Let the Greek Gods help you discover your inner Zeus when managing projects! Whether you are a novice or an experienced project manager, this book will help. With over 520 colourful illustrations, easy-to-follow real-life examples and useful tips, the Greek Gods’ take on the effective project manager is a fun, yet practical way to learn more about the exciting world of project management.
Throughout the ages, people have used a type or form of project management, whether it was in the building of the great pyramids in Egypt or the Coliseum in Rome, whenever we have a large undertaking that follows a series of steps or actions, we project manage. It is within us all, but to be truly effective it is not just about making sure you deliver, but instead, around how you handle various situations and aspects including managing people, risks and dependencies, all at the same time making sure you stay on track and within budget.
Over 500 pages will walk you through each stage of the project lifecycle and provides all of the necessary theory, real-life examples, methods and handy tips for managing a variety of different types of projects and deliverables. Based on over 20-years of commercial experience, you will be provided with a broad range of tools and techniques, including explanations and real-world examples of fifteen of the most popular methodologies, ways to manage different types of sponsors, how to efficiently resolve problems and much more.
So whether you are just starting out or you are an experienced project manager, the Greek God’s take on the effective project manager has something for everyone, and everything within the book has been designed and tailored to help you become the best project manager you can be.