The fundamentals of project management with a wide assortment of business applications.
Project Management takes a decision-making, business-oriented approach to the management of projects, which is reinforced throughout the text with current examples of project management in action. And because understanding project management is central to operations in various industries, this text also addresses project management within the context of a variety of successful organizations, whether publicly held, private, or not-for-profit.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction: Why Project Management? Chapter 2: The Organizational Context: Strategy, Sturcutre, 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 Closeout and Termination Appendix: Tutorial for MicroSoft® Project 2010