Project Management covers all the basic principles applied to a range of industrial and technological projects, and examines in detail some of the specific issues. It is designed to equip the reader with the necessary knowledge and techniques to successfully manage projects, at every stage of the process, from initiation to post project review. This book is an essential guide to the life cycles of projects and the role of the project manager.
Mike Field is a lecturer at the Open University. His main interest for the last 10 years has been the teaching of Project Management through supported open learning. Over 6000 students have bebefited from courses for which he has been responsible. Laurie Keller is a senior lecturer in the Computing Department of the Open University.
1. Project Initiation. 2. Risk, Estimates and Contracts. 3. Planning. 4. Building and Leading the Team. 5. Managing and Controlling Progress and Cost. 6. Managing Quality and Change. 7. Closing the Project. Appendices. Answers. Glossary. References and Further Reading. Index. Acknowledgements.