Rapid change and the pressures of intense competition have caused more organizational work to become project work. Managing Projects Large and Small helps new managers master the tasks involved in leading a project. Beginning with building the team and moving on to the design, execution, and evaluation of the project, managers will learn about all the issues that are necessary for a successful project. Topics include: * Planning and budgeting * Motivating teams * Developing pipelines and relevant definitions of success * Creating project progress reports and monitoring budgets Plus, readers can access free interactive tools on the Harvard Business Essentials companion Web site at www.elearning.hbsp.org/businesstools. Subject Adviser: Robert D. Austin Robert D. Austin is a member of the Technology and Operations Management faculty at Harvard Business School. He acquired his extensive practical experience in project management from his position as an executive in a new business being created by a prominent technology firm, and from his ten years at the Ford Motor Company. Harvard Business Essentials The New Manager's Guide and Mentor The Harvard Business Essentials series is designed to provide comprehensive advice, personal coaching, background information, and guidance on the most relevant topics in business. Drawing on rich content from Harvard Business School Publishing and other sources, these concise guides are carefully crafted to provide a highly practical resource for readers with all levels of experience, and will prove especially valuable for the new manager. To assure quality and accuracy, each volume is closely reviewed by a specialized content adviser from a world-class business school. Whether you are a new manager seeking to expand your skills or a seasoned professional looking to broaden your knowledge base, these solution-oriented books put reliable answers at your fingertips.Harvard Business School Staff is the author of 'Harvard Business Essentials Managing Projects Large and Small The Fundamental Skills for Delivering on Budget and on Time' with ISBN 9781591393214 and ISBN 1591393213.