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WELL-ORGANIZED, FOCUSED CHAPTERS ALIGN WITH THE PMBOK APPROACH.
FUN AND ENGAGING CASES DEMONSTRATE KEY PROJECT MANAGEMENT SKILLS AT WORK.
DOWNLOADABLE TRIAL VERSION OF MICROSOFT® PROJECT 2016 PROVIDES PRACTICE WITH TODAY'S LEADING PROJECT MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE.
COMPREHENSIVE CONTENT ADDRESSES EVERYTHING STUDENTS NEED TO KNOW TO WORK SUCCESSFULLY IN TODAY'S PROJECT ENVIRONMENT.
"LEARNING OUTCOMES" AND "CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTOR" BOXES HIGHLIGHT THE KEY POINTS WITHIN EACH CHAPTER.
PROVEN END-OF-CHAPTER MATERIALS ENABLE STUDENTS TO APPLY CHAPTER CONCEPTS IN WRITING AND ONLINE.
"REINFORCE YOUR LEARNING" QUESTIONS TEST STUDENTS' COMPREHENSION OF CONCEPTS.
COMPLETE TEACHING PACKAGE PROVIDES A WEALTH OF TIME-SAVING RESOURCES FOR COURSE PREPARATION AND PRESENTATION.
Table of Contents
1. Project Management Concepts. Part I: INITIATING A PROJECT. 2. Identifying and Selecting Projects. 3. Developing Project Proposals. Part II: PLANNING, PERFORMING, AND CONTROLLING THE PROJECT. 4. Defining Scope, Quality, Responsibility, and Activity Sequence. 5. Developing the Schedule. 6. Resource Utilization. 7. Determining Costs, Budget and Earned Value. 8. Managing Risk. 9. Closing the Project. Part III: PEOPLE: THE KEY TO PROJECT SUCCESS. 10. The Project Manager. 11. The Project Team. 12. Project Communication and Documentation. 13. Project Management Organizational Structures. Appendix A: Project Management Information Systems. Appendix B: Project Management Websites. Appendix C: Project Management Associations around the Globe. Appendix D: Acronyms. Reinforce Your Learning Answers. Glossary. Index.