charts and spreadsheets he recommends are clearly appropriate to the purpose, and his outline of project management questions, planning milestones, team building methods and tracking tools are clear and to the point. This book belongs on the shelf of anyone managing a complex project for the first time. getAbstract.com believes even a seasoned project manager would find it useful.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What steps are critical in managing an advanced project;
  • How to build a project team.
 

About the Author

Alan D. Orr is a chartered engineer who has worked as a project manager with major blue chip companies.

 

Summary

Managing Stakeholders
A typical advanced project is complex, long-term and demanding. Conquering it requires a range of skills and disciplines. Because time is always the scarcest resource, many organizations neglect to make a plan to manage all of a project’s key stakeholders. However...

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