Project Management: The Managerial Process

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by Erik Larson (Author), Clifford Gray (Author)

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This textbook presents a holistic view that focuses on methodology as well as the human dimension and how they interact to determine the outcome of projects. Concurrent learnings are amplified by YouTube integration, current industry terminology and content updates thereby helping students understand the subject that it is today.

Salient Features:

Integration of Indian perspective: Discussions and cases with Indian industrial and cultural backdrops to facilitate the Indian professionals to imbibe the principles with ease
PMBOK(R) Guide, Fifth Edition: In-depth coverage of the most critical topics found in Project Management Institute’s (PMI) fifth and latest edition of PMBOK(R) Guide published in 2013
Strong Pedagogy: Includes “Snapshot from Practice” boxes, YouTube integration along with regular features such as Concept Checks, Text Overviews, Key Terms, Review Questions, Exercises, References and Chapter-end Cases.
Table of Content:

Chapter 1: Modern Project Management
Chapter 2: Organization Strategy and Project Selection
Chapter 3: Organization: Structure and Culture
Chapter 4: Defining the Project
Chapter 5: Estimating Project Times and Costs
Chapter 6: Developing a Project Plan
Chapter 7: Managing Risk
Chapter 8: Scheduling Resources and Costs
Chapter 9: Reducing Project Duration
Chapter 10: Leadership: Being an Effective Project Manager
Chapter 11: Managing Project Teams
Chapter 12: Outsourcing: Managing Interorganizational Relations
Chapter 13: Progress and Performance Measurement and Evaluation
Chapter 14: Project Closure
Chapter 15: International Projects
Chapter 16: Oversight
Chapter 17: An Introduction to Agile Project Management (Online)
Chapter 18: Project Management Career Paths (Online)
Appendix One Solutions to Selected Exercises (Online)

Appendix Two Computer Project Exercises (Online)

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