Fundamentals of Project Management

Authors: Joseph Heagney
Year: 2016
Month: August
Publisher: AMACOM
ISBN: 9780814437377
Available in our e-library on M&A

Fundamentals of Project Management has helped generations of project managers navigate the ins and outs of every aspect of this complex discipline. But much has changed in recent years. Fully updated in accordance with the latest version of the Project Manag

ement Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®), the fifth edition of this classic text remains the perfect introduction to the subject, showing readers how to:

  • Clarify project goals and objectives
  • Develop a work breakdown structure
  • Create a project risk plan
  • Produce a realistic schedule
  • Manage change requests
  • Control and evaluate progress at every stage
  • Lead the project team

The book contains new information and expanded coverage on topics including estimating; stakeholder management; procurement management; creating a communication plan; project closure; requirements for PMP certification; and much more.
Chock full of tools, techniques, examples, and instructive exercises, this up-to-the-minute guide will help you plan and execute projects on time, on budget – and with maximum efficiency.

Table of Contents




Figure List

Preface to the Fifth Edition

Chapter 1 An Overview of Project Management

Chapter 2 The Role of the Project Manager

Chapter 3 Planning the Project

Chapter 4 Incorporating Stakeholder Management in the Project Planning Process

Chapter 5 Developing a Mission, Vision, Goals, and Objectives for the Project

Chapter 6 Creating the Project Risk and Communication Plans

Chapter 7 Using the Work Breakdown Structure to Plan a Project

Chapter 8 Scheduling Project Work

Chapter 9 Producing a Workable Schedule

Chapter 10 Project Control and Evaluation

Chapter 11 The Change Control Process

Chapter 12 Project Control Using Earned Value Analysis

Chapter 13 Managing the Project Team

Chapter 14 The Project Manager as Leader

Chapter 15 Closing the Project

Chapter 16 How to Make Project Management Work in Your Company


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