Strategic Project Management Transformation: Delivering Maximum ROI and Sustainable Business Value

Strategic Project Management Transformation: Delivering Maximum ROI and Sustainable Business Value

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In the new economy, the primary concern of CEOs, shareholders and executives is the monetary business value that projects contribute to the bottom line. With most projects, however, the majority of the business benefits that could be achieved are not and ROI is not maximized. Strategic Project Management Transformation demonstrates how to transform this trend of project failure and sub-optimization into strategic and financial project management success.

Key Features:

--Equips project managers and business professionals with the skills necessary to effectively manage their projects as strategic investments, determine the business value of projects throughout their lifecycle, and convert business metrics into true monetary value
--Presents a structured approach to incorporating quantitative techniques, sound business processes and leadership methods into an overall project management framework to drive project execution and optimal business benefit achievement
--Provides the tools and techniques needed for ensuring that ROI is maximized and other planned business benefits are achieved or exceeded even if they occur long after project closeout
--WAV offers downloadable business plan and cash flow templates and a review of the Professional Development Game Plan for Success, available from the Web Added Value Download Resource Center at jrosspub.com

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1: Projects Are Strategic Investments
Chapter 2: Strategic Planning: The Foundation for Success
Chapter 3: Re-defining the Project Management Lifecycle Approach
Chapter 4: Value Attainment Begins and Ends with the Business Case
Chapter 5: Effective Stakeholder Management Drives Value
Chapter 6: Value Metrics: You Cant Manage What You Cant Measure
Chapter 7: Untapping the Full Value Potential of Your Projects
Chapter 8: You Need to Know All the Costs to Accurately Determine the Benefits
Chapter 9: Project Benefits: ROI Contributors and Value Enablers
Chapter 10: Building Cash Flow Models to Setup the ROI Measurements
Chapter 11: ROI Financial Measurements
Chapter 12: Achieving Optimal Results in the Value Attainment Phase
Chapter 13: From Project Closure to Continuous Value Improvement
Appendix A: Business Plan Template
Index

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