Project Management: Achieving Competitive Advantage, 5th edition
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Project Management: Achieving Competitive Advantage takes a contemporary, decisive, and business-oriented approach to helping you master project management fundamentals. The text illuminates project management theory within the context of a variety of successful organizations. As a result, you'll develop a multi-industry understanding of the material as it applies to both publicly held, private, and nonprofit companies.
The 5th Edition includes comprehensive case analysis and detailed exercises, including brand-new, contemporary case studies. The text provides you with the tools to assess projects in real time, while also leveraging the latest project management technology, including MS Project 2016.
Published by Pearson (August 1st 2021) - Copyright © 2019
Subject: Operations Management
Category: Project Management
Table of contents
- Introduction: Why Project Management?
- The Organizational Context: Strategy, Structure, and Culture
- Project Selection and Portfolio Management
- Leadership and the Project Manager
- Scope Management
- Project Team Building, Conflict, and Negotiation
- Risk Management
- Cost Estimation and Budgeting
- Project Scheduling: Networks, Duration Estimation, and Critical Path
- Project Scheduling: Lagging, Crashing, and Activity Networks
- Advanced Topics in Planning and Scheduling: Agile and Critical Chain
- Resource Management
- Project Evaluation and Control
- Project Closeout and Termination
Appendix A. The Cumulative Standard Normal Distribution
Appendix B. Tutorial for MS Project 2016
Appendix C. Project Plan Template
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