Project Management Books

Project management books can provide you with invaluable knowledge and guidance in your day to day work. Sometimes its good to have a hard copy of your favourite title around to read over coffee or when you have a moment or two. There are literally hundreds of books on project management out there that have been written over the years. We've selected a few of the best available on Amazon, based on their sales rankings and reviews. There's something for everyone here.


A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge: PMBOK(R) Guide

The Fifth Edition reflects the collaboration of working project managers and provides the fundamentals of project management as they apply to a wide range of projects. This internationally recognized standard gives project managers the essential tools to practice project management and deliver organizational results. A tenth Knowledge Area has been added,  along with new planning processes and information flow.


Project Management For Dummies

In today's time-crunched, cost-conscious global business environment, tight project deadlines and stringent expectations are the norm. Now with 25 percent new and updated content, Project Management For Dummies introduces you to the principles of successful project management and shows you how to motivate any team to gain maximum productivity.


Project Management for the Unofficial Project Manager: A FranklinCovey Title

In today’s workplace, employees are routinely expected to coordinate and manage projects. Yet, chances are, you aren’t formally trained in managing projects—you’re an unofficial project manager. Project Management for the Unofficial Project Manager offers practical, real-world insights for effective project management and guides you through the essentials of the people and project management process.


Strategic Project Management Made Simple: Practical Tools for Leaders and Teams

The central premise of Strategic Project Management Made Simple is that most projects and strategies never get off the ground because of adhoc, haphazard, and obsolete methods used to turn their ideas into coherent and actionable plans. Strategic Project Management Made Simple is the first book to couple a step-by-step process with an interactive thinking tool that takes a strategic approach to designing projects and action initiatives.


Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling

This Eleventh Edition of the bestselling "bible" of project management maintains the streamlined approach of the prior editions and moves the content even closer to PMI's Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). This new edition features significant expansion, including more than three dozen entirely new sections and updates on process supporting; types of project closure; project sponsorship; and culture, teamwork, and trust.


Scrum: a Breathtakingly Brief and Agile Introduction

A pocket-sized overview of roles, artifacts and the sprint cycle, adapted from the bestseller The Elements of Scrum by Chris Sims & Hillary Louise Johnson. Chris Sims is the founder of Agile Learning Labs and a frequent presenter at agile conferences. Hillary Louise Johnson is an author and former business journalist who has written on innovation, technology and pop culture for Inc magazine and the Los Angeles Times.


Successful Project Management

Gido/Clements's best-selling SUCCESSFUL PROJECT MANAGEMENT, 6E presents everything you need to know to work successfully in today's exciting project management environment, from the organization and management of effective project teams to planning, scheduling, and cost management. Revised chapters closely align with the PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) framework to ensure that you are mastering today's best management practices.


The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management (Fast Forward MBA Series)

For any professional responsible for coordinating projects among different departments, across executive levels, or with technical complexity, The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management offers comprehensive instruction on how to deliver on time and on budget. This Fourth Edition of the 200,000-copy bestseller now covers critical new topics including: software and IT projects, agile techniques, and project selection.


The New One-Page Project Manager: Communicate and Manage Any Project With A Single Sheet of Paper

The New One-Page Project Manager demonstrates how to effectively communicate essential elements of a project's status. Now in its Second Edition, this practical guide, currently saving time and effort in thousands of organizations worldwide, has itself been simplified and extended to include the innovative AgileOPPM™. This will help you master the one-page approach to both traditional project management and Agile project management.