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PM College's Project Management Essentials - Announcing a New Edition to the Internationally Recognized Book


PM College's Project Management Essentials - Announcing a New Edition to the Internationally Recognized Book

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CHADDS FORD, Pa., July 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- PM College, the training division of PM Solutions, today announced the publication of its latest book – Project Management Essentials Fourth Edition. For those new to project management, unofficial project managers, or project team members, Project Management Essentials is the quickest and easiest way to learn how to manage projects successfully. It is well-known as the authority on building a solid project management foundation and the cornerstone of PM College's Project Management Essentials course. 

Written by PM College's prestigious senior faculty, including William P. Athayde, J.D., PMP, Ruth Elswick, PMP, and Paul Lombard, PMP, CQM, and edited by PM College CEO Deborah Bigelow Crawford, Project Management Essentials provides simple techniques and templates to help ensure that projects succeed. The fourth edition helps readers discover:

  • The key skills and knowledge needed to effectively manage projects
  • How to create an effective charter to start projects off right
  • Guidelines for building a usable project plan
  • Tips for breaking project work into manageable pieces
  • Techniques for accurately estimating project cost and schedule
  • Help in building a team and the different leadership styles to manage the team
  • Strategies to deal with conflict, change, uncertainty, and risk
  • How to report on the progress of the project and keep everyone concerned happy.

"This edition is simply a quick and easy guide to the most important concepts and best practices for managing your projects right," said Deborah Bigelow Crawford. "It is purposefully written in short, clear chapters to make project management more easily understood.  I was proud to be a part of this passionate team of authors!"

This updated edition offers more content than the widely used earlier editions and complies with the latest project management standard, the PMBOK® Guide 6th Edition. It can be pre-ordered from Amazon and is currently the main text supporting PM College's most popular Project Management Essentials course.

About PM College
PM College works directly with heads of organizations, business units, and PMOs to identify organizational learning objectives, deliver relevant training content, and achieve measurable behavior changes that lead to improved performance. As a division of a project management consultancy PM Solutions, PM College is recognized as a Charter Global Registered Education Provider (R.E.P. ®) by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. Visit or for more information.

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