Project Manager with a background in Procurement, this book elaborated more on the inner-working’s of Project Management Procurement. Writing the book, author, Ajay Bhargove had a balanced mix of PMBOK terminology and topic explanation beyond the terminology.
The Real-World Guide is a good basic procurement book that enhances procurement understanding for those who have no background or expertise in procurement but work with procurement professionals in project management. It provides an especially solid foundation for discussions on supplier management, applicable contracts, and negotiations. It also strongly justifies the integration of personnel from various functional areas such as procurement, financial analysis, and risk management from the project design stage.