The World Class Project Manager:

A Professional Development Guide

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This book captures the nature of excellence in its many forms. By providing insights on organizational structure, personal responsibility and professional commitment, this book offers a framework for the evolution of project managers both as individuals and as an organizational career path. Doug De Carlo’s contributions shed light on what it takes to lead with innovation. Together, the authors draw on a broad range of resources, culminating in an essential reference in project career-building.

The book is a must-read for anyone seeking a career in project management or for those looking to move up the project manager food chain. The skill assessments alone are worth the investment in this book.

Key Features

  • Who am I?
  • Where do I want to go?
  • How do I get there?
  • To get ahead you have to step outside the box
  • Your company owns your job, but you own your career; don’t ever default that ownership

Table of Contents

  • CH01: The Changing Environment of the Project Manager
  • CH02: So They Want You to Be a Project Manager
  • CH03: Profiles of the Project Manager
  • CH04: Do You Want to Be a Project Manager?
  • CH05: Who Am I?
  • CH06: What Kind of Job Environment Are You In?
  • CH07: It’s a Jungle in Here … How to Survive and Thrive in Today’s Project-crazy Organizations
  • CH08: How Do I Get There? – Taking Charge of Your Own Career
  • CH09: Organizational Support
  • Appendix A: Resources for Project Managers
  • Appendix B: Project Manager Skill Self-Assessment