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Title:
Project management : practical tools for success
Author:
Haynes, Marion E.
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Edition:
Third edition.
Publication Information:
Menlo Park, Calif. : Crisp Learning, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
viii, 96 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781560526650
Format :
Book

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This book outlines the critical project-management tools which include learning the four phases of a project's life cycle, planning for quality, time, and cost to make the best use of your resources, controlling your work-in-progress with interim reviews, and bringing your project to a successful conclusion.


Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction
What Is Project Management?
The Project Life Cycle Project Parameters
A Word About Communicating
Part 2 Defining the Project
The Origin of Projects
Getting Under Way: Action Items
Testing Your Preliminary Strategy
Progress Review: Parts 1 and 2
Part 3 Planning the Project
Planning the Three Project Parameters
Planning the Quality Dimension
Planning the Time Dimension
Planning the Cost Dimension
Assigning Responsibility
Progress Review: Part 3
Part 4 Implementing the Plan
What Happens in the Implementation Stage?
Controlling Work in Progress
Providing Feedback
Negotiating for Materials, Supplies, and Services
Resolving Differences
Progress Review: Chapter 4
Part 5 Completing the Project
Bringing the Project to a Successful Conclusion
Project Evaluation Form
Progress Review: Part 5
Part 6 Summary
A Model for Successful Project
Management Project
Management Software
Common Terms and Abbreviations in Project Management
Additional Reading