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About the author AcknowledgementsHow to manage a great project How managing a great project worksDefining what we are talking about The project managerHow projects workA guide to How to Manage a Great Project Lessons from the real world Step 1 What do you want?Essential practices of Step 1Before you start: Step ZeroWhat do you want?How do you want it?How much of it do you want?What does it need to look like?Putting it all together Lessons from the real world Step 2 Does it stack up?Essential practices of Step 2Balancing pros and consDocumenting the rationaleEvaluating the prosEvaluating the consWeighing the balanceMaking the decisionLessons from the real world Step 3 Who cares?Essential practices of Step 3People matterGovernanceStakeholdersPlan your communicationLessons from the real world Step 4 How will you get what you want?Essential practices of Step 4The Book of the PlanDetermine key points along the wayBreak down your work into chunksArrange the chunks into a sequenceSchedule the chunks of workIdentify what you need to do the jobPlanning for qualityLessons from the real world Step 5 Who will help?Essential practices of Step 5Why you need helpPlanning your supportSourcing your supportManagingLeadingLessons from the real world Step 6 What if it goes wrong?Essential practices of Step 6Things go wrongPrevention is better than cureWhat could go wrong?How serious is it?What could we do about it?Let's act!Lessons from the real world Step 7 How is it going?Essential practices of Step 7Sitting on a sofaMonitoringControllingReportingControlling changeLeading the project Delivering what you promisedLessons from the real world Step 8 How did it go?Essential practices of Step 8HandoverWe can't seem to finishLearning lessonsClosing downSaying thank youProject closure memoLessons from the real world Learn the lingo Good fortune! Glossary Who else needs to manage a great project?Mike can help your team to manage a great project Also by Mike ClaytonIndex
After years in the management, Mike Clayton is now a successful coach, trainer, speaker and author. He has been a Senior Manager at international consulting firm, Deloitte, a freelance trainer and coach, a company director, a school governor at two schools and a charity trustee. He is now in demand as a public speaker and is the author of nine books.