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Project Management resources
August 2012
The following resources support several courses including Business Practicum (MGT-412), Marketing (MGT300), Business Strategy (MGT-410), and other courses with a focus on project management and teamwork.
What do PM professionals use for
Project Management Knowledge Base
Project Manager: videos and support
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What careers are there in PM?
Career opportunities exist in several fields including:
consulting, health care, information technology, education,
advertising, public relations, natural sciences, manufacturing,
government, service, retail and insurance industries.
Visit the career Education Center at Alverno (LA-102)
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (
*See links to Occupations (and Wages at
Project Coordinator or Project Manager
How do I prepare for a job in
Student membership in Project Management Institute is $32
Project Management Milwaukee & Southeast Wisconsin
(Student membership is $40)
Attend a professional conference at the student rate
Consider a professional certificate or a specialized program of
study. UW-Milwaukee Continuing Education has an online
Project Management Certificate. The Project Management
Institute offers certification as well.
Graduate school opportunities
UW-Platteville and other schools offer an online Master of
Science in Project Management.
Print books available in TOPCAT
Project Management Metrics, KPIs, and Dashboards: A Guide
to Measuring and Monitoring Project Performance (2011) by
Harold Kerzner, published by Wiley [AC]
*Be sure to search in TOPCAT for all PM
books in the SWITCH library consortium
Interpersonal Skills for Portfolio, Program, and Project
Managers (2010) by Ginger Levin, published by Management
Concepts [AC]
A User's Manual to the PMBOK Guide (2010) by Cynthia
Stackpole, published by Wiley [AC]
A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge
PMBOK Guide, 4th ed. (2008), published by the Project
Management Institute [AC]
The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management, 4th ed. (2011)
by Eric Verzuh, published by Wiley [AC]
Absolute Beginner's Guide to Project Management (2009) by
Greg Horine, published by Que [AC]
Electronic books in eBrary
Project Management JumpStart, 3rd ed. (2011) by Kim
Heldman, published by Sybex.
*Start under Databases A to Z
Real World Project Management: Beyond Conventional
Wisdom, Best Practices, and Project Methodologies (2008) by
Richard Perrin, published by Wiley
Advances in Project Management: Project-Oriented
Leadership (2012) by J. Rodney Turner, Ashgate Publishing Group
Project Management: Best Practices Achieving Global
Excellence, 2nd ed. (2010) Harold Kerzner, published by Wiley
Advances in Project Management: Project Risk and
Uncertainty Pre and Post (2009) Decision by Elaine Harris,
published by Ashgate Publishing Group
Fundamentals of Project Management, 3rd ed. (2007) by
James P. Lewis, published by AMACOM Books
Scholarly literature
*Use Business Source Premier
Team communication
PMI Journals*
PM Network and Project Management Journal
Other related journals*
PM World Today
Journal of Management Studies
International Journal of Project Management
Huddle: offers a Facebook App + free plan includes up to 3
workspaces, 1 GB of storage, and unlimited users.
Trello: collaboration tool
Basecamp: project management & online collaboration
Central Desktop free plan: 2 workspaces, up to 5 members
Gantt charts
Zoho's Gantt charts
Mindtool's video & explanation
SmartDraw has a free trial version to create charts
YouTube videos on the Project Management Channel
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