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Project Management Memory Jogger™ Second Edition

Book Signings with Author Karen Tate Scheduled at the PMI® Global Congress 2010-North America

CINCINNATI, September 21, 2010 – The Griffin Tate Group, Inc. (www.griffintate.com) today announced that it will release the second edition of the Project Management Memory Jogger™ on October 8, 2010. Authored by The Griffin Tate Group President, Karen Tate, PMI Fellow, MBA, PMP, the book is a "how to" guide that helps professionals at all levels understand and consistently use project management best practices.

In conjunction with the book launch, Tate will be on autographing a version of her new book customized for the Project Management Institute (PMI) on October 8 from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. at PMI's 2010 North America Leadership Institute Meeting where she is serving as the class advisor for the PMI Leadership Institute Masters Class—a limited group of senior volunteer leaders. The event is being held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center near Washington, DC.

Following the launch, Tate will participate in a second book signing at the PMI Global Congress 2010-North America on October 12, 2010 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the PMI bookstore in the exhibit hall.

Project Memory Jogger Cover(PMI's customized cover design for the Project Management Memory Jogger™, Second Edition, which will be released on October 8, 2010)

Adhering to the accessible format that made the first edition of the Project Management Memory Jogger™ a best-selling resource, the second edition complies with the guidelines of the PMBOK®, Guilde-Fourth Edition. It features expanded sections on team dynamics, teamwork, virtual teams, collaborative decision making tools and analysis for use with project teams. The user-friendly book introduces "How do I do it?" sections, offering step-by-step guidance in a project management context for:

  • Project communications planning
  • Cross-cultural teams
  • Project procurement planning
  • Project quality planning
  • Organizational change management
  • Project contingency planning

Complementing the content of The Advanced Project Management Memory Jogger ™, the second edition of the Project Management Memory Jogger™ bridges the gap between a professional's introduction to project management and acquiring the tools and techniques used by seasoned practitioners. It offers a greater breadth of explanation and guidance, throughout, on core topics that include:

  • Creating project charters
  • Assessing risk
  • Defining scope
  • Working with teams, virtual and face to face
  • Effective scheduling
  • Stakeholder and customer analysis

The new edition of the Project Management Memory Jogger™ will be available at the PMI Bookstore in the exhibit hall during the PMI Global Congress. Once released, the book will be available through The Griffin Tate Group's online store along with other titles and skill-building resources. For more information on this, or to learn more about The Griffin Tate Group's wide-array of project management training courses, visit www.griffintate.com.

About The Author

Karen Tate, PMI Fellow, MBA, PMP has been working with projects and project teams for more than 25 years. She is an internationally recognized expert in the project management discipline, and co-author of the Project Management Memory Jogger ™, The Advanced Project Management Memory Jogger ™, The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course on Project Management, Getting Started in Project Management, A Step By Step Approach to Risk Assessment, and Triz: An Approach to Systematic Innovation. She founded The Griffin Tate Group, Inc. in 1994 to provide a full spectrum of project management and leadership training, and currently serves as president.

About The Griffin Tate Group

Founded in 1994, The Griffin Tate Group, Inc. (TGTG) helps diverse teams excel in all aspects of project management through practical, high-impact training. The company is a Charter Global Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute (PMI®), an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), and a Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) certified company.

TGTG's courses teach proven project management practices, processes, tools and techniques to professionals at all levels, around the world. By emphasizing standard methodologies and team dynamics for effective execution, TGTG's training delivers immediate value while instilling career-long competencies.