Project Management: Processes, Methodologies, and Economics eBook (3e) : 9780134478791

Project Management: Processes, Methodologies, and Economics eBook (3e)

 
Edition
 
3
ISBN
 
9780134478791
ISBN 10
 
0134478797
Published
 
14/09/2017
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
Format
 
 
Title type
eBook
$60.00
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Description

For courses in project, production, and operations management.

 

A concise and focused text on modern project management with a practical approach

Concise, focused, and practical, this Third Edition of Project Management: Processes, Methodologies, and Economics presents the tools and techniques that are most suited for modern project management. The authors show the relationship between project planning and implementation, from budgeting to scheduling and control. The text aims to identify the components of modern project management and show how they relate to the basic phases of a project, with a focus that prioritises integrated concepts over isolated methodologies. 

 

Intended for undergraduate and graduate students in engineering or business, this text is also a thorough reference for practitioners, managers, engineers, and technology experts. The Third Edition includes a new section on Lean project management, a new chapter on simulation, and more.

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Table of contents
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Process Approach to Project Management
  • 3. Engineering Economic Analysis
  • 4. Life-Cycle Costing
  • 5. Portfolio Management—Project Screening and Selection
  • 6. Multiple-Criteria Methods for Evaluation and Group Decision Making
  • 7. Scope and Organizational Structure of a Project
  • 8. Management of Product, Process, and Support Design
  • 9. Project Scheduling
  • 10. Resource Management
  • 11. Project Budget
  • 12. Project Control
  • 13. Research and Development Projects
  • 14. Computer Support for Project Management
  • 15. Project Termination
  • 16. New Frontiers in Teaching Project Management in MBA and Engineering Programs
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