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Practical Project Management for Agile Nonprofits: Approaches and Templates to Help You Manage with Limited Resources

Practical Project Management for Agile Nonprofits: Approaches and Templates to Help You Manage with Limited Resources (Paperback)

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Practical Project Management for Agile Nonprofits introduces nonprofit managers to the basic concepts of project management and provides dozens of templates to help you quickly implement practices to effectively manage your limited resources, financial and volunteer. The book emphasizes using appropriate project management practices, those that are not burdensome but rather agile in their approach. In keeping with this theme, the book explores how you can use social media to assist in the management of time-sensitive projects.You will learn how to apply just enough project management to: Be an active leader and a superior project manager; Respond with agility to change and the unexpected; Focus efforts on what truly matters; Recruit and engage a new generation of volunteers; Build a framework that ensures project success; Keep all stakeholders involved with the project satisfied.The book also addresses nonprofit governance and shows you how project portfolio management can be used to assist in communicating with boards of directors and other governing entities when crucial resource decisions need to be made.Finally, real-world case studies on project planning, portfolio management, and volunteer-managed projects will show you how others have achieved project

BusinessBusiness & managementManagement & management techniquesProject managementBusinessBusiness & managementOwnership & organization of enterprisesNon-profitmaking organizations Publisher: Maven House Press Publication Date: 24/06/2013 ISBN-13: 9781938548000  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Karen R.J. White, PMP, PMI Fellow, is the founder of Applied Agility, an organization focused on helping nonprofits achieve success with their strategic objectives. She has managed numerous projects for small and large nonprofits, ranging in diversity from the Girl Scouts to healthcare centers to international museums to universities.Karen was formerly a senior consultant and director with PM Solutions, where she assisted many Fortune 500 firms in implementing project management best practices. She has served as a board director for the Project Management Institute as well as Chair of the PMI Educational Foundation. In 2009 she was named a PMI Fellow.Karen is recognized internationally for her leadership in the profession and as a thought leader in the practice of agile project management. She is the author of Agile Project Management: A Mandate for the 21st Century (PM Solutions, 2009) and contributed to The AMA Handbook of Project Management (AMACOM, 2010) and Project Management Maturity Model (Auerbach Publications, 2006). Karen holds an M.S. in Information Systems from Northeastern University. Karen lives in Weare, NH.Pamela Puleo, FAHP, CFRE, is vice president for community affairs at Concord Hospital in New Hampshire and oversees a division that includes Volunteer Services, Hospitality Services, Public Affairs, Marketing, the gift shop, and the cancer boutique. She also serves as a member of the hospital's senior management team. Since 2007 she has also served as the executive director for the Concord Hospital Trust, which serves as the hospital's philanthropic arm.

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