Clear-Cut Ways to Manage Project PlanningIf you're a typical project manager, you're probably aware of the importance of planning but may not have the time or expertise to develop a full-blown strategy. Here's a quick and practical guide to applying the disciplines of proven planning practices without the rigor of complex processes.Part of the Project Manager's Spotlight series from Harbor Light Press, this straightforward book offers solutions to real-life planning scenarios. Author Catherine Tomczyk highlights critical components of project planning and equips you with tools, techniques, checklists, and templates you can put to use immediately. By following a realistic case study from start to finish, you'll see how a project manager deals with each task. Ultimately, this book will help you accurately estimate time and resource requirements, enabling you to implement successful projects.Project Manager's Spotlight on Planning teaches you how toDefine project objectives, goals, scope, and requirementsDraft plans to manage risk, quality, and procurementBuild your dream teamFinalize estimates and budgetsCreate the project scheduleAnd much more!