Contemporary Project Management (with Microsoft Project CD-ROMs and Student CD-ROM) / Edition 1

Contemporary Project Management (with Microsoft Project CD-ROMs and Student CD-ROM) / Edition 1

by Timothy Kloppenborg
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0324382383

ISBN-13: 9780324382389

Pub. Date: 02/04/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Each chapter of CONTEMPORARY PROJECT MANAGEMENT begins with a listing of the most important points you'll need to learn, and all materials, including end-of-chapter questions and problems and test questions, have been developed to correlate to a specific objective. In addition, all PMBOK Guide knowledge areas and processes are specifically included, and glossary

Overview


Each chapter of CONTEMPORARY PROJECT MANAGEMENT begins with a listing of the most important points you'll need to learn, and all materials, including end-of-chapter questions and problems and test questions, have been developed to correlate to a specific objective. In addition, all PMBOK Guide knowledge areas and processes are specifically included, and glossary definitions are from the PMBOK Guide. This consistency with the established standard gives you a leg up if you decide to become a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Microsoft Project 2007 is fully integrated into the fabric of seven chapters within the text, and techniques are demonstrated in both a by-hand fashion and automated using Microsoft Project 2007, helping you grasp the concepts behind the technique. One section at the end of each chapter lists deliverables for you to create (in teams or individually) for a real project. Clean copies of all deliverables will help you demonstrate your project skills in job interviews. CONTEMPORARY PROJECT MANAGEMENT includes proven methods developed over the past 50 years, as well as exciting new methods that are emerging from both industry and research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324382389
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/04/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
8.23(w) x 10.09(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents


1. Introduction to Project Management. 2. Project Selection and Prioritization. 3. Organizational Capability: Structure, Culture, and Roles. 4. Chartering Projects. 5. Stakeholder Analysis and Communication Planning. 6. Defining Scope and Constructing Work Breakdown Structures (WBS). 7. Scheduling Projects. 8. Resourcing Projects. 9. Budgeting Projects. 10. Project Risk Planning. 11. Project Quality Planning and Project Kickoff. 12. Project Supply Chain Management. 13. Leading and Managing Project Teams. 14. Determining Project Progress and Results. 15. Finishing the Project.

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