The Complete Project Manager

Integrating People, Organizational, and Technical Skills

Randall Englund (Author) | Alfonso Bucero (Author)

The Complete Project Manager
This is a classic, bestselling, practical guide that addresses the "soft" project management skills that are so essential to successful project, program, and portfolio management. Through a storytelling approach, the authors explain the necessary skills and how to use them to create an environment that supports project success. They demonstrate both the "why" and the "how" of creatively applying soft project management skills in the areas of leadership, conflict resolution, negotiations, change management, and more. 

This second edition features new sections on ethics, business analysis, agile project management, managing across generations and between cultures, and more. Skills like leadership, negotiations, conflict management, and navigating organizational politics have always been important for project managers who want to succeed. Now the authors show how you can adjust and hone those skills given the forces and trends in today's business world.

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This is a classic, bestselling, practical guide that addresses the "soft" project management skills that are so essential to successful project, program, and portfolio management. Through a storytelling approach, the authors explain the necessary skills and how to use them to create an environment that supports project success. They demonstrate both the "why" and the "how" of creatively applying soft project management skills in the areas of leadership, conflict resolution, negotiations, change management, and more. 

This second edition features new sections on ethics, business analysis, agile project management, managing across generations and between cultures, and more. Skills like leadership, negotiations, conflict management, and navigating organizational politics have always been important for project managers who want to succeed. Now the authors show how you can adjust and hone those skills given the forces and trends in today's business world.

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Meet the Authors


Visit Author Page - Randall Englund
Randall L. Englund, MBA, BSEE, NPDP, CBM, is an author, speaker, trainer, professional facilitator, and consultant for the Englund Project Management Consultancy. He was part of the Project Management Initiative at Hewlett-Packard, where he worked for 22 years, after working 10 years in field service for GE. He is the author of seven books on project management, and is the recipient of the Distinguished Contribution Award from the Project Management Institute.

Visit Author Page - Alfonso Bucero
Alfonso Bucero is the founder and managing partner of BUCERO PM Consulting (www.abucero.com). He was a senior project manager at Hewlett-Packard Spain for 13 years. He was also the founder, sponsor, and president of PMI Barcelona Spain Chapter. He is the author or coauthor of several project management books. The Project Management Institute gave Alfonso its Distinguished Contribution Award in 2010 and named him a PMI Fellow in 2011. He was also the recipient of PMI’s 2015 Eric Jennet Award for Excellence.

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