Product manager

How Top Product Managers Launch Awesome Products and Build Successful Teams

In today’s lightning-fast technology world, good product management is critical to maintaining a competitive advantage. Yet, managing human beings and navigating complex product roadmaps is no easy task, and it’s rare to find a product leader who can steward a digital product from concept to launch without a couple of major hiccups. Why do some product leaders succeed while others don’t? This insightful book presents interviews with nearly 100 leading product managers from all over the world. Authors Richard Banfield, Martin Eriksson, and Nate Walkingshaw draw on decades of experience in product design and development to capture the approaches, styles, insights, and techniques of successful product managers. If you want to understand what drives good product leaders, this book is an irreplaceable resource. In three parts, Product Leadership helps you explore: Themes and patterns of successful teams and their leaders, and ways to attain those characteristics Best approaches for guiding your product team through the startup, emerging, and enterprise stages of a company’s evolution Strategies and tactics for working with customers, agencies, partners, and external stakeholders

A product manager communicates product vision from the highest levels of executive leadership to development and implementation teams. The product manager investigates, selects, and drives the development of products for an organization, performing the act

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Brilliant project management

What the best project managers know, do and say

Brilliant Project Management Whether you are organising an important event or heading up a large team, running a project can be a daunting process. Spiralling costs and missed deadlines are part of everyday life for many project managers – in fact, more projects fail than succeed! But project management doesn’t have to be this way. It is possible to manage projects that consistently meet deadlines and come in within budget

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Marketing on beermat

Unlike most marketing books, Marketing on a Beermat is aimed exclusively at small and growing businesses. It is accessible, comprehensive and written by people who have years of experience in the start-up sector. It is guaranteed to give your small business the edge.

Marketing is the driving force of every small business, but many budding entrepreneurs are unsure how best to go about it. Marketing on a Beermat, written by Beermat Entrepreneur Chris West, brilliantly demystifies this essential area of business enterprise, telling you everything you need to know about researching and identifying customers, creating an impressive marketing strategy, building marketing campaigns, and increasing consumer awareness and – therefore – sales. It also shows that you don’t need a huge marketing budget to get results, and reveals the inexpensive but ingenious ‘tricks of the trade’ that are guaranteed to pay dividends. Finally, it provides crucial insights into online resources and the UK media.

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Project managemer master art of delivery

Successful project management is ultimately about effective communication, and more broadly, effective people management. Most books, however, deal largely with process – the mechanical, methodological side, and play down the human side.

The Project Manageris a fresh approach to project management: it moves beyond the formal methodologies and techniques to shed light on the core skills that will make you a great project manager. It puts the project manager centre stage and provides you with an invaluable set of experience-based lessons, tips, and advice to help you consistently deliver the results you want. Whether you are a project manager yourself, or someone who works with or recruits project managers, this book will be essential reading.

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Teach Yourself Project Management

Discover How to build the right team chemistry and how to manage the financial aspects of any project,

you need to run projects to schedule and to budget? Are you lacking confidence to tackle big projects? Do you need to create a solid team? Teach Yourself Project Management is a practical introduction to this essential skill. Written for all readers, it explains and illustrates the what, why, where, when and how of project management in an accessible format. Jargon-free and based on sound theory, with diagrams, useful ideas and pointers to appropriate methods and tools, it’s THE book for anyone who wants to develop the skills of effective project management. New to this edition are useful risk assessment checklists and planning and specification questionnaires to reassure the reader that they are on on track.

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Project management teach yourself

Discover How to build the right team chemistry and how to manage the financial aspects of any project,

you need to run projects to schedule and to budget? Are you lacking confidence to tackle big projects? Do you need to create a solid team? Teach Yourself Project Management is a practical introduction to this essential skill. Written for all readers, it explains and illustrates the what, why, where, when and how of project management in an accessible format. Jargon-free and based on sound theory, with diagrams, useful ideas and pointers to appropriate methods and tools, it’s THE book for anyone who wants to develop the skills of effective project management. New to this edition are useful risk assessment checklists and planning and specification questionnaires to reassure the reader that they are on on track.

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Project manager master of delivery

Successful project management is ultimately about effective communication, and more broadly, effective people management. Most books, however, deal largely with process – the mechanical, methodological side, and play down the human side.

The Project Manageris a fresh approach to project management: it moves beyond the formal methodologies and techniques to shed light on the core skills that will make you a great project manager. It puts the project manager centre stage and provides you with an invaluable set of experience-based lessons, tips, and advice to help you consistently deliver the results you want. Whether you are a project manager yourself, or someone who works with or recruits project managers, this book will be essential reading.

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Project management for dummies

Complete with helpful tips on delegating, shortening schedules, and optimizing your own performance Project Management for Dummies, help you get your project, and your career, off

More than two thirds of American companies use teams to execute their most important projects, making project management a highly valuable skill for advancing your career. Project Management For Dummies, Second Edition introduces you to the principles of successful project management and shows you how to motivate any team to gain maximum productivity.

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Project management how to deliver a successful project

What lies at the beating heart of this book is the structure of a strategy to ensure that every project is successful

Here is how to plan and deliver a successful project. Who else needs to manage a project? Well frankly everyone working in the public or private sector. Yet how many of us get adequately trained in how to do it? This is where this book can help. Written by an experienced practitioner, what lies at the beating heart of this book is the structure of a strategy to ensure that every project is successful. If you do what the author says, you will deliver on time and to budget.

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Project manager book of checklists

How to complete a project successfully, smoothly and on time: Everything You Need to Complete a Project Successfully, Smoothly and on Time

Managers are faced with complex tasks all the time. Completing these tasks may require setting up and running a project or on other occasions it may need a short, structured action plan.A huge amount of approaches exist, in thousands of books, to help managers complete tasks. Occasionally, a manager has the time to go off and read a text on a topic like how to manage a project, but often they have an immediate requirement to do something now. There isn’t time to plough through a project management book. Usually, all that is needed is a simple list of steps, a checklist that the manager can read to kick start them into action. The core contents of this book will follow a standard project management process – starting in initial concept identification, and going through to complete implementation. At each stage there are tasks and problems that face project managers, and for each identified task or problem there will be a checklist. Unlike normal project management texts, which are written to be read end-to-end, this book is designed to act as an everyday reference source that will be picked up and used every time the question “how do I …..” comes into the readers mind. The book will sit on a manager’s desk at work and be referenced regularly. It will become as much an important supporting tool as a book to read.

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