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A Beginner's Guide to Project Management Excerpt

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The following excerpt clarifies what 'controlling' a project really means and discusses how to avoid the common challenges faced by most project managers.

You've just been handed your department's biggest project. Absolute Beginner's Guide to Project Management will show you exactly where to start and walk you step-by-step through your entire project. Project manager Gregory Horine shows you exactly what works and what doesn't, drawing on the field's proven best practices. This second edition jumpstarts your project management expertise even faster, with all-new insights on Microsoft Project, challenging project situations and intriguing project management topics of the day.

The following excerpt covers Chapter 10, entitled "Controlling a Project." In this chapter, the author clarifies what "controlling" a project" really means, emphasizes the key principles of a project control system, highlights the impact that project planning has on this effort, reviews powerful techniques that should always be considered, and discusses how to avoid the common challenges faced by most project managers.

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