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Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
Books and ebooks concerning the Project Management Body of Knowledge
Books and ebooks by the Project Management Institute in the SFU Library collection
LinkedIn Learning (LIL)
Streamed video courses such as:
- Project Management Fundamentals
- Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Exam Preparation
- Agile Project Management
A large and very useful collection of articles, templates, discussion threads, podcasts and more from a PMI affiliate organization. Registration (free) is required to access most of the content.
Statistics about project management software, salaries, and more. Be sure to click on the Source tab next to each chart and follow the link to the original source.
BC Open Textbook: Project Management
Freely available course text book covering the basics of project management.
Fundamentals of Project Management
Online textbook licensed for unlimited simultaneous SFU readers (6th edition – 2016)
Books (online and print), articles, background information
Explore using Basic search in the Catalogue
Search the SFU Library Catalogue to explore our collection of thousands of books on project management, as well as related articles, and entries in academic encyclopedias and other reference works.
Start with your keyword search ("project management"), then refine results:
- by Subject: e.g., Project Management, Management Information Systems
- by Resource type: e.g., Articles, Books, Reference Entries
- by Availability: e.g., Full Text Online, and/or Available in the Library
Search by subject heading
Or focus your search from the beginning using the following terms:
- Project management
- Project management – Handbooks, manuals, etc.
- Project management – Methodology
- "Project management" AND Examinations: Study guides for project management tests
Specialised article resources
Key magazines & journals
- Harvard Business Review: Project Management topic page
Note that the SFU Library provides both online and print access to HBR articles that may be mentioned on this topic page.
- MIT Sloan Management Review: Project Management topic page
Note that the SFU Library has online access to MIT SMR articles that may be mentioned on this PM topic page.
- Project Management Journal
- International Journal of Project Management
- International Journal of Project Organisation and Management
- Journal of Modern Project Management
- PM Times
- PM Network (now PM Network.com): Latest news of PM techniques and best practices from the Project Management Institute. Also available directly via the PMI.
ACM Digital Library
Journal and magazine articles, plus conference proceedings from the Association for Computing Machinery
Publications from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET, formerly the IEE)
- Project Management Institute + PMI Canadian West Coast Chapter
- Pulse of the Profession: "Annual global survey of project, program and portfolio managers charting the major trends in project management."
- Thought Leadership Series: "Our thought leadership series, which reflects issues that surface in our annual Pulse of the Profession® research, discusses the importance of project, program and portfolio management as a strategic business driver."
- The PMI also publishes some of the key SFU Library resources mentioned in this guide, including Project Management Journal and ebooks about the PMBOK, all purchased for use by SFU students, staff, and faculty.
- Project Management Association of Canada
- International Project Management Association
- Association for Project Management (UK)
- SFU: Project Management Community of Practice: The PM-CoP group is only open to SFU staff and faculty, but should be a first stop (and a second home!) for those who fit either category. They run events, workshops, and local networking opportunities, plus they share useful PM resources and tips. Join, share, and learn!
- PMI: Case Studies
- Explore our Sage Business Cases (SBC) collection of business case studies.
- Start with these SBC cases in the Project Management sub-discipline
- Here's a somewhat unusual sample from SBC: Project Management, Teamwork, and Emotional Intelligence in Love’s Labour’s Lost
- A few older, company-specific cases: Bausch & Lomb , Texas Instruments, and Ford Motor Company
- Need more? Try this pre-run search for PM cases in our journals, magazines, and books or visit our Case Studies guide