PMdistilled Guide

PMdistilled Guide to Professional Project Management

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Index
  1. Introduction to the PMdistilled Guide to Professional Project Management
  2. Introduction to professional project management
  1. What is a project?
  2. What is an operation?
  3. What is a program?
  4. What is portfolio?
  5. Project Management Office (PMO)
  6. Project stakeholders (Internal & External)
  7. Enterprise environmental factors (EEF) (Internal & External)
  8. Organizational process assets (OPA)
  9. Project success criteria
  10. Roles and responsibilities of Project Managers
  11. Three types of Project Management
  1. Predictive Project Management
  2. Project management lifecycle
  3. Project Initiation & Project Charter
  4. Project selection ratios
  1. Collecting detailed requirements
  2. Product Breakdown Structure (PBS)
  3. Work breakdown structure (WBS)
  4. Bill Of Quantities (BOQ)
  5. Cost estimation & budgeting
  6. Projects Organization Breakdown Structure (OBS)
  7. Control accounts
  1. Plan schedule management
  2. Define activities
  3. Sequence activities
  4. Estimate activity durations
  5. Developing & Optimizing the project schedule
  1. Plan quality management
  2. Plan resource management
  3. Plan communications management
  4. Plan risk management
  5. Plan procurement management
  6. Plan health, safety and environmental aspects
  7. Plan stakeholder engagement
  1. Direct and manage project work
  2. Manage changes
  3. Manage project knowledge
  4. Manage quality
  5. Acquire resources
  6. Developing & Managing teams
  7. Manage communications
  8. Implement risk responses
  9. Conduct procurements
  10. Manage stakeholder engagement
  11. Manage HSE
  1. Control Scope
  2. Control Schedule
  3. Control Costs
  4. Control Quality
  5. Control Resources
  6. Monitor Communications
  7. Risk monitoring and control
  8. Control Procurements
  9. Monitor and control stakeholder engagement 
  10. Earned Value Management (EVM)
  11. Earned Schedule Management
  1. Formal closure
  2. Handover takeover
  1. What is Agile? Understanding Agile Manifesto
  2. When to go for agile project management?
  3. Servant leadership
  4. Agile chartering
  5. Quick introduction to Scrum, the most popular agile framework
  6. Roles and responsibilities of the Product owner
  7. Roles and responsibilities of the Iteration Manager (Scrum master)
  8. Roles and responsibilities of the self-organizing team (Development team)
  1. Product backlog
  2. User stories
  3. Agile estimation
  4. Release planning
  5. Iteration / Sprint planning
  6. Velocity calculation
  7. Iteration execution / Sprinting
  8. Daily team meeting / Stand up meeting / Daily Scrum
  9. Iteration review / Sprint review
  10. Iteration / Sprint Retrospective
  1. Agile execution practices that help teams to deliver value
  2. Monitoring & controlling agile projects
  3. Organizational change management for agile
  4. Agile PMO
  5. Scaling agile
  1. What is hybrid project management?
Chapter#13 – Generic tools and techniques
  1. Situational Leadership II
  2. Oscar Model
  3. Cross cultural communication
  4. Gulf of execution and evaluation
  5. Hygiene and Motivational Factors
  6. Hawthorne effect
  7. Intrinsic Vs Extrinsic Motivation
  8. Information radiators
  9. Kanban Board
  10. Leading and lagging indcators
  11. Tailoring
  12. Theory of needs (Maslow’s heirarchy of needs)
  13. Theory XYZ
  14. Managing change
  15. ADKAR model
  16. The 8-step change process
  17. Virginia Satir Change Model
  18. Transition model
  19. Cynefin framework
  20. Stacey matrix
  21. Tuckman ladder
  22. Drexler / Sibbet  team performance
  23. Conflict model
  24. Negotiation
  25. Planning process groups
  26. Salience model
  27. Project Management Principles
  28. Principles of Project Management
  29. Project performance domains
  1. Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  2. Digital Project Management Information Systems (DPMIS)
  3. Application of AI in project management