In today's workplace, employees are routinely expected to coordinate and manage projects. Yet, chances are, you aren't formally trained in managing projects. If so, then you're an unofficial project manager. Project Management for the Unofficial Project Manager offers practical, real-world insights for effective project management and guides you through the essential steps of the people and project management process: Initiate, Plan, Execute, Monitor/Control, Close. Unofficial project managers in any arena will benefit from the accessible, engaging real-life anecdotes, memorable "Project Management Proverbs," and quick reviews at the end of each chapter.