Higher Education

MindTap for Successful Project Management

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

ISBN: 9781337363853

7th Edition

Copyright: 2018

India Release: 2020


Binding: eBook

Imprint: South Western


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Teach students how to work successfully in today's project management environment with Gido/Clements/Baker's SUCCESSFUL PROJECT MANAGEMENT, 7E. This best-selling text details how to organize and manage project teams -- from planning and scheduling to cost management. Revised chapters align with PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) to ensure best practices. New MindTap digital resources enhance each chapter with videos, quizzes, and case animations. Students also work with today's popular Microsoft® Project 2016. Find everything your students need to manage projects effectively in business today.

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  • WELL-ORGANIZED, FOCUSED CHAPTERS ALGIN WITH THE PMBOK APPROACH. To ensure that the concepts your students are learning reflect today's best practices within project management, the chapters are carefully structured to correspond seamlessly with the PMBOK
  • DOWNLOADABLE TRIAL VERSION OF MICROSOFT® PROJECT 2016 PROVIDES PRACTICE WITH TODAY'S LEADING PROJECT MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE. Prepare students to work with the most up-to-date project management software available.
  • NEW MINDTAP DIGITAL LEARNING SOLUTION HELPS YOU TRANSFORM LEARNERS INTO CRITICAL THINKERS. Through dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, MINDTAP helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. You’ll find an accessible digital version of the core text, engagement videos, discussion questions, end of chapter quizzes, and case animations – all designed to take learning to the next level.


CHAPTER 1 Project Management Concepts      

PART 1  Initiating a Project             

CHAPTER 2 Identifying and Selecting Projects

CHAPTER 3 Developing Project Proposals

PART 2  Planning, Performing, and Controlling the Project        

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

CHAPTER 5 Developing the Schedule

CHAPTER 6 Resource Utilization

CHAPTER 7 Determining Costs, Budget, and Earned Value

CHAPTER 8 Managing Risk

CHAPTER 9 Closing the Project

PART 3  People: The Key to Project Success   

CHAPTER 10 The Project Manager

CHAPTER 11 The Project Team

CHAPTER 12 Project Communication and Documentation

CHAPTER 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

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Jack Gido, Pennsylvania State University

Jim Clements, Clemson University

Rose Baker, University of North Texas