Project Management Reading List

Principles of Project Management:

Andersen, Gruder and Haug, 2009. Goal Directed Project Management: Effective Techniques and Strategies. Kogan Page.

Barker, S. & Cole R., 2007. Brilliant Project Management. Edinburgh: Pearson Education.

Buttrick, R., 2009. The Project Workout: The Ultimate Handbook of Project and Programme Management. London: FT/Prentice Hall.

Campbell, C. A., 2007. The One-page Project Manager. New Jersey: John Wiley.

Kerzner, H., 2010. Project management: Best Practices: Achieving Global Excellence.  John Wiley & Sons.

Lock, D., 2007. Project Management. Gower

Mantel, S. J. et al., 2004. Core Concepts: Project Management in Practice. London: John Wiley & Sons.

Obeng, E., 1995. All Change! The Project Leader’s Secret Handbook. Financial Times Series.

Project Management for Media and Web Projects:

England, E. and Finney, A., 2007. Managing Interactive Media: Project Management for Web and Digital Media. 4th edition. Harlow: Pearson Education Ltd.

Berkun, S., 2008. Making Things Happen: Mastering Project Management. O’Reilly Media.

Project and Programme Management in the Public Sector:

Jenner, S., 2009. Realising benefits from Government ICT Investment: A fools Errand?   Academic Publishing International.

OGC (Office of Government Commerce), 2009. Directing Successful Projects with PRINCE2. London: Stationery Office.

OGC (Office of Government Commerce), 2009. Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2. London: Stationery Office.

OGC (Office of Government Commerce), 2007. Managing Successful Programmes. London: Stationery Office.

Agile Management of Technology Projects:

Schwaber, K., 2004. Agile Project Management with SCRUM. Redmond, WA: Microsoft Press.

Smith, G. & Sidky, A., 2009. Becoming Agile in an Imperfect World. Greenwich, CT: Manning Publications.

Soft Skills for Project Management:

Boddy, D., 2002. Managing Projects: Building and Leading the Team. Edinburgh: Pearson Education

Belbin, R.M., 2010. Management teams, why they succeed or fail.  Butterworth-Heinemann.

Top 10 Best Project Management Books to Keep Within Reach


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Project Manager Today (online journal):

Office for Government Commerce (PRINCE2 and MSP):

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