Project Management for Business and Technology

Project Management for Business and Technology : Principles and Practice

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For undergraduate and graduate courses in Project Management, found in schools of business, engineering and technology. This comprehensive text covers all aspects of project management: qualitative and quantitative with many practical examples in both business and technology. Thorougly Revised. Balanced Coverage. Common Framework: Text conceptualizes all projects using a single framework called the Systems Development Cycle. Broad Range of Examples. PMBOK: The text covers the full range of topics recommended by the Project Management Book of Knowledge. New Chapter on Risk Analysis in Project Management (Chapter 10). New material on Web-based project management (Chapter 12). Cases: Many new cases added. Most chapters now how two cases. FREE!! Student version of Microsoft Project 2000 packaged with each copy of the text.show more

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  • Hardback | 603 pages
  • 203.2 x 254 x 30.48mm | 1,315.41g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130183288
  • 9780130183286

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1. Introduction. I. PHILOSOPHY AND CONCEPTS. 2. What Is Project Management? 3. Systems, Organizations, and System Methodologies. II. SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT CYCLE. 4. Systems Development Cycle: Early Stages. 5. Systems Development Cycle: Middle and Later Stages. III. SYSTEMS AND PROCEDURES. 6. Planning Fundamentals. 7. Network Scheduling and PDM. 8. PERT, CPM Resource Allocation, and GERT. 9. Cost Estimating and Budgeting. 10. Managing Risks in Projects. 11. Project Control. 12. Project Management Information Systems. 13. Project Evaluation, Reporting, and Termination. IV. ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR. 14. Project Organization Structure and Integration. 15. Project Roles, Responsibility, and Authority. 16. Managing Participation, Teamwork, and Conflict. 17. Project Failure, Success, and Lessons Learned. Appendix A: Systems Engineering Process. Appendix B: Types of Contracts. Appendix C: Logistical Online System Project Master Plan. Author Index. Subject Index.show more

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