3rd Edition of The Project Management Tool Kit published by AMACOM


18 December 2013 – AMACOM in the United States has published an update to their popular book by Tom Kendrick titled The Project Management Tool Kit: 100 Tips and Techniques for Getting the Job Done Right.  The book is available in soft copy from book sellers worldwide. For more about the book, click here.

131218-pmwj18-kendrick-IMAGEAccording to AMACOM:  Today’s projects are more challenging than ever – and project managers need all the help they can get to succeed amid shifting priorities, budget cuts, interruptions and other obstacles.  Now in its third edition, The Project Management Tool Kit is filled with step-by-step guidance that will enable managers to get complex projects completed on time and on budget.  Extensively updated and revised to reflect the latest changes to A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), this results-oriented resource offers 100 powerful, practical tips and techniques in areas including:

  • Scope planning
  • Schedule development and adjustment
  • Cost estimating and control
  • Communications
  • Defining and using project metrics
  • Decision making and problem solving, and
  • Much more 

The book also contains checklists, charts, examples and tools for easy implementation.

Tom Kendrick, PMP is a program manager for UC Berkeley Extension in California.  His experience includes almost four decades of directing projects for Hewlett-Packard, General Electric, DuPont and Visa, Inc.  He is the author of Results Without Authority and Identifying and Managing Project Risk.

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The Project Management Tool Kit: 100 Tips and Techniques for Getting the Job Done Right, 3rd Edition; by Tom Kendrick; published by AMACOM; December 2013; List Price: $19.95; ISBN: 9780814414767, soft cover; information at http://www.amacombooks.org/book.cfm?isbn=9780814433454

Source: AMACOM