Project Management

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Adrienne Watt

Pub Date: 2014

ISBN 13:

Publisher: BCcampus

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Reviewed by Sang-Phil Kim, Assistant Professor, Winona State University, on 6/21/2017.

Project management has soft skills and hard skills. Though the text covers all area and ideas of the subject it seems too concise, especially on … read more

 

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Reviewed by Ziko (Ziad) Rizk, Computer Systems Faculty, LinnBenton Community College (LBCC), on 6/21/2017.

The book covers the project management topic very well. The author begins the book with why businesses should leverage project management, then moves … read more

 

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Reviewed by Dave Amato, Adjunct Instructor, Portland Community College, on 6/21/2017.

I think the book does a pretty good job of this although I think the representative graphics were difficult to view as part of the book content. They … read more

 

Table of Contents

Introduction
Preface
About the Book

  • 1. Project Management: Past and Present
  • 2. Project Management Overview
  • 3. The Project Life Cycle (Phases)
  • 4. Framework for Project Management
  • 5. Stakeholder Management
  • 6. Culture and Project Management
  • 7. Project Initiation
  • 8. Overview of Project Planning
  • 9. Scope Planning
  • 10. Project Schedule Planning
  • 11. Resource Planning
  • 12. Budget Planning
  • 13. Procurement Management
  • 14. Quality Planning
  • 15. Communication Planning
  • 16. Risk Management Planning
  • 17. Project Implementation Overview
  • 18. Project Completion
  • 19. Celebrate!

Appendix 1: Project Management PowerPoints
Appendix 2: Chapter Questions
Appendix 3: Chapter Audio Files
About the Author
Versioning History

About the Book

This book covers the basics of project management. This includes the process of initiation, planning, execution, control and close out that all projects share.

About the Contributors

Author(s)

Adrienne Watt holds a Computer Systems Diploma (BCIT), a Bachelors in Technology (BCIT) and a Master’s in Business Administration (City University).

Since 1989, Adrienne has worked as an educator and gained extensive experience developing and delivering business and technology curriculum to post-secondary students. During that time she ran a successful software development business. In the business she worked as an IT Professional in a variety of senior positions including Project Manager, Database Designer, Administrator and Business Analyst. Recently she has been exploring a wide range of technology related tools and processes to improve delivery methods and enhance learning for her students.