1st Edition

Computerized Management of Multiple Small Projects
Planning, Task and Resource Scheduling, Estimating, Design Optimization, and Project Control

ISBN 9780824786458
Published March 17, 1992 by CRC Press
368 Pages

USD $49.95

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Book Description

"This well-organized reference presents complete and explicit instructions on exactly what to do to manage multiple small projects -- using limited resources -- in any industry. The hands-on methods -- derived from proven successes in every type of business -- specifically address the needs of the nonspecialist project manager, and are highly effective for professionals who coordinate multiple projects of any kind. "

Table of Contents

"Defining the Problem and Elements of the Solution The Big Problem of Small Projects Basic Concepts of Small Project Management Planning, Scheduling, and Estimating the Single Small Project Planning the Small Project Providing the Resources to Do the Work Cost Estimating for Small Projects Defining Contingency, Accuracy, and Risk of Cost Overruns Managing Multiple Small Projects Multiple Project Resource and Task Scheduling Assignment Modeling: A New Method for Multiple-Project Resource Management Organizing for Multiple Small Projects Executing the Small Project Optimizing the Design Management Reporting: The Key to Project Control Measuring Progress and Performance Forecasting and Control of Cost, Time, Resources, and Quality Computer Applications for Multiple Project Management Information Systems for Managing Multiple Small Projects Using a PC for Managing Multiple Small-Projects: Guidelines for Software Selection and Implementation "

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" . . .the material is equally applicable in manufacturing, process, construction, and other industries. . ..Westney has brought his lecture style to the text, resulting in an easy to read, flowing discussion of topics. Also, each chapter includes a summary at the end. . ..a real bonus."
---Cost Engineering, 1992