Publications

Screen Shot 2015-01-04 at 9.57.55 AMPortfolio Management: A Strategic Approach

Edited by Ginger Levin and John Wyzalek
Author: Chapter 4, Establishing a Governance Model for Strategic Portfolio Management
Published by CRC Press 2015

Presenting information that is current with The Standard for Portfolio Management, Third Edition (2013), this multi-authored publication supplies in-depth treatment of the five domains and identifies best practices to ensure the organization has a balanced portfolio management that is critical to success. Following PMI’s standard, the book is organized according to its five domains: strategic alignment, governance, portfolio performance management, portfolio risk management, and portfolio communications management. For price and ordering information visit CRC Press.

hndbook pmHandbook of Project Management (5th ed.)

Edited by Rodney Turner
Co-author:  Ginger Levin on Chapters 5, 27 & 28
Published by Gower, 2014

The Handbook gives an introduction to, and overview of, the essential knowledge required for managing projects. The  team of expert contributors, selected to introduce the reader to the knowledge and skills required to manage projects,  includes many of the most experienced and highly regarded international writers and practitioners. The Fifth Edition  has been substantially restructured. All but two of the authors are new, reflecting the fast-changing and emerging  perspectives on projects and their management. For price and purchasing information visit Amazon.com.

Screen Shot 2014-12-16 at 9.46.37 AMDictionary of Project Management Terms (3rd ed.)

Published by ESI International, 2011

More than 3,400 clear definitions of key terms, words and phrases used by project and program managers around the world and in every industry. A valuable desk or briefcase reference for those engaged in the one of the world’s fastest- growing professions and for those who work with them. For price and purchasing information visit CRC Press.

UntitledProgram Management Complexity: A Competency Model

Co-author: Ginger Levin
Published by CRC Press, 2011

Programs are complex undertakings. This book describes why programs are so complex and presents a competency model for use by organizations, program managers, and prospective program managers. The model consists of six key performance competencies and eight key personal competencies with assessment tools to use to see ones strengths and  areas for improvement. It explains how to best use and implement the model. For price and purchasing information visit CRC Press.

Untitled1PgMP® Exam Challenge! (2nd ed.)

Co-author: Ginger Levin
Published by CRC Press, 2013

This book has been completely revised to track with the new changes to the PgMP Exam. All questions are scenarios; there are 20 questions per domain, plus 20 for the five phases in the Program Life Cycle; there are 2 170 question tests (also available on the web). All questions have rationales for the correct answer and references. For price and purchasing information visit CRC Press.

Untitled3PgMP® Exam Practice Test and Study Guide (4th ed.)

Co-author: Ginger Levin
Published by CRC Press, 2013

PgMP® Exam Practice Test and Study Guide, Fourth Edition is the book you need to pass the Program Management Professional (PgMP®) exam the first time around. It reflects recent revisions based on PMI®’s Standard for Program Management – Third Edition (2013). Based on best practices that complement PMI®’s standards, this is the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource available to help you prepare for the exam with new and changed terminology. It includes a list of the major topics covered on the exam organized by the five performance domains—strategic program management, program life cycle, benefits management, stakeholder management, and governance—as presented in the Program Management Professional Examination Content Outline. It also includes helpful tips on how to make the most of the time you have available to prepare for the exam. For price and purchasing information visit CRC Press.

Untitled4PMP® Exam Challenge (6th ed.)

Co-author: Ginger Levin
Published by CRC Press, 2013

Preparing for and passing the PMP® exam is no small feat. Although the number of certified PMP®s continues at a phenomenal rate, the exam failure rate remains uncommonly high. PMP® Exam Challenge! is designed to help you pass the exam by giving you an easy-to-use, highly portable publication, containing key relevant topics you are certain to encounter on your exam. Featuring 660 practice questions, this sixth edition completely reflects the PMBOK® Guide, Fifth Edition and covers the guide’s ten knowledge areas.  For price and purchasing information visit CRC Press.

Untitled5PMP® Exam Practice Test and Study Guide (9th ed.)

Co-author: Ginger Levin
Published by CRC Press, 2013

PMP® Exam: Practice Test and Study Guide, Ninth Edition uses self-study to help readers increase their chances of passing the PMP certification exam the first time. This spiral-bound edition includes 40 multiple-choice practice questions in each of the ten knowledge areas and in the professional and social responsibilities domain. It presents a 200-question practice test that simulates the actual PMP exam, fully referenced answers keyed to the five project management process groups, and a study matrix to help readers key in on areas that require further study.  For price and purchasing information visit CRC Press.

Untitled6The Portable PMP Exam Prep: Conversations on Passing the PMP Exam (4th ed.)

Co-author: Carl Pritchard
Published by ESI International, 2009

Completely updated to reflect the PMBOK® Guide–Fourth Edition, this three-volume set of nine CDs addresses the nine areas of the PMBOK® Guide, as well as professional and social responsibility. To make listening easy, there are two roughly 25-minute sessions for each knowledge area, plus a bonus session with test-taking tips. Ward and Pritchard’s approach is straightforward: to help readers understand what’s important and what’s not to pass the PMP® exam. They have captured the critical issues of the exam and share those insights in an informative, engaging and sometimes humorous style. For price and purchasing information visit CRC Press.