| About The Book Project Management
Written in a straightforward and student-friendly language, this comprehensive and well-organized book presents the fundamentals of project management using a step-by-step approach. It deals with all the phases of project management such as initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and control, and closure. The book carries examples illustrating the use of software packages which can be used effectively for better planning, scheduling, monitoring and controlling of projects. Throughout the book, attempt has been made to strike a balance between theoretical inputs and their applications to practical problems.
Primarily designed for the undergraduate and postgraduate students of management, the book will be equally useful to the engineering students. In addition, practising professionals will also find the book quite valuable.
KEY FEATURES :
Conforms to the syllabi of most universities.
Includes many pedagogical features such as Learning Objectives, Summary, lots of diagrams and tables.
Provides examples from the Indian industry which take the Indian working environment into account.
Covers eight case studies on real-world situations to help the students gain practical experience.
Includes a large number of solved and unsolved problems, besides chapter-end exercises, to guide the students from examination point of view.
Table of Contents:
Part I: PROJECT INITIATION
1. Project Management: An Introduction
2. Project Origination
3. Project Feasibility
Appendix: Social CostBenefit Analysis
Part II: PROJECT PLANNING
4. Project Definition
5. Estimating Time and Costs
Appendix: The Critical Chain Scheduling and Buffer Management
7. Resource Allocation
8. Risk Management
Part III: PROJECT EXECUTION, MONITORING AND CONTROL
9. Project Organization Structure and Culture
10. Project Staffing: HR Issues
11. Project Monitoring and Control
12. Contract Managing and Partnering
Part IV: PROJECT CLOSURE
13. Project Audit and Closure
14. Public Projects: Indian Context