There is an ever-growing need for better project management within the disciplines of engineering, business, and technology and this new edition is a direct response to that need.
By emphasizing practical applications, this book targets the ultimate purpose of project management: to unify and integrate the interests, resources, and work efforts of many stakeholders to accomplish the overall project goal.
The book encompasses the essential background material required, from philosophy to methodology, before presenting concepts and techniques for practical application on topics including:
• Project initiation and proposals
• Scope and task definition
• Risk analysis