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Book : Mastering Project Management: Applying Advanced Concepts of Systems Thinking, Control and Evaluation (2000)

Mastering Project Management: Applying Advanced Concepts of Systems Thinking, Control and Evaluation

Publisher:John Wiley & Sons

Author(s):Kerzner, H.

Published: 2000 • ISBN: 0471393428 • 1232 pages • Delivery Format: Hard Copy - Hardback

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Summary

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"This classic guide enables you to learn from the successes and failures of leading companies, explore new cost control and risk management techniques . . . and obtain the information needed to study for the PMI Certification exam."

Dr. Don Shanfelt, PMP "This book is more like an encyclopedia of project management than simply a textbook . . . Once you've been through this text, it will become a well-used reference on your bookshelf. Somewhere inside, Dr. Kerzner has addressed at least a portion of whatever you're looking for." E-Commerce PM for WorldCom, and adjunct IT professor in Colorado Springs Project management at its best a banner edition of the landmark reference This latest edition of the bestselling "bible" of project management brings outstanding coverage of the basic principles and concepts of project management right up to date with the latest developments in the field. Written by one of the best-known and respected authorities on the subject, it is essential reading for today s and tomorrow’s professionals involved in project management. It covers every key aspect of the subject, from the intricate framework of organizational behavior and structure that can determine project success to the planning, scheduling, and controlling processes vital to effective project management. New features include:

  • Up-to-date coverage of global project management, the project management maturity model, "six sigma", and conflict resolution modes
  • Dozens of real-world case studies and hundreds of sample problems across a wide range of industries

Content / Structure

1 Overview

2 Project Management Growth: Concepts and Definitions

3 Organizational Structures

4 Organizing and Staffing the Project Office and Team

5 Management Functions

6 Time Management

7 Conflicts

8 Special Topics

9 The Variables for Success

10 Working with Executives

11 Planning

12 Network Scheduling Techniques

13 Project Graphics

14 Pricing and Estimating

15 Cost Control

16 Trade-off Analysis in a Project Environment

17 Risk Management

18 Learning Curves

19 Managing Cultural Differences

20 Strategic Planning for Excellence in Project Management

21 Modern Developments in Project Management

22 The Impact of Concurrent Engineering on Project Management

23 Quality Management

24 Contracts and Procurement

Appendices

Indexes

Copyright 2001 by John Wiley & Sons.

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