AMA Handbook of Project Management offered as prize in July and August drawings for free books



4th Edition of award-winning project management textbook offered by publisher as prize for PM World Library drawings

9 July 2014 – Dallas, Texas and New York, USA – PM World has announced that a copy of the 4th Edition of the award winning AMA Handbook of Project Management, edited by Paul Dinsmore and Jeanette Cabanis-Brewin, will be offered as a prize in the PM World Library drawings for free books in both July and August. The free copies will be provided by AMACOM, the publishing arm of The American Management Association, the book’s publisher. For information about the book, click here. For information about the drawings, go to http://pmworldlibrary.net/monthly-drawing-for-free-books/.

140709-pmwj25-ama-IMAGERevised to reflect the latest changes to A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) and the Project Management Professional Exam ®, the fourth edition of the AMA Handbook of Project Management provides readers with a clear and broad overview of the project management discipline.

Covering everything from individual projects to programs and strategic alignment, the book addresses:

  • Project initiation and planning
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Scheduling, budgeting and meeting business objectives
  • Managing political and resource issues
  • Implementing a PMO
  • Measuring value and competencies

The book compiles essays and advice from some of the project management field’s top professionals and features new chapters on stakeholder management, agile project management, program management, project governance, knowledge management and more. Updated with fresh examples, case studies and solutions to specific project management dilemmas, the book remains an essential reference to the critical concepts and theories that all project managers must master.

Paul C. Dinsmore, PMP, is an international authority on project management and organizational change. An author of many books and articles on these topics, he has been honored with PMI’s Distinguished Contribution Award and is a PMI Fellow.

Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin, Editor-in-Chief for Project Management Solutions, Inc., and principle of The Word Source, LLC, has written about project management for many years. She is also a recipient of the PMI Distinguished Contribution Award.

AMACOM is the book publishing division of the American Management Association. AMACOM’s broad range of offerings spans not only the critical business topics and leadership challenges of today and tomorrow, but also the issues that affect our lives, our work, and our world. AMACOM publishes non-fiction books on business, management, leadership, HR, training, communications, career growth, personal development, marketing, sales, customer service, project management and finance. AMACOM authors are experts in their fields and world-class educators, successful executives, business owners, trainers, consultants, and journalists. Visit http://www.amacombooks.org/.

The PM World Library (PMWL) is a global resource for continuous learning in portfolio, program and project management (P/PM). The PMWL is produced and maintained by PM World which also publishes the monthly PM World Journal (PMWJ), a web-based monthly publication featuring dozens of articles, papers and news stories about projects and project management around the world. To see the latest edition of the PMWJ, go to https://www.pmworldjournal.net/. To learn more, visit http://www.pmworldlibrary.net/.