Project Management for Dummies

  • by Stanley Portny
  • Narrated by Brett Barry
  • 3 hrs and 52 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

More than two-thirds of American companies use teams to execute their most important projects, making project management a highly valuable skill for advancing your career. Project Management For Dummies, Second Edition introduces you to the principles of successful project management and shows you how to motivate any team to gain maximum productivity. You'll find out how to:
Define your project and what you intend to accomplish

Identify project stakeholders and their expectations

Develop a project plan

Establish project schedules and timetables

Determine which skill sets and resources the project requires

Choose team members and define their roles

Launch your project and track its progress

Encourage peak performance

Conclude your project successfully Complete with helpful tips on delegating, shortening schedules, and optimizing your own performance, Project Management for Dummies will help you get your project, and your career, off the ground in no time.


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Customer Reviews

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Does not translate well into an audiobook

What would have made Project Management for Dummies better?

A downloadable guide of some of the lists that they talk about or some downloadable tools. It's not that it is a bad book. It just doesn't translate well into an audiobook. It's basically a 3.5 hour long list of things to do before your next big project. You can imagine how frustrating it is to hear a very long list being read to you while you are trying to drive. Having at least an outline in hardcopy is a must.

What three words best describe Brett Barry’s performance?

Did a good job of reading a 3.5 hour list of things to do before your next big project.

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Project Management for Dummies?


Any additional comments?

Please give some additional hardcopy downloads.

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- Derek

Not in line with the PMBOK

The book may be good in general but I could not listen to it because it is not in line with PMI's PMBOK.
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- steve

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-28-2008
  • Publisher: HarperAudio