The Little Black Book of Project Management
IN THIS SUMMARY
Over the past 20 years, Michael C. Thomsett’s The Little Black Book of Project Management has served as the classic introductory handbook for businesspeople in every type of organization, as it provides the basic facts they need to proceed through a project and develop a workable project management strategy for the future. In it, Thomsett supplies proven methods for organizing any project, selecting the right team, developing a budget, devising a realistic timetable, and meeting goals set by upper management. It also offers tips and checklists for every aspect of project management, including scheduling, gaining cooperation from external sources, getting around missed deadlines, and dealing with a change in direction. By following Thomsett’s guidelines, project managers will be better equipped to achieve desired results and gain a reputation for top-notch organizational skills, bottom-line responsibility, quality control, and dependability.