Project Management and Project Network Techniques (7e) : 9780273693789

Project Management and Project Network Techniques (7e)

 
Edition
 
7
ISBN
 
9780273693789
ISBN 10
 
0273693786
Published
 
14/10/2005
Published by
 
Pearson United Kingdom
Pages
 
272
Format
 
Out of stock
 
Title type
Book
$104.99
 
 
 
Description

Taking a technical approach, this text looks at what defines a project and at the various techniques available to project managers.

Focusing on: the introduction of project management in established industrial concerns, risk assessment and quality in projects, the four phases of a project, and project management techniques such as Activity-on-Arrow and Activity-on-Node networks.

This book is suitable for project management students on a business or engineering course.

Table of contents

1. Introduction
2  Projects and company organisational structures
3. Project organisation
4. Planning the project        
5. Quality and reliability management in projects                
6. Projects and procurement      
7. Projects and risk management         
8. Examining the project          
9. Controlling time  
10. Controlling cash 
11. Drawing the activity-on-arrow network               
12. Drawing the activity-on-node network                         
13. Analysing the activity-on-arrow network    
14. Analysing the activity-on-node network     
15. Precedence networks ¿ multiple dependency AON 
16. The network and the bar chart                          
17.  Resource analysis I            
18.  Resource analysis II           
19.  Line of balance and elemental trend analysis              
20.  Some practical considerations   

                

 

New to this edition

  • Fully revised and updated.
  • In line with ISO and BSI standards.
  • More information on risk management.
  • Reflects movement towards ¿Earned Value¿ as against ¿Cost Control¿.

Features & benefits

  • Contains numerical and essay-style questions
  • Includes a comprehensive glossary of terms.
  • Diagrammatic explanations.
  • Activity-on-arrow and activity-on-node networks analysis.

Additional Support Material

Companion website with lecturer resources, including answers to questions in the text.