Project Management: Achieving Competive Advantage

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/16/2012
  • Publisher: PEARSON
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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

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