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Dec
2019

December 20 Book Club Event

12-20-2019 7:00 pm -8:00 pm
$0 members; $5 Non-members

Receive PDUs for reading the book and an additional PDU for participating in the online discussion about the book!

Online Discussion: Friday, December 20, 7 pm - 8 pm

Book of the Month for December 2019

Agile Project Management QuickStart Guide: A Simplified Beginners Guide To Agile Project Management

Ed Stark

Overview:

You'll Learn:

  • The Origins of Agile: How a Group of 17 Software Professionals at a 2001 Conference in Chicago Gave Birth to the World's Most Iconic System of Project Management
  • Case Studies: How the US Department of Homeland Security, Yahoo! Inc, and Several Other Organizations Found Success through Agile Project Management
  • Agile Implementation Techniques: the How, Where, When, and Why of successful implementation
  • How to Use Agile to Improve Not Just Productivity and Product Quality, but also Employee Morale
  • How to Assess Scrum and the Many Other Variations of Agile to Determine the Best Fit for Your Organization.

Online Discussion Meeting Cost: $0 Members; $5 Non-Members

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Cost: $5.99 on Kindle, $15.99 for paperback from Amazon.

23
Jan
2020

January 23 Book Club Event

01-23-2020 7:00 pm -8:00 pm
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Online Discussion: Thursday, January 23, 7 pm - 8 pm

Book of the Month for January 2020

Identifying and Managing Project Risk: Essential Tools for Failure-Proofing Your Project

Tom Kendrick

Overview:

You'll Learn:

All projects are inherently risky, and especially complex ones can potentially be the downfall for even the most experienced project manager. From technical challenges to resource issues to overwhelming and unrealistic deadlines to the rarely dependable commitment of your subcontractors, any number of things can go completely wrong--any day of the week! Therefore, perhaps the most essential component of every project manager’s job is the ability to identify potential risks before they cause unnecessary headaches and turmoil all around.Fully updated and consistent with the Risk Management Professional (RMP) certification and the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®), Identifying and Managing Project Risk remains the definitive resource for project managers seeking to be pro-active in their efforts to guard against failure and minimize unwanted surprises.

Online Discussion Meeting Cost: $0 Members; $5 Non-Members

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Cost: $22.99 on Kindle, $14.70 for paperback from Amazon.

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