Grounded in practicality, this book explains the procedures for running a successful project and highlights the finer points of managing and controlling the project. Written specifically for those responsible for the hands-on managing of projects, the book is also useful to overall program managers and senior executives.
Project managers will gain the confidence that comes from following a good recipe for success. Program managers will gain a perspective on the myriad of activities their project managers must perform to achieve a well-disciplined project. Senior managers will gain a perspective of the approach necessary at the beginning of a project to reduce the number of ill-advised projects and the effort required to achieve successful projects.
Preface Project Management Overview Project Initiation Phase Figures Equations Planning Phase Project Scope Figures Project Cost Figures Equations Project Time (Schedule) Figures Equations Article: "Adding Risk into Project Estimates - PERT Vs Monte Carlo." Article: "Measure Schedule Risk using Standard Deviation." Project Resource Plan Figures Project Filing System Risk Management Plan Figures Equations Article: "Adding Risk into Project Estimates- PERT Vs Monte Carlo." Article: "How to Estimate Risk Probabilities." Project Baseline & Control Figures Equations Article: Part I "How to Set and Use Control Limits." Article: Part II "How to Control Your Project." Project Scope Change Procedure Figures Project Closeout Plan Figures Execution Phase Figures Equations Closeout Phase Figures Please visit www.crcpress.com to view the complete Table of Contents