101 common-sense tips, ideas and concepts for project managers

  • Handling Organizational Politics

  • Project Initiation Tips

  • Tips on Project Planning

  • Managing Meetings

  • Handling Project Closure the right way

  • Managing the most dynamic phase – Project Execution

  • This book includes 101 tips based on the real experiences of successful project managers, engaged in a variety of leadership positions.

  • PM 101 distills down all the various management frameworks into the few actions that really matter.

  • PM 101 covers everything from scheduling tasks to handling difficult stakeholders to navigating corporate politics. These actions are independent of a particular management style, framework, or methodology.

“PM 101 is a concise booklet about Project Management. As a PM, use it every day, apply the effective recommendations of Puneet, and you can’t be wrong. Of course, you will need to adapt it to your project context, you will have to do your homework. But the framework and the 101 advises are great stuff and they will give you the right direction for your work and the success of your project. PM 101 will help you to check the health of your project and help you to decide on your next steps. Handy, Clear, concise, useful. For any Project. For any Project Manager.”

“Thanks Puneet for writing such a wonderful pocketbook for the Project Managers. The approach is very practical and content depicts the experience you have in handling the various types of projects and the people. I really liked the way you have mentioned about the politics involved in projects, and I will eagerly wait for the complete framework which is under development at the moment. Once again congratulations and I wish you all the best.”

Sudhir Kaushal, Solutions Architect and Project Manager – Accenture

The book is a reference guide, which allows responsible decision makers (project managers, team leaders, program managers, and anyone responsible for producing timely outcomes) to focus on the few basic things that can make or mar a successful project, even while wading through thousands of details. It covers everything from scheduling tasks to handling difficult stakeholders to navigating corporate politics. You will only find the actions that really matter in project management in this book.

Reviewer on Amazon, Amazon Review

PM – 101: 101 common sense tips, ideas, and concepts for project managers by Puneet Kuthiala is a fifty-six-page reference guide for either a seasoned or beginner business team leader. Kuthiala began as an entrepreneur at age thirteen and has extensive experience in the professional world. Please read his impressive bio.

The guide offers tips starting from the initial planning stage through the completion of a project. Each section is numbered and is straight to the point, even tips that will forewarn you of easy to forget planning points and what to do if that happens. Many times it is common sense practice that is easily forgotten when you are in the midst of a large project. This is a handy reference guide to have.

Amazon Reader, Amzon Review

The compact design (4″ x 6″) allows you to carry this book anywhere, even in the pockets, so that it can be referred any time.

Project Manager's Pocket Reference