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Companies today do around a third of their work in the form of projects. Projects have different requirements for implementation than everyday routine activities. They are complex and novel, unique and limited in time. And they involve special risks. Traditional forms of organization and processes don't work here. Andreas Lutz creates awareness of when project management makes sense and what is part of good project management. It shows the reasons for the success and failure of projects and explains what is important in the individual phases of projects. With checklist: How mature is your project management?

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Project management websites
GPM German Society for Project Management e. V.
PMI Project Management Institute
IPMA International Project Management Association
APM Association for Project Management
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Project management: plan and control projects correctly and minimize risks
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