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Project Management Gifts for the Holidays

Accidental Agile Project Manager

San Diego, California, USA – WEBWIRE – Thursday, November 5, 2020

Ray has combined his extensive project management experience and expertise with a bestselling novelist’s story-telling style to create a must-read for any accidental or aspiring agile project manager.

Yesterday Ray W. Frohnhoefer launched a new book, “Accidental Agile PROJECT Manager,” and a course, “Fundamentals of the PROJECT Management Method (Predictive).” The book is in the top 100 of the US Amazon Kindle Store, and there are more than 30 learners enrolled in the course. Ten have already completed the course, all giving it 5-star reviews. A replay of the launch event is available at https://www.accidentalpm.online/accidental-agile-project-manager-virtual-launch-replay.

Mr. Frohnhoefer wants to help improve project management practices for as many as possible this year. The Kindle edition book (readable on virtually any device) is available for $1 for a limited period through Black Friday and Cyber Monday (Amazon ASIN B08L168NTJ in all Amazon Kindle Marketplaces).  He believes this new book is unique:

  • It demonstrates that his PROJECT management method applies to all projects, including those with predictive and agile life cycles.
  • With more mnemonics, tips, and illustrations, it is easier to retain knowledge from reading it and succeed with projects.
  • Access to tools, templates, techniques, and guidance for agile project managers to “hit the ground running.”
  • The content aligns with the PMBOK® Guide and the Agile Practice Guide

For those interested in traditional (predictive) projects, yesterday marked the release of a new short course (4-12 hours to complete), “Fundamentals of the PROJECT Management Method (Predictive).” Course materials include:

  • The downloadable eBook edition of “Accidental Project Manager.
  • Access to our library of downloadable tools and templates.
  • Access to learning 24/7 on any device.
  • It contains 9 modules, 18+ video lessons to reinforce reading and add new topics.
  • An Accredible eCertificate of Completion that can be added to your LinkedIn profile in 1-click).

Project managers may want to experience predictive and agile project management, so a special promotion is available. A bundle containing the free eBook of “Accidental Agile Project Manager” and half-off the predictive project management course is available at https://www.accidentalpm.online/aapm-free-ebook.

Inham Hassen, a UK trainer and Mensa World Journal Features Editor, states, “Ray has combined his extensive project management experience and expertise with a bestselling novelist’s story-telling style to create a must-read for any accidental or aspiring agile project manager.”

From Canada, Dr. Sumith Kahanda adds,“ I like the conversational style you have used in the book to present agile project management’s fundamental concepts. It is easy to read and understand. Yes, this is truly meant for accidental agile project managers.” 

As an added special, now through Cyber Monday, the Kindle edition of “Risk Assessment Framework” is available for $1 at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07ZML9GW5/ and “Accidental Project Manager” is also $1 at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07F714CMN/. The paperback editions are available on all Amazon marketplaces (ASIN 0989377075 and 171879293X, respectively).  PPC Group, LLC products are designed to help aspiring and new project managers achieve career success, as well as for seasoned professionals seeking a review.

Ray W. Frohnhoefer, MBA, PMP, CCP has 30+ years of project management experience and 15+ years as a trainer and educator.  PPC Group, LLC specializes in project management training and consulting, emphasizing easily-applied, scalable frameworks to improve project management maturity.


Invitation to Global Virtual Book and Course Launch

San Diego, California, USA – WEBWIRE – Tuesday, October 27, 2020
 

This book is chock-full of tips, “knowledge nuggets,” and training resources, and belongs on every new agile project manager’s desk.

PPC Group, LLC invites you to join a free virtual event on 4 November for Ray W. Frohnhoefer’s new book and online course. Learn about project management and participate in author Q&A, fun, and prize giveaways. Space is limited, so register now at https://www.accidentalpm.online/AAPM_Virtual_Launch_Registration today.

In the form of a business fable, “Accidental Agile Project Manager” tells the story of Siwan Sero. She is a new, accidental project manager needing to build skills in agile project management quickly. In seven iterations, she learns Mr. Frohnhoefer’s PROJECT management method and its application.

Siwan and the book follow in the footsteps of Mr. Frohnhoefer’s “Accidental Project Manager.” The 2018 international bestseller quickly reached the top of multiple Amazon charts. It featured the application of the PROJECT management method to traditional projects.

PPC Group, LLC, is pleased to announce the launch of its latest online course, Fundamentals of the PROJECT Management Method (Predictive). The new course, which takes between four and twelve hours to complete online, includes an eBook copy of “Accidental Project Manager.” During November, you can learn both traditional and agile project management by getting a free eBook copy of “Accidental Agile Project Manager” and the course, including “Accidental Project Manager,” at half price ($47). To learn more, please visit https://www.accidentalpm.online/aapm-free-ebook.

Mr. Frohnhoefer wants to improve project management practices for as many as possible this year. The Kindle edition of “Accidental Agile Project Manager” (readable on any device) is available for $1 for a limited period (Amazon ASIN B08L168NTJ). He believes this new book is unique:

  • It brings together terminology and practices from multiple experts, sources, and agile methods, distilled to only what is needed for a first agile project.
  • Twenty international project management experts have reviewed it.
  • Access to tools, templates, techniques, and guidance for their use allows new project managers to “hit the ground running.”
  • The content aligns with PMI’s Agile Practice Guide and PMBOK® Guide.

Amazon may be inaccessible, or a paperback copy is sought. A free author-signed copy (you pay only shipping and handling) is globally available at https://www.accidentalpm.online/aapm-free-book.

Inham Hassen, a UK project management trainer and Feature Editor of Mensa World Journal states: “Ray has combined his extensive project management experience and expertise with a bestselling novelist’s story-telling style to create a must-read for any accidental or aspiring agile project manager.”

Regarding the course, Sarthak Chatterjee, an electrical engineer from Canada, added: “The structure and delivery of the course content attracted my attention. While the videos provided an overall explanation of concepts, the book delved into detail along with practical examples. The templates were really helpful in understanding the concepts. Overall, the course is comprehensive and suits the title of the book.”

As an added special, Kindle editions of “Accidental Project Manager” (ASIN B07F714CMN) and “Risk Assessment Framework: Successfully Navigating Uncertainty” (ASIN B07ZML9GW5) are also available for $1. PPC Group, LLC products are designed to help aspiring and new project managers achieve career success, as well as for seasoned professionals seeking a review.

Ray W. Frohnhoefer, MBA, PMP, CCP has 30+ years of project management experience and 15+ years as a trainer and educator. PPC Group, LLC specializes in project management training and consulting, with a focus on providing career support and training for aspiring, new, and accidental project managers.

 


Best Seller Promotion | “Risk Assessment Framework: Successfully Navigating Uncertainty”

San Diego, California, USA – WEBWIRE – Friday, November 29, 2019
 

This practical and 360° approach risk management book, complete with the list of questions to ask, points to implement, to review, and to monitor; will help you in creating your organization’s roadmap for risk management.

Last week, Ray Frohnhoefer’s book, “Risk Assessment Framework: Successfully Navigating Uncertainty,” became his second Amazon international best seller. Because Mr. Frohnhoefer wants to help improve project management practices for as many as possible this year, the Kindle edition book (readable on virtually any device) is available for $1 for a limited period at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07ZML9GW5/.

As an added special, “Accidental Project Manager” is also $1 at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07F714CMN/. The paperback editions are available on all Amazon marketplaces (search for ASINs 0989377075 and 171879293X, respectively).  And the online course, Accidental Project Manager: Online Experience, is available for $47 at https://accidentalpm.online/ (normally $297, enter code BLACKCYBER at checkout).

Chuck Adams, EVP of Delivery and Professional Services states: “Every project has risk, so every project manager should know how to deal with it!  Risk identification, mitigation, and management are difficult concepts for new (and sometimes even experienced) project managers.  In his book, Ray provides an easy-to-follow framework.  Ray also provides the tools necessary to make the project manager successful.  It’s a ’must have’ book for both education and future reference.”

M. Nadia Vincent, a Digital Transformation Executive Advisor and author of “Leveraging Digital Transformation” adds: “This practical and 360° approach risk management book, complete with the list of questions to ask, points to implement, to review, and to monitor; will help you in creating your organization’s roadmap for risk management. I highly recommend the ‘Risk Assessment Framework’ by Ray to leaders of every organization, especially those implementing digital transformation.”

PPC Group, LLC and Mr. Frohnhoefer are urging aspiring and new project managers, as well as seasoned professionals to consider these resources in planning their career advancement for 2020. These specials will be discontinued at the end of Cyber Monday.