1st Edition

Project Management Drill Book A Self-Study Guide

By Carl L. Pritchard Copyright 2003
    210 Pages
    by ESI International

    A self study guide that includes clear instructions or drill book on Project Management.  It includes sections on 'The Math' of Project Management, Networking and looking at task times; looking at rules during project preparation and also includes a section on communciation and human relations.  A useful list of project management acronyms is also included.          

    About the Author
    About ESI International
    Part I: The Math
    Chapter 1: Earned Value
    Chapter 2: Expected Value
    Chapter 3: Decision Trees
    Chapter 4: Project Estimating
    Chapter 5: Other Project Management Math
    Part II: Network and Network Diagramming
    Chapter 6: Setting Task Time
    Chapter 7: Precedence Diagramming
    Chapter 8: Activity-on-Arrow Diagramming
    Chapter 9: Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT)
    Part III: The Rules
    Chapter 10: Initiation and Project Preparation
    Chapter 11: Work Breakdown Structure
    Chapter 12: Project Implementation
    Chapter 13: Project Closeout
    Part IV: The Soft Side
    Chapter 14: Communications
    Chapter 15: Human Relations
    List of Acronyms


    Carl L. Pritchard is the Principal of Pritchard Management Associates and is a widely recognized risk management and project management authority and lecturer. Mr. Pritchard’s publications include courses in project management as well as Risk Management: Concepts and Guidance, How to Build a Work Breakdown Structure, and Precedence Diagramming: Successful Scheduling in the Team Environment. He coauthored Managing Projects in Organizations—The CD-ROM with J. Davidson Frame. With J. LeRoy Ward, he has coauthored The Portable PMP® Prep: Conversations on Passing the PMP® Exam set of nine CDs. He has contributed chapters for numerous major project management texts, including Dr. David Cleland’s Field Guide to Project Management (second edition) and Joan Knutson’s Project Management for the Business Professional. He is the U.S. correspondent for Project Manager Today, a project management journal published in the United Kingdom.