ISBN 9780071077385,Project Planning Scheduling and Control : The Ultimate Hands-on Guide to Bringing Projects in on Time and on Budget

Project Planning Scheduling and Control : The Ultimate Hands-on Guide to Bringing Projects in on Time and on Budget



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9780071077385

ISBN-10 0071077383

Hard Back

Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 592 Pages
Language (English)


All you need to execute a project perfectly A new edition of the classic project management book is here, revised and updated with even more guidelines and real-world examples. This expanded fifth edition provides an applications-oriented understanding of the issues you must confront and important tips for passing the Project Management Professional exam. The standard guidebook in the Project Management field for over 20 years Project Planning Scheduling and Control now offers more strategies for dealing effectively with team members, clients, senior managers and other key stakeholders and is the perfect prescription for project success. New to This Edition: Chapters on Full-spectrum Project Management and how to manage a virtual project team Managing and facilitating project meetings Techniques for dealing with contractors Guidelines for setting up a project officABLE OF CONTENTS SECTION ONE: INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT Chapter 1: An Introduction to Project Management Chapter 2: The Project Management Institute and the PMBOK GUIDE Chapter 3: The Role of the Project Manager Chapter 4: How to Achieve High- Performance Project Management? Chapter 5: Whole- Brain Project Management SECTION TWO: PROJECT DEFINITION Chapter 6: Headless- Chicken Projects and How to Prevent Them SECTION THREE: PROJECT PLANNING Chapter 7: Developing Project Strategy Chapter 8: Implementation Planning Chapter 9: Project Scheduling Chapter 10: Managing Project Communications Chapter 11: Managing Risks SECTION FOUR: EXECUTION AND CONTROL Chapter 12: Project Control Chapter 13: Conducting Project Reviews SECTION FIVE: OTHER ISSUES IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT Chapter 14: Improving Project Processes Chapter 15: Managing and Facilitating Meetings Chapter 16: Closing Out the Project Chapter 17: Managing Multiple Projects Chapter 18: Improving Your Effectiveness Chapter 19: Working with Senior Managers Chapter 20: Dealing More Effectively with People Chapter 21: Trends in Project Management Appendix: Schedule Computations