This comprehensive book gives a conceptual, analytical and evaluative study of the principles and practices of Project Management and Control systems in a student-friendly manner.
The book provides an overview of project management, and gives a detailed analysis of project life cycle and its different phases, identification of project opportunities, and sources of project ideas. It describes in detail various considerations and priorities in setting up projects at macro and micro levels, project appraisal, and various types of organisation structures. Besides, the book also explains the different ways and means of financing projects, the sources of finance nationally and internationally, the need for estimation of project cost, and different aspects of post-project review. Finally, the book dwells on computer aided project management to demonstrate how the computer can help the management in handling all project activities efficiently.
Primarily intended as a text for the postgraduate students of commerce and management, the book can also be authoritatively used by the researchers, project managers, consultants, and corporate policy and decision makers.
1. Project Identification and Formulation
2. Project Selection Considerations and Feasibility Studies
3. Project Appraisal
4. Project Organisation
5. Project Finance and Project Financing in India
6. Estimation of Project Costs
7. Contract Management
8. Project Planning and Scheduling
9. Project Cost Control
10. Post-project Review and Appraisal
11. International Projects
12. Computer Aided Project Management