PMForum Announces first winners of Free Project Management Books in PM GiveAways™ Program

Five Countries represented by Winners of IT Project Management book by Joseph Phillips in first drawing for free project management books
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Aug. 29, 2010 - PRLog -- Dallas, Texas, USA — PMForum has announced the results of the first drawing for free project management books in its newly launched PM GiveAways™ Program.  The drawing for FREE copies of IT Project Management by Joseph Phillips and published by McGraw-Hill in the USA was held on 25 August 2010. Five winners were selected in the random number-based drawing.  PMForum’s PM GiveAways™ Program was announced in a breaking news article on 10 July 2010; to see article, visit

A total of 755 people in 88 countries registered for this drawing.  The five winners in the drawing for the free book, with country location noted, were: Humphrey Nwosu (Nigeria); Elias Sichande (Zambia); Amira Maurice (Egypt); Lutfu Bekele (Turkey); and Semegnew Bekele (Ethiopia).

“Winning this book means a new gateway to the world of Project Management with this incredible forum and its great resources.  PM is still a new field for me and this book will help build up my knowledge base,” stated Amira Maurice, Egypt

“I wish to state that my winning of the book has come at a time when I am embarking on developing a career in Project Management.  I am technically qualified and currently working on Power Generation Projects, and skills and knowledge in project management will help me in managing the projects.  This book will therefore provide additional information as well as be reference material,” said Elias Sichande, Zambia.

According to PMForum’s Managing Editor David Pells, “The GiveAways Program is off to a great start, with the drawings for the free books generating the most interest.  I want to thank McGraw-Hill for offering this popular book as our first book GiveAway.  I think it’s turned out very well.”

IT Project Management: On Track from Start to Finish, Third Edition; by Joseph Phillips, PMP®, COMPITIA PROJECT +; published by McGraw-Hill in March 2010; $49.99; Softcover with CD-ROM; 640 pages;  ISBN 10-07-170043-9; 978-0-07-170043-6. Fully updated for the new version of CompTIA Project+ certification and authorized by CompTIA's CAQC program, this book explains what is needed to obtain the CompTIA certification and validate project management skills.  Expert author and PMI-certified Project Management Professional Joseph Phillips walks readers through each step of the IT project management process, sharing critical strategies for on-time and within-budget projects.  

“The only registrant from Zambia was a winner,” Pells added.  “I am thrilled that so many countries were represented in this drawing.  In today’s global economy, it seems that the opportunity to win a valuable project management book is of interest everywhere.”  

PMForum’s PM GiveAways™ Program is based on periodic DRAWINGS for free educational and professional project management products and services.  PM GiveAways™ will include project management courses, books, conference passes and other valuable items.  Drawings will be held at least monthly, with the products and services to be given away announced in breaking news articles ahead of time and on PM GiveAways™ web pages.  To learn more or to register for drawings for free project management stuff, visit

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