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Project Manager

Careers in IT project management

Elizabeth Harrin (author)

UK Price: £19.99 £14.99 EU Price: €24.99 €18.74 ROW (USD) Price: $27.99 $20.99 
ISBN: 9781780174167
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 129 x 198
Number of pages: 128
Publication date: 20 JUL 2018
Publisher: BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

This book is a highly accessible guide to being a project manager (PM), particularly a project manager working within an IT field. The role is set out with reference to required skills, essential competencies and responsibilities. Tools, methods and techniques for project managers are covered, including Agile approaches; risk, issue and change management processes; best practices for managing stakeholders and financial management. Career progression opportunities for project managers are also discussed. Case studies are included throughout and tips and useful resources are included at the end of every chapter.
Elizabeth Harrin is an award-winning writer with over 15 years of experience in project and programme management. She has written 6 books on project management and runs 'A Girl's Guide to Project Management' (, an online blog and community which provides resources and support for project managers.
''A must-have for every Project Manager... The book works for those who are looking to embark on the exciting journey of becoming a Project Manager as well as seasoned Project Managers and everyone else in between. It also serves as a great reference guide, giving you those essential tips and pointers to ensure that your Projects have the best chance of success.''
Raj Sharma, Consultant Senior Project Manager

Chapter 1: Introduction to Project Management
Chapter 2: The Role of the IT Project Manager
Chapter 3: Project Structures
Chapter 4: How Project Managers Work: Tools, Methods and Techniques
Chapter 5: Career Progression and Related Roles
Chapter 6: A Day in the Life of an IT Project Manager

Appendix A: Professional Associations
Appendix B: Project Management Websites
Appendix C: Project Management Templates

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