Project and Programme Management

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Books

Note, M (2015) Project Management for Information Professionals, Chandos Publishing

Aimed at practitioners, this handbook imparts guidance on project management techniques in the cultural heritage sector.  Readers will gain the knowledge to initiate, plan, execute, monitor, and close projects. [Last checked: 23/3/20]

Lock, B (2014) The Essentials of Project Management (4th ed), Routledge

This book provides a concise, straightforward account of the principles and techniques of project management, designed to meet the needs of the business manager or student. [Last checked: 23/3/20]

Allan, B (2017) The No-nonsense Guide to Project Management, Facet Publishing

This book provides a ‘no-nonsense’ guide to project management which will enable library and information professionals to lead or take part in a wide range of projects from large-scale multi-organization complex projects through to relatively simple local ones. [Last checked: 23/3/20]

Journals

Horwath, J.A. (2012) How Do We Manage? Project Management in Libraries: An Investigation. Partnership: the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research, vol. 7, no. 1

This paper seeks to take a first step toward understanding how libraries are managing their projects and to uncover the activities, tools and techniques, best practices, challenges, success criteria and success factors of projects undertaken in libraries, especially those in Ontario, Canada. [Last checked: 23/3/20]

Checklists

KfH CPD TaF – Checklist for Commissioning Training and Development, Final Copy

This is checklist to help with commissioning training and development [Last checked: 23/3/20]

Websites

Project Management Institute, UK Chapter

PMI UK is a professional project management membership organisation in the UK, and holds daytime and evening events at many cities throughout the UK . [Last checked: 23/3/20]

PRINCE2

PRINCE2 provides guidance that gives individuals and organizations the essentials of running a project. PRINCE2 is easy to learn and a flexible method that can adapt to all types of project. [Last checked: 23/3/20]

NHS Skills Development Network

Operates across NHS organisations in England. Its remit is to provide the infrastructure for improving leadership and professional development skills, raising standards and sharing best practice through economy-wide learning.  [Last checked: 23/3/20]