Project Management for Engineering, Business and Technology – J. Nicholas – 3rd Edition

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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
• Scheduling
• Budgeting
• Risk analysis

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: What Is Project Management?
Chapter 2: Systems Approach and Systems Engineering
Chapter 3: Systems Development Cycle and Project Conception
Chapter 4: Project and System Definition
Chapter 5: Planning Fundamentals
Chapter 6: Project Time Planning and Networks
Chapter 7: Advanced Project Network Analyses and Scheduling
Chapter 8: Cost Estimating and Budgeting
Chapter 9: Project Quality Management
Chapter 10: Managing Risks in Projects
Chapter 11: Project Execution and Control
Chapter 12: Project Evaluation, Communication, Implementation, and Closeout
Chapter 13: Project Organization Structure and Integration
Chapter 14: Project Roles, Responsibility, and Authority
Chapter 15: Managing Participation, Teamwork, and Conflict
Chapter 16: The Management of Project Management
Chapter 17: Project Selection and Portfolio Management
Chapter 18: International Project Management

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