Communication Skills for Project & Team Management: Soft-skills... (DVD Video and/or Optional 3D eBook)

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Title: Communication Skills for Project & Team Management: The Soft-skills Video: Introducing Communication, Team Building, Team Management, Interviewing, Listening, and Other Soft-skills. Meet: The Fidget, The Over-reacter, The Notetaker, The Spy, Shift-Eyes, The Faker, The Slouch, The Hesitater, The Nose, The Rambler, The Timewaster, The Slow Speaker, The Bookworm, The Mumbler, The Bossyboot, The Egotist, and Mike Said, who always follows somebody else (DVD Video and/or Optional 3D eBook)
Author(s) / Editor: By Professor Paul G. Ranky, PhD, NJIT, USA, Marti Ranky, BS(Hons), Gregory N. Ranky, BS(Hons), and Richard G. Ranky, BS(Hons) RA, CIMware USA Inc., USA
Description: Level: Project managers, team managers, team members, undergraduate / graduate engineering, IT, professional engineering project and team management, and human resource management. Several sections and cases could be ideal for marketing innovative team design, team assessment and team management methods, tools and results.

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DVD Video Contents: This electronic publication is a professional quality DVD video presentation of soft-skills, representing essential knowledge in engineering management team building, team management and communication. The program is organized into a series of enjoyable (often funny scenario clips that explain the essence of a typical human behavior). You'll see typical characters, such as The Fidget, The Over-reacter, The Notetaker, The Spy, Shift-Eyes, The Faker, The Slouch, The Hesitater, The Nose, The Rambler, The Timewaster, The Slow Speaker, The Bookworm, The Mumbler, The Bossyboot, The Egotist, and Mike Said, who always follows somebody else. Try to understand these characters and learn behavioral skills by gaining useful experience for engineering project & team management.

Furthermore, this program offers enjoyable discussion topics for professional teams and students, to learn social skills, communication skills, interviewing skills, team building skills, and soft-skills for management in general. (Please note, that an optional 3D eBook is also available with this product, discussing the topic even further.)

What you will learn: Having watched the DVD video, you will be able to understand the key aspects of soft-skills, including interviewing, communication, team building, team management, listening, and others.

DVD Video System Requirements:
DVD-ROM: NTSC standard definition (SD) DVD video player for TV, or computer. Approximate length 29 minutes, in 4:3 regular screen format, or any good computer screen (min. 800 x 600 resolution). Also available in PAL, as well as for the Video iPod. Please visit for related 3D eBook and other video products.

3D eBook Contents: This publication, tested on many undergraduate and graduate students and professionals in industry in the USA, UK/Europe and Asia, is an excellent introduction to soft-skills and communication skills. It discusses the basic methods and principles with several industrial and research case studies demonstrated by academic and industry experts. Teambuilding skills, teamwork, team management, communication skills, leadership, and other soft-skills are covered. Having worked through this publication, you'll understand all important aspects of soft-skills. For the first time in the world, in this publication, we illustrate soft-skills with interactive, photo-accurate 3D human portraits. The over 500 interactive screens include 40 plus digital videos and highly interactive 3D objects, covering: Introduction and overview of team building skills, and teamwork for supporting an enterprise-wide TQM (Total Quality Management) culture; Communication methods and skills; Leadership methods and skills; Listening methods and skills; Interviewing methods and skills; Negotiation and conflict resolution methods and skills; Time management methods and skills; Case-based / problem-based learning and marketing methods; Major review questions & problems; References & further reading; Project documentation guidelines; Useful project management process model templates; Spreadsheet templates for educators and students; A major glossary of project management and soft-skill terms; User customizable, open-source MS-Excel tools & templates to perform your own total quality-focused project requirements and risk analysis calculations with our tools.

Optional professional quality DVD videos, and Video iPod videos are available to expand on the topics discussed in this eBook. For other packaging contributions, and related modules please visit our electronic library at

3D eBook System Requirements: CD-ROM: Multimedia Mac, PC or Linux. Use a 500 MHz CPU or faster, and 16 bit, 800 x 600 dpi, or better screen resolution. Runs off-line and/ or on-line the web using a web-browser and QuickTime ver. 6 or later available FREE from:

This product is available in the formats below:


UPC Code: 632568001481

Sample video clip-1, and Clip-2 in (320x240 low-res)

Price: USD $ 128.95 + S&H

DVD Video Hi-Def NTSC

Available as soon as the standard hi-def DVD players are available in the USA

Video iPod Video Streamed

Ext. UPC Code: SoftSkills-632568001481-ViPod

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Sample video clip-1, and Clip-2 (in Video iPod size)

Price: USD $ 49.95


Ext. UPC Code: PAL632568001481

Sample video clip-1, and Clip-2 in (320x240 low-res)

Price: USD $ 148.95 + S&H

DVD Video Hi-Def PAL

Available as soon as the standard hi-def DVD players are available

3D eBook and SD NTSC DVD Video-combo: The New DVD Duo Pack

UPC Code: 632568002709

Sample 3D eBook screen-print

Sample video clip (in Video iPod size)

Price: USD $ 168.95 + S&H

3D eBook CD and Hi-Def PAL DVD Video-combo

Available as soon as the standard hi-def DVD players are available

Video iPod Video Shipped on CD-ROM

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Price: USD $ 69.95 + S&H

3D eBook and SD PAL DVD Video-combo: The New DVD Duo Pack

UPC Code: PAL632568002716

Sample 3D eBook screen-print

Sample video clip (in Video iPod size)

Price: USD $ 188.95 + S&H

3D eBook CD and Hi-Def PAL DVD Video-combo

Available as soon as the standard hi-def DVD players are available

Full Color Printed Book and 3D eBook-combo

ISBN Code: 1-872631-72-X-90001

Price: USD $ 129.95 + S&H

Interactive 3D eBook on DVD-ROM

ISBN Code: 1-872631-72-X

Sample 3D eBook screen-print

Sample video clip (in Video iPod size)

Sample image (one of the many images of the eBook, illustrating the importance of softskills in global cultural and business environments)

Sample 3D panorama (one of the many 3DVR objects in the eBook, illustrating various prep. activities before attending a corporate interview. You'll need Apple's cross platform Quicktime player to activate this object. Whilst holding the mouse down move it left and right to navigate)

Price: USD $ 99.95 + S&H

Server-based License

This publication, in ALL listed formats, can run from your, or our server. Contact CIMware USA to discuss and purchase a server-based license.

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