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Industrial Project Management

Concepts, Tools, and Techniques, 1st Edition

By Adedeji Badiru, Abidemi Badiru, Adetokunboh Badiru

CRC Press

320 pages | 139 B/W Illus.

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Description

Book of the Month Award---Industrial Engineering Magazine

Whatever your business, getting the work done on time can make or break your organization. The faster the world moves, the more this becomes important. The expanding utility and relevance of project management has lead to its emergence as a separate body of knowledge embraced by various disciplines ranging from engineering and business to social services.

Detailing the value of project management when applied to industrial enterprises, Industrial Project Management: Concepts, Tools, and Techniques presents an integrated approach to the subject, focusing specifically on industrial applications. The book covers the concepts, tools, and techniques, both the emerging and the tried-and-true, of project management. The elements of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) provide a unifying platform for the topics discussed. The authors also include a project-oriented chapter on Lean Six Sigma as well as appendices on project terms, definitions, and acronyms.

In today’s highly competitive global market, the race to get ahead is even more intense. An excellent platform for integrating management techniques and business processes, when done correctly project management can help you synthesize management methods such as statistics, operations research, Six Sigma, computer simulation, and so on. A practical guide, Industrial Project Management delineates the tools and techniques necessary for using project management in an industrial setting to mitigate the adverse effects of time, cost, and performance constraints typical for any project.

Table of Contents

Characteristics of Industrial Projects

Principles of Project Management

Time and Schedule Management

Project Duration Diagnostics

Schedule Compression Techniques

Resource Analysis and Management

Techniques for Project Forecasting

Six Sigma and Lean Project Management

Project Risk Analysis

Project Economic Analysis

Industrial Project Management Case Studies

Appendix A: Project Terms and Definitions

Appendix B: Project Acronyms

Index

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS101000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Project Management
TEC009000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)