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Project Management Concepts, Methods, and Techniques

1st Edition

By Claude H. Maley

Auerbach Publications

482 pages

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In order to succeed in today's increasingly competitive environment, corporations, companies, governments, and nonprofit organizations must be conversant with modern project management techniques. This is especially true for individuals looking to remain professionally competitive.Illustrating the why, what, and how of project management, Project M

Table of Contents

roduction to Project Management. Project Initiation. Project Planning. Project Scheduling. Risk Management. Procurement Management. Project Implementation. Project Closeout. Project Leadership Skills.

About the Author

Claude Maley is Managing Director of Mit Consultants, a consultancy and education practice servicing international clients in management of change, and chairman of a business solutions company. He started his career as a systems engineer with IBM, after reading estate management and building construction at the London School of Building, and has held various management positions for international organizations and companies.

His functional management and consulting experience with major corporations such as ABB, Alcatel, Areva, BP, Cadbury-Schweppes, Cartier, Caterpillar, Cisco, Ericsson, GE, Hewlett-Packard, IMS International, Motorola, Organon, Overseas Containers Limited, Pechiney, Renault Automobile, and Siemens, to name but a few, has spanned more than forty years in engineering, production and manufacturing, distribution, transportation, and marketing services sectors. This has exposed him to a variety of situations, which have all forged a deep understanding of the issues governing the management of change by projects.

In a professional career spanning forty years, Claude has held responsibility for a significant number of projects. These have involved internal organizational projects, and external commercial projects, ranging in duration from one month to five years, and in budget from $50,000 to $500 million. Claude has also participated in many projects as team leader of subsystems, and he has served on numerous occasions as an external advisor to lead project managers.

Claude is a PMP and professional speaker, instructor, and lecturer in topics ranging from general organizational, program and project management to sales and marketing, leadership, and motivation. In the practice of his consulting and education profession he has worked with more than eighty different nationalities in more than sixty nations in all continents. Claude is fluent in English, French, Spanish, and Italian.


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Project Management
COMPUTERS / Information Technology
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)