Project Management

Project Management : Managing Successful Projects

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For undergraduate or graduate courses in Project Management. This text takes a holistic, integrated approach to managing projects, exploring both technical and managerial challenges. It emphasizes not only individual project execution, but also provides a strategic perspective, demonstrating means to manage projects at the program and portfolio levels. Overall, the text strikes a balance by using cases, examples, and problems from a variety of project types, including IT examples, construction, engineering, manufacturing, new product development, R&D, and services. This balance was designed to create a text that was useful for teaching project management across the widest possible range of settings.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 512 pages
  • 218.44 x 276.86 x 22.86mm | 1,292.73g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0130092339
  • 9780130092335

Table of contents

Chapter 1 - Introduction: Why Project Management? Chapter 2 - The Organization Context: Strategy, Structure, and Culture Chapter 3 - Project Selection and Portfolio Management Chapter 4 - Leadership and the Project Manager Chapter 5 - Scope Management Chapter 6 - Project Team Building, Conflict, and Negotiation Chapter 7 - Risk Management Chapter 8 - Cost Estimation and Budgeting Chapter 9 - Project Scheduling: Networks, Duration Estimation, and Critical Path Chapter 10 - Project Scheduling: Lagging, Crashing, and Activity Networks Chapter 11 - Critical Chain Project Scheduling Chapter 12 - Resource Management Chapter 13 - Project Evaluation and Control Chapter 14 - Project Close-out and Terminationshow more

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