Table of contents for Successful project management / Trevor L Young.

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	Introduction
1.	what is success
	what happens to the project?
	defining success
	your view of success
	success depends on who is measuring
	what are the perceived causes of failure
	reduce the probability of failure
2.	the climate for success
	why do initiatives appear to fail?
	some definitions
	projects -- are they just an accident?
	a common misconception
	what¿s the current climate?
	what influences the climate?
	operating climate for success
	the key activities
	defined roles and responsibilities -- the key players
	influence of organisational culture
3.	the project process -- key steps for success
	the project phases
	the phase gates
	the phase gate ¿ a constraint?
	the key steps to success
4.	project conception and start-up
	selecting the right project
	the start-up process
	customer needs and expectations
	identifying the project constraints
	assumptions
	the kick-off meeting
	recording essential information
5.	the definition phase
	the project brief and specification
	defining the project
	risk assessment
	getting your project definition approved
6.	managing the stakeholders
	what is a stakeholder
	identifying stakeholders
	the two most important stakeholders
	stakeholder influence
	gathering information about stakeholders
	the stakeholder influence matrix
	what happens next with stakeholders
7.	managing the risks
	what is a risk
	why bother?
	the risk management process
	identifying the risks
	a typical starter checklist
	decide the primary response strategy
	quantifying the risks
	risk score
	what do I do now?
	monitoring risks
8.	planning the project 
	a common misconception
	who needs to be involved
	where does planning start?
	identifying the key stages
	allocating responsibility
	estimating
	the critical path of your project
	analyse resource requirements
	optimising your schedule
	review the project risk log
	review the project budget
	freezing the baseline schedule
	seeking approval to launch
9.	launching and executing the project
	preparing for project execution
	the control environment
	monitoring the progress
	managing the issues arising
	tracking your project
	control the costs
10.	closure and post-project evaluation
	project drift
	set the completion criteria
	the acceptance process checklist
	the closeout meeting
	post-project evaluation
	and finally¿
standard formats for data recording
further reading

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Project management.
Time management.