Being able to provide knowledge about several areas and reading plays an important role in the development of reasoning, vocabulary, and other human skills.
Acting as a contributor of skills, the habit of reading provides differentials in the professional environment, bringing advantages in relation to competitors, the books collaborate for the creation and consolidation of a successful career in the market.
In addition to avoiding the most common mistakes made by professionals working in the area of
Project Management, worrying about acquiring knowledge about the area is essential to successfully perform a job.
In this article, we list 5 Project Management books that will be great allies on your journey. Learn a little about each author and the subjects dealt with in each book. Have a good read!
1 – Scrum: The Art of Doing Double the Work in Half the Time by Jeff Sutherland and J.J. Sutherland
The first Project Management book was written by Jeff Sutherland, a programmer, and J.J. Sutherland, an award-winning journalist. Together, they were responsible for creating Scrum, a framework for product management.
For people looking for an efficient way to get things done, the work addresses the process of transformative leadership and management, helping people achieve what others consider unattainable.
2 – Harvard Business Review – Project Management Handbook – Antonio Nieto Rodriguez
This Project Management book is a guide for professionals who want to develop effective management skills. Filled with proven strategies for leading and managing projects, from planning to execution and completion.
The book also has tips on how to motivate and engage the project team, as well as dealing with challenges and risks.
The author, Antonio Nieto Rodriguez, is also a lecturer and consultant on Project Management and Strategy. Known for his innovative ideas on project management and his ability to translate complex concepts into simple and accessible terms.
3 – Project Management – Predictive, agile and strategic
With a main theme in three project management approaches, our third referral is the book by the authors Antonio Cesar Amaru, professor and project manager, and Fernando Veroneze CEO of SMR Consultoria de Gestão.
The book presents an overview of each of the approaches, predictive, agile and strategic showing their principles, practices, advantages and disadvantages of each. It also offers guidance for choosing the most appropriate approach according to the type of project and the needs of the organization
4 – Doing Agile Right: Transformation Without Chaos – Sarah Elk Steve Berez
The book was written by Steve Berez, prolific author with multifaceted agile, technology and strategic digital expertise and founder of Bain & Company, along with Sarah Elk, a retail expert with a proven track record in implementing transformations for large multinational customers.
Designed to discuss how companies can change their organizational cultures by making them more agile, helping teams work together more effectively, and teaching leaders how to set up an environment conducive to success, this book is a practical guide for leaders who want to implement agile in their business operations.
5 – PMBOK Guide – Project Management
Over the past few years, the profession of Project Manager has undergone significant transformations driven by technological advances, new methodologies and constant changes in the labor market. These changes have influenced the evolution of the sector and required professionals to search for new knowledge.
Created by the PMI Institute, the PMBOK Guide is the basis for those who are entering the world of Project Management or seeking to achieve a professional certification. An effective document for those for any project sector, in it you will find the main standards for project management.
In order to delve deeper and discuss advanced topics going beyond the topics discussed at the Project Management Institute, IBS Americas offers two short programs (3 weeks) aimed at boosting the careers of project managers, both taught at American universities:
Competitive Project Management: intended for young professionals, who are entering the area of Project Management.
Advanced Topics in Project Management: aimed at experienced professionals who participate in global projects, leading multicultural teams.
The field of Project Management is ever-growing in the world, and is being met with ever-new demands. Take advantage now that you have a list of great Project Management books and catch up on your reading, helping to develop your skills and adding to your knowledge in Project Management, Predictive, Traditional, Agile or Hybrid.