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Project Management Recipes for Success

1st Edition

By Guy L. De Furia

Auerbach Publications

264 pages | 108 B/W Illus.

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Description

Grounded in practicality, this book explains the procedures for running a successful project and highlights the finer points of managing and controlling the project. Written specifically for those responsible for the hands-on managing of projects, the book is also useful to overall program managers and senior executives.

Project managers will gain the confidence that comes from following a good recipe for success. Program managers will gain a perspective on the myriad of activities their project managers must perform to achieve a well-disciplined project. Senior managers will gain a perspective of the approach necessary at the beginning of a project to reduce the number of ill-advised projects and the effort required to achieve successful projects.

Table of Contents

Preface

Project Management Overview

Project Initiation Phase

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Equations

Planning Phase

Project Scope

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Project Cost

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Equations

Project Time (Schedule)

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Article: “Adding Risk into Project Estimates – PERT Vs Monte Carlo.”

Article: “Measure Schedule Risk using Standard Deviation.”                             

Project Resource Plan

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Project Filing System

Risk Management Plan

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Article: “Adding Risk into Project Estimates- PERT

Vs Monte Carlo.” 

Article: “How to Estimate Risk Probabilities.” 

Project Baseline & Control

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Article: Part I “How to Set and Use Control Limits.” Article: Part II “How to Control Your Project.”

Project Scope Change Procedure

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Project Closeout Plan

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Execution Phase

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Closeout Phase

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About the Series

ESI International Project Management Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS101000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Project Management
COM032000
COMPUTERS / Information Technology
TEC020000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Manufacturing