Project management resources

Project Management Resources: Organizations

PSMJ Resources, Inc. (www.psmj.com). The only international organisation offering project management training & support specific to the design & construction industries. In Australia: www.psmj.com.au.

Project Management Institute (PMI) (www.pmi.org).  The fastest-growing professional society on the planet. PMI has a Construction Industry Community of Practice, but as the name indicates, it is focused on construction more than on design. Besides running several certification programs, PMI publishes a large library of project management books.

PRINCE2 (prince2.com); a worldwide organisation built on the British project management approach, and spun off the U.K. government as a private organization. It is similar to PMI in its generalised PM approach, but differs in its structure. PRINCE2’s focus is on certifying people to its two levels of accreditation.

Project Management Books & Newsletters

Project Management (monthly newsletter); PSMJ Resources, Inc.  ♦♦♦♦♦

The Ultimate Project Management Manual; PSMJ Resources; 2012 edition (738 pp); the title says it all.  ♦♦♦♦

See also the excellent library of PSMJ project management publications at: http://www.psmj.com/publications/index.cfm

See also the extensive library of PMI publications at: http://marketplace.pmi.org/Pages/default.aspx?Category=BooksAndMultimedia

Resources for Specialist Services

Program Management:

Note that Program Management and Programming are two different things. Programming is a design management function that includes briefing.

Program Management: Concepts and Strategies for Managing Capital Building Programs, Chuck Thomsen FAIA FCMAA, 2008.  ♦♦♦♦♦

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