Higher Education

Successful Project Management

Author(s): Jack Gido | Jim Clements | Rose Baker

ISBN: 9789353509163

7th Edition

Copyright: 2023

India Release: 2023

₹695

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 552

Trim Size : 254 x 203 mm

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SUCCESSFUL PROJECT MANAGEMENT, 7E equips readers with the necessary skills for effective project management in today's business environment. Covering topics such as team organization, planning, scheduling, cost management, and stakeholder concerns, the book aligns with PMBOK and offers real-world vignettes and interactive exercises. It emphasizes the importance of communication and strategic alignment in project management.

  • Well-organized chapters aligned with the PMBOK approach
  • Engaging cases demonstrate project management skills in practice
  • Downloadable trial version of Microsoft® Project 2016 for hands-on experience
  • Straightforward and accessible approach reflecting state-of-the-art concepts
  • Comprehensive content covering all aspects of successful project management
  • Learning outcomes and critical success factor boxes highlight key points
  • End-of-chapter materials for practical application and reinforcement
  • "Reinforce Your Learning" questions test comprehension of concepts
  • Complete teaching package with time-saving resources for instructors

 

 

1. Project Management Concepts.

Part I: INITIATING A PROJECT.

2. Identifying and Selecting Projects.

3. Developing Project Proposals.

Part II: PLANNING, PERFORMING, AND CONTROLLING THE PROJECT.

4. Defining Scope, Quality, Responsibility, and Activity       Sequence.

5. Developing the Schedule.

6. Resource Utilization.

7. Determining Costs, Budget and Earned Value.

8. Managing Risk.

9. Closing the Project.

Part III: PEOPLE: THE KEY TO PROJECT SUCCESS.

10. The Project Manager.

11. The Project Team.

12. Project Communication and Documentation.

13. Project Management Organizational Structures.

Appendix A: Project Management Information Systems.

Appendix B: Project Management Websites.

Appendix C: Project Management Associations around the Globe.

Appendix D: Acronyms.

Reinforce Your Learning Answers.

Jack Gido brings 20 years of industrial management experience, an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Penn State University. He is a member of the Project Management Institute and has served as the President of the Upstate New York Chapter.

Jim Clements, the 15th President of Clemson University, holds a PhD in Operations Analysis from UMBC, an M.S. in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University, and a B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science from UMBC.

Rose Baker, an Assistant Professor at the University of North Texas, holds a Ph.D. in Instructional Systems and an M.Ed. in Adult Education Theory and Practice from Penn State University.