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  1. Topic title: Projects in Contemporary Organisations 16 items
    Based on combined topics 1 and 2 recommended reading.
    1. Key text 7 items
      The following texts provide general coverage of project management and its application and may be useful to enable the exploration of particular issues further.
      1. Project management - Dennis Lock c2013 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Reading

      2. Project management - Dennis Lock 2018

        Book Suggested for Student Purchase The Publisher hasn't produced an eBook online version to provide access too, Please use the 2013 (10th edition) above as eBook access is available.

      3. Project management - Harvey Maylor 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Reading

      4. BS 6079:2019 - Project management. Principles and guidance for the management of projects 2019

        Book Essential Reading To access BS 6079:2019, please login via Anglia Ruskin University Library, using your ARU login credentials.

      5. BS 6079-1:2010 Project management. Principles and guidelines for the management of projects 2010

        Book Background Reading To access BS 6079:2010, please login via Anglia Ruskin University Library, using your ARU login credentials. remember this standard has now been replaced and withdrawn by BS 6079:2019 provided above,

    2. Websites 9 items
      1. Notes:

        The websites of the three project management professional bodies provide extensive amounts of information concerning project management, especially in relation to best practice. They also include discussions, position papers and debate on current issues, policies, legislation, etc. affecting project management. 

         

      2. APM | The chartered body for the project profession

        Website Recommended Reading Please note this web link is equally useful for all topics within this Module.

      3. PMI | Project Management Institute

        Website Recommended Reading Please note this web link is equally useful for all topics within this Module.

      4. Australian Institute of Project Management

        Webpage Recommended Reading Please note this web link is equally useful for all topics within this Module.

      5. High Cost of Low Performance (20:50)

        Audio-visual document Recommended Reading PMI’s Pulse of the Profession survey in 2014, which focuses on the consistently low success rates of projects achieved by organisations and the implications of this. This YouTube provides a video presentation that discusses the report;

  2. Topic Title: Selecting Projects, Programmes and Portfolios 15 items
    Based on combined topics 3 and 4 recommended reading.
    1. Key text 9 items
      1. Project Portfolio Management - Prasad Kodukula January 30, 2008 (Hardcover)

        Book Recommended Reading

      2. IT project portfolio management - Stephen S. Bonham c2005 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Reading

      3. Gower handbook of project management - J. Rodney Turner 2014 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading

      4. Project portfolio management: a view for the management trenches - Enterprise Portfolio Management Council c2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Reading

      5. BS 6079:2019 - Project management. Principles and guidance for the management of projects 2019

        Book Recommended Reading To access BS 6079:2019, please login via Anglia Ruskin University Library, using your ARU login credentials.

      6. BS 6079-1:2010 Project management. Principles and guidelines for the management of projects 2010

        Book Background Reading To access BS 6079:2010, please login via Anglia Ruskin University Library, using your ARU login credentials. remember this standard has now been replaced and withdrawn by BS 6079:2019 provided above,

    2. Specific Articles 1 item
    3. Websites 5 items
        • Important for students to note that the web links provided within TOPIC 1, are equally relevance to this topic as well.

         

        • Website links will not be repeated - only those not mentioned above and are relevant to this specific topic will be indicated within this section. 

      1. British Standards Online. - British Standards Institution.

        Webpage Recommended Reading

      2. High Cost of Low Performance (20:50)

        Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

  3. Topic title: Project Initiation and Defining the Project 10 items
    Based on combined topics 5 and 7 recommended reading.
    1. Key text 4 items
      1. 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - Stephen R. Covey 2016

        Book Essential Reading

      2. SECTION ONE - Chapter 4: Project Initiation - Managing the Front End - Peter W.G. Morris, Andrew Edkins

        Chapter Essential Reading Please remember the link will take you to the AMA publication, select read online, and then from the table of contents, select Section One, and then select and open Chapter 4.

      3. Thirteen Tips to Effective Upward Management - Lonnie Pacelli 2008

        Document Essential Reading Sound advice for the project manager on a personal basis and upon which to develop their management skills.

      4. Project stakeholder management - Pernille Eskerod, Anna Lund Jepsen c2013 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Reading

    2. Specific Articles 2 items
      1. A Case Study of Project and Stakeholder Management Failures: Lessons Learned - J. Scott Sutterfield, Shawnta S. Friday-Stroud, Sheryl L. Shivers-Blackwell 12/2006

        Article Essential Reading

    3. Journal 2 items
    4. Websites 2 items
      1. Project Initiation Routemap - GOV.UK

        Book Essential Reading A tool to help public and private sector infrastructure providers improve the delivery of their projects and programmes.

      2. Project Initiation

        Webpage Background Reading Online advice from practicing project managers.

  4. Topic title: Procuring the Project 4 items
    Based on topics 6 recommended reading.
    1. Key text 1 item
    2. Journals 1 item
    3. Specific Articles 1 item
    4. Websites 1 item
        • Important for students to note that the web links provided within TOPIC 1, are equally relevance to this topic as well.

         

        • Website links will not be repeated - only those not mentioned above and are relevant to this specific topic will be indicated within this section.

  5. Topic title: Managing Stakeholders and Communications 8 items
    Based on combined topics 8 and 9 recommended reading.
    1. Key text 2 items
    2. Journals 1 item
    3. Specific Articles 4 items
    4. Websites 1 item
        • Important for students to note that the web links provided within TOPIC 1, are equally relevance to this topic as well.

         

        • Website links will not be repeated - only those not mentioned above and are relevant to this specific topic will be indicated within this section.

  6. Additional notes on this reading list 3 items