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The Project Office

The Project OfficeAs the practice of project management has grown, a new professional, the project manager, has emerged who may orchestrate an office that can become a new resource to the entire organization. This office can provide support, standardize approaches to projects, train people, and integrate under-utilized parts of the organization effectively.

This book is written for managers who are trying to discover how best to implement projects in their organizations. It focuses on nurturing project management capabilities by establishing and maintaining a project office. It does this by reviewing the functions that project offices can carry out and showing how project offices can be set up to support these functions.

The Authors

Mr. Block is a leading authority on project offices. He established one of the first commercial project offices in the 1980s while at Electronic Data Systems (EDS). He is a leading consultant, lecturer and author on establishing and maintaining project offices. Mr. Block is on the faculty of the University of Management and Technology.

Dr. Frame is Academic Dean of UMT, and one of the world's leading authorities on project management. He has written a number of books on risk management and technology management including: Managing Projects in Organizations, The New Project Management, Project Management Competence, Managing Risk in Organizations, and Project Finance: Tools and Techniques. Dr. Frame was Professor of Management Science at the George Washington University, where he served on the faculty from 1979-1998. In 1990-1996, he headed the certification program for the Project Management Institute (PMI). In 1997-1998, he was PMI's Director of Education Services. In 1999-2002, he served on PMI's Board of Directors.

Product Details
  • Paperback: 88 pages; Dimensions (in inches): 0.30 x 8.37 x 5.41
  • Publisher: Crisp Publications; 1st edition (April 1998)
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