Managing for a Change: How to Run Community Development Projects / Edition 1

Managing for a Change: How to Run Community Development Projects / Edition 1

by Anthony Davies
     
 

ISBN-10: 1853393991

ISBN-13: 9781853393990

Pub. Date: 05/28/1997

Publisher: Practical Action Publishing

Project management is a skill we have to learn; good intentions and enthusiasm are not enough! This book provides an insight into development project planning and management by guiding the reader, chapter by chapter, through the stages from concept to completion. Topics covered include problem identification, mobilizing a group, solution identification and planning,

Overview

Project management is a skill we have to learn; good intentions and enthusiasm are not enough! This book provides an insight into development project planning and management by guiding the reader, chapter by chapter, through the stages from concept to completion. Topics covered include problem identification, mobilizing a group, solution identification and planning, resource identification and cost estimating, project funding, basic book-keeping and records, project supervision, project execution and post-project management. There is advice on all aspects of the process including problem analysis, meetings, letter-writing, decision-making,
leadership, employment of contractors and quality control. The last chapter includes sections on profit and non-profit making enterprises and each chapter ends with exercises to help test the new knowledge and reinforce the lessons in good practice.The language used is clear and simple, and there are illustrations and diagrams throughout. Project management is a skill we have to learn and this book provides an insight into development project planning and management by guiding the reader through the stages from concept to completion. Topics covered include problem identification, mobilizing a group, solution identification and planning, resource identification and cost estimating, project funding, basic book-keeping and records, project supervision, project execution and post-project management. Each chapter has test exercises to reinforce the lessons. The language used is clear and simple, and there are illustrations and diagrams throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853393990
Publisher:
Practical Action Publishing
Publication date:
05/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.50(d)

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