Project Management Essentials
Analytics for Control
- Available for pre-order. Item will ship after March 2, 2021
This Focus book presents the basic principles and practice of project management and simple analytics for project control, using the systems framework of Design, Evaluation, Justification, and Integration (DEJI). The overriding theme of the book is that every pursuit can be organized as a project.
This short form book presents the evolution of products in the classical era of introducing new projects, needing project management. It discusses the development of project alliances, includes the role of project management in advancing organization goals, illustrates the early applications of project management, and includes humans in the loop. The book will also cover project systems and work design, while showing the integration of quantitative and qualitative analytics.
This book can serve as a reference for everyone, since everyone is engaged in project management, whether formal or informal
Table of Contents
1. Classical Project Management Principles. 2. Emergence of Organized and Formal Project Management. 3. Elements of Project Management Movement. 4. Planning Process. 5. Organizing Process. 6. Tracking Process. 7. Control Process. 8. Project Closure. 9. Project Implementation and Transition. 10. Project Output Integration. 11. References. 12. Bibliography for Further Reading.
Adedeji B. Badiru is a Professor of Systems Engineering at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT). He is a registered professional engineer and a fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers as well as a Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering. He has a BS degree in Industrial Engineering, MS in Mathematics, and MS in Industrial Engineering from Tennessee Technological University, and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Central Florida. He is the author of several books and technical journal articles.