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Project management

A collection of resources to help you manage projects more effectively.

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Featured eBook

Making the business case: Proposals that succeed for projects that work
Gambles, Ian (Ashgate Publishing, 2009)

This book is a hands-on guide to producing a business case. It is written for anyone, novice or expert, who needs to produce a business case, whether for a defined project or a broader programme. Making the Business Case shows you how to make sense of the task at hand, develop a strategy, articulate your options, define the benefits, establish the costs, identify the risks and make a compelling case. Illustrated throughout with practical examples drawn from real cases

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Featured article

Jumping into project management

Five powerful tips for new project managers faced with fresh teams and uncertain authority. The article gives advice on reaching your goals and getting the most out of your staff without arousing their resentment.

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eBooks

The Library provides full text access to a selection of key business and reference eBooks from leading publishers. eBooks are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users. If you are unable to access an eBook, please see our Help and support advice or contact library@icaew.com.

Making the business case: proposals that succeed for projects that work

A practical guide to writing a business case. It is written for anyone, novice or expert, who needs to produce a business case, whether for a defined project or a broader programme.

Manage projects successfully: how to make things happen on time and on budget

A practical guide to project management.

Planning and Control Using Microsoft Project 2013 and 2016

Introduces a method for planning and controlling projects using Microsoft Office Project.

Project disasters and how to survive them

A guide to project risk management.

Project management life cycle: a complete step-by-step methodology for intitiating, planning, executing and closing a project successfully, The

A practical guide for project managers.

Strategic leadership of portfolio and project management

Guide to corporate leadership and project management.

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Online articles

The ICAEW Library & Information Service provides access to a range of articles in full text from leading business, finance and management journals. This resource is available to ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users.

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Jumping into project management

Five powerful tips for new project managers faced with fresh teams and uncertain authority.

Taking it in stride

Advice for project managers on processing negative feedback and identifying useful criticism.

The complexity equation

When a project is faced with the unforeseeable, the unexpected and the complicated, do you as its manager have to do anything differently?

Anchoring projects to strategy

Discusses the important role played by strategy in the successful execution of a project.

6 rookie mistakes

Six common errors new project managers often make – and how to fix them.

The case for stealth innovation

How to successfully manage an innovative project idea.

Assuring success

Adding a financial project controller to your team might just be the key to a well-managed large project.

Cost leadership for the current challenge

A discussion of how companies can become cost leaders amid challenging economic conditions.

Useful links

PRINCE2
Project management standard and qualification developed by the UK government. Site includes glossary of terms, PRINCE2 templates and details of qualifications and training organisations.

ProjectConnections
Selection of project management resources including a large number of articles, case studies and templates arranged in a useful Resource Index to Project Management Know-How.

ProjectManagement.com
Online community for project managers including templates for different stages of projects and information on agile.

Project management (GreyCampus)
Blog from training provider GreyCampus providing a wide range of articles on project management. Topics include key trends, project management tools, choosing the right template, project management roles and responsibilities and common project management mistakes.

Organisations

Association for Project Management (APM)
UK professional body aiming to develop and promote project management. Site offers a useful glossary of project management terms.

Best Practice User Group (BPUG)
Official user group for the Cabinet Office's best practice methods, providing a forum to share knowledge and exchange ideas on PRINCE2 and other standards.

International Project Management Association
Federation of project management member associations from around the world.

Project Management Institute (PMI)
Association for the project management profession with members worldwide. Non-members can access a selection of resources including news, a case study library and Voices on Project Management blog.
PMI offer several levels of certification, of which the highest is Project Management Professional (PMP). You can find practice questions and other study resources for PMP at GreyCampus.com.

Journals and magazines

Project Manager Today
Online version of the journal Project Manager Today containing latest news and events. Subscribers can view full articles and reviews, with free guest access available for 90 days.

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