Introduction to Project Management Second Edition

Author: Kathy Schwalbe
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781423902201
Release Date: 2008-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Best-selling author Kathy Schwalbe's Introduction to Project Management, Second Edition offers a general yet concise introduction to project management. This book provides up-to- date information on how good project, program, and portfolio management can

The Economist Guide to Project Management 2nd Edition

Author: Paul Roberts
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 9781847659118
Release Date: 2013-01-24
Genre: Business & Economics

From the Hubble space telescope that was launched with a malfunctioning device that resulted in all the pictures it took being blurred, to the extremely late completion of England's new national soccer stadium at Wembley, history is full of example of projects that damaged organisations because they were late, over budget, failed to deliver what they were meant to, or were complete disasters.This guide explains the principles and techniques of project management and how they are interconnected with the day-to-day management of a business. It is an invaluable handbook for helping firms deliver successful project outcomes and achieve lasting benefit through effective change.

Modern Construction Project Management Second Edition

Author: S.L. Tang
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
ISBN: 9622095674
Release Date: 2003-03-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Paul Van Dyke works in many languages and archives to uncover the history of Peark River trade. This two-volume work is likely to be the most definitive reference work on the major trading families of Guangzhou.

Introduction to Project Management

Author: Kathy Schwalbe
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781418835590
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Computers

This book presents a chronological approach to managing small, medium, and large projects, and is suitable for all majors, including business, engineering, healthcare, and more.

Practitioners Guide to Requirements Management 2nd Edition

Author: Elizabeth Larson
Publisher: Watermark Learning
ISBN: 9781467581776
Release Date: 2013-09-09
Genre: Business & Economics

The new, Second Edition of the Practitioner's Guide to Requirements Management by Elizabeth Larson and Richard Larson is now available in both paperback and Kindle editions! Planning of requirements activities is essential for success, regardless of the project life cycle followed. The new, second edition of this realistic guide offers a step-by-step approach, and explains how to manage requirements without creating a mountain of paperwork. It has been expanded with more coverage of Agile life cycles and contains a 40-page realistic case study to help apply the concepts.

Project Management Second Edition

Author: Gary R. Heerkens
ISBN: OCLC:1084352994
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Electronic books

Reflecting new principles and strategies in team building; planning; estimating costs; managing project interfaces; and more; this book provides a step-by-step introduction to the tools and techniques necessary to successfully spearhead your next project. --

Project Management Fundamentals

Author: Gregory T. Haugan
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 9781523097302
Release Date: 2010-10
Genre: Business & Economics

Build on the Right Fundamentals for Project Management Success! To achieve success in any endeavor, you need to understand the fundamental aspects of that endeavor. To achieve success in project management, you should start with Project Management Fundamentals: Key Concepts and Methodology, Second Edition. This completely revised edition offers new project managers a solid foundation in the basics of the discipline. Using a step-by-step approach and conventional project management (PM) terminology, Project Management Fundamentals is a commonsense guide that focuses on how essential PM methods, tools, and techniques can be put into practice immediately. New material in this second edition includes: • A thorough discussion of agile project management and its use in real-life situations • Detailed explanations of the unique factors involved in managing service projects • An enhanced appendix on management maturity models • A new appendix on project communications and social networking • Expanded coverage of the triple constraints in PM, going beyond scope, schedule, and cost to include quality, resources, and risks As a refresher for the experienced project manager or as a comprehensive introductory guide for the new practitioner, Project Management Fundamentals: Key Concepts and Methodology, Second Edition, is the go-to resource that delivers.

Project Management

Author: Hira N. Ahuja
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471591688
Release Date: 1994-05-19
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Using a systems perspective, this updated version concentrates on the planning, scheduling and control factors of a project needed to bring it in on time and on or under cost. This edition contains expanded coverage of computer simulation and applications, information management and expert systems in project management. Includes a new chapter on Total Quality Management.

What Every Engineer Should Know About Project Management Second Edition

Author: Arnold M. Ruskin
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0824789539
Release Date: 1994-12-14
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Covering the roles and responsibilities of the project manager, this second edition describes requirement specifications, work breakdown structures, project control and risk management, and offers new information on motivation, matrix arrangements, and project records. Discussing the anatomy of a project planning and control and techniques, the authors describe the project manager's entire range of responsibilities from initial planning to directing personnel, controlling work, and reporting results. The appendices cover work breakdown structure paradigms, cost versus time profiles, and checklists to assess work done.

Fundamentals of Project Management

Author: Rory Burke
Publisher: Burke Pub
ISBN: 0958273367
Release Date: 2009-12-08
Genre: Business & Economics

Introduction to Project Management 2ed explains how to use the latest project management planning and control tools and techniques used by the planning software, the PMBOK 4ed and the APM BoK 5ed.

Leading Project Teams

Author: Anthony T. Cobb
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781412991704
Release Date: 2011-04-06
Genre: Business & Economics

The Second Edition of Leading Project Teams offers an accessible introduction to the important basics of project management while providing key issues and pointers on team leadership. Easy to read, this engaging book assumes little to no knowledge of project management. Leading Project Teams quickly leads the reader through the fundamentals including how to start a project, how to assign tasks, how to write clear project reports, and much, much more! New to the Second Edition: - New chapter on Risk Assessment - New coverage of running effective team meetings - Offers real world scenarios: Each chapter opens with a real-world project problem faced by a project leader. Selected from a wide range of industries--from academia to business to health care--each situation portrays how project work applies to real project problems in a variety of settings. - Identifies key expectations of project leaders: Concrete advice is given on leading project teams across a number of important leadership issues and on how project leaders should develop and guide project team members. - Provides quick-learning project tools: Many accessible tools are provided to help readers understand the basics of project management such as the work breakdown structure and project scheduling. Extensive coverage on team literature is offered to help students learn the basics of team construction and team dynamics.

Total Construction Project Management Second Edition

Author: George Ritz
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071801386
Release Date: 2013-02-22
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The most comprehensive, up-to-date construction project management system Fully revised for the latest technologies and standards, Total Construction Project Management, Second Edition provides a proven framework for completing construction jobs as specified, on schedule, and within budget. You’ll learn how to plan, organize, and control each stage of a project—from initiation to close-out. This updated edition integrates important new trends, such as technological interoperability, seamless electronic information exchange, Building Information Modeling (BIM), and sustainable building practices. Real-world case studies and customizable sample construction documents are included in this practical guide. Inside, you’ll find field-tested methods for: Preparing project bids and proposals Negotiating contracts Project planning and initiation Scheduling construction Estimating, budgeting and cost control Project organization and control Construction project execution Integrating the latest technologies, including BIM and electronic information exchange Green building and sustainable construction Construction safety and health Project communications Managing human factors

The Essentials of Project Management

Author: Dennis Lock
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1138635863
Release Date: 2017-10-07

This title was first published in 2001. Synopsis: The Essentials of Project Management is a primer assembled from Dennis Lock's comprehensive book, Project Management. It provides a concise, straightforward account of the principles and techniques of project management designed to meet the needs of the non-specialist. This second edition reflects the changes made for the seventh edition of Project Management. The ideal introduction for anyone responsible for managing projects, as well as students.

The Handbook of Project Management

Author: Trevor Leonard Young
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749439653
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Business & Economics

Praise and Reviews `A practical, comprehensive guide to be used frequently` EURONET Project management skills are hugely desirable for managers at all levels of an organization. Most people today can benefit from the application of these skills to some areas of their daily operations. From large undertakings, such as the Channel Tunnel or North Sea oil rigs, to the unique but smaller projects that take place in every type of organization, special skills are required if project management is to produce the right results. This fully updated second edition of The Handbook of Project Management is written specifically to help project managers improve their performance using tried and tested techniques. It will be particularly useful if you are: looking to develop project management skills; starting a new project; wishing to acquire new skills; or training others in project management skills. The Handbook of Project Management second edition now includes extra material on: programme management; the relationship between programmes and projects; new ideas and opportunities for programmes and projects; a free CD ROM containing a collection of tools and presentation materials that support the methodology used in the book. Packed with concepts and processes, tools and presentation materials, this comprehensive handbook will assist anyone who is responsible for converting strategy into reality.