Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: What Is Project Management and Do You Really Need It? Chapter 3: Things You Probably Didn't Know about EstimationChapter 4: Are We Supposed to Negotiate on Projects? Chapter 5: How and Why Do We Write Project ChartersChapter 6: Kick-Starting Your Projects - The Scope Definition PerspectiveChapter 7: Defining the Detailed Scope - How and Where Do You Find Requirements? Chapter 8: Who Needs Creativity in Projects and How to Cultivate ItChapter 9: How to Incorporate Scope Definition into Project ManagementChapter 10: How to Write a Great Project PlanChapter 11: How to Troubleshoot Scope ProblemsChapter 12: Who Needs Walkthroughs, Inspections and Peer ReviewsChapter 13: Why Should You Manage Scope and Customer Expectations? Chapter 14: Why Invest Time and Effort in the Lessons Learned Document? Chapter 15: How to Select the Best ProjectsChapter 16: How and Why Do You Need to Maximize Portfolio Value? Chapter 17: How and Why Do You Need to Balance Your Portfolio? Chapter 18: How and Why Do You Need to Link Portfolio to Strategy? Chapter 19: How to Implement It AllReferencesIndex
Jamal Moustafaev, PMP, president and founder of Thinktank Consulting, is an internationally acclaimed expert in the areas of project/portfolio management, project scoping, process improvement and corporate training. He has done work for numerous private-sector companies and government organizations in Canada and the US. Mr. Moustafaev holds an MBA in Finance (Derivative Securities) and a BBA (Finance and Management Science) from Simon Fraser University. He is a frequent contributor to various project management publications and presenter at project management conferences. In addition to teaching the popular ""Project Management Essentials"" and ""Project Management of Energy Projects"" courses at the British Columbia Institute of Technology, Jamal also offers several corporate seminars through his company.
"Delivering Exceptional Project Results is a definite must read for any executive, functional director or project manager. This book provides you with practical, hands-on tools and techniques that can be deployed on your own projects right away." -Matt Walters, Director of Technology, Tyze Personal Networks