Effective project management / James P. Clements, Jack Gido.

by Clements, James P [author.]Looking glass; Gido, Jack, 1945- [author.]Looking glass.

Publisher: Mason, Ohio : South-Western/Cengage Learning, [2012]Edition: Fifth edition.Description: xxv, 502 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 26 cm + 1 DVD.ISBN: 1111824053; 9781111824051.Subject(s): Project managementLooking glassAlternative form: Electronic version: 9781111824051
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Clements/Gido's best-selling EFFECTIVE PROJECT MANAGEMENT, 5th Edition, International Edition presents everything you need to know to work successfully in today's exciting project management environment, from how to organize and manage effective project teams, to planning, scheduling and cost management.Revised chapters now closely align with the PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) framework to ensure you are mastering today's best management practices. Coverage of the latest business developments and challenges introduce issues, such as project constraints, the project charter, and how projects relate to an organization's strategic plan. You even gain experience working with the latest version of today's most popular project management software -- Microsoft® Project 2010 -- using the trial version that comes with each new book.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • 1 Project Management Concepts
  • Part I Initating a Project
  • 2 Identifying and Selecting Projects
  • 3 Developing Project Proposals
  • Part II Planning, Performing, and Controlling the Project
  • 4 Defining Scope, Quality, Responsibility, and Activity Sequence
  • 5 Developing the Schedule
  • 6 Resource Utilization
  • 7 Determining Costs, Budget and Earned Value
  • 8 Managing Risk
  • 9 Closing the Project
  • Part III People: The Key to Project Success
  • 10 The Project Manager
  • 11 The Project Team
  • 12 Project Communication and Documentation
  • 13 Project Management Organizational Structures
  • Appendix A Project Management Software
  • Appendix B Project Management Associations Around the Globe
  • Appendix C Project Management Websites
  • Appendix D Acronyms
  • References
  • Reinforce Your Learning Answers
  • Glossary
  • Index

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