Project Management: Achieving Competitive Advantage, 5th edition

  • Jeffrey K Pinto

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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

ISBN-13: 9780137477258

Subject: Operations Management

Category: Project Management

Table of contents

Brief Contents

  1. Introduction: Why Project Management?
  2. The Organizational Context: Strategy, Structure, and Culture
  3. Project Selection and Portfolio Management
  4. Leadership and the Project Manager
  5. Scope Management
  6. Project Team Building, Conflict, and Negotiation
  7. Risk Management
  8. Cost Estimation and Budgeting
  9. Project Scheduling: Networks, Duration Estimation, and Critical Path
  10. Project Scheduling: Lagging, Crashing, and Activity Networks
  11. Advanced Topics in Planning and Scheduling: Agile and Critical Chain
  12. Resource Management
  13. Project Evaluation and Control
  14. 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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