Principles, Processes and Practice
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|Format:||Mixed media product, 2nd Revised edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||Illustrations|
|Published In: ||Australia, 08 October 2008|
This textbook is written to align with the Australian project management competency standards that underpin current project management theory and application. These essential concepts include: integration, scope, time, cost, quality, risk, human resources, communication and procurement.
Table of Contents
1. Deconstructing project management - an initial background briefing 2. Aligning project strategy, governance and maturity - adding value to the bottom line 3. Profiling project stakeholder expectations - identifying and mapping influence and impact 4. Scoping project deliverables - confirming and documenting the output 5. Mitigating project risk - from concept through to finalisation 6. Developing the project schedule - tasks, networks and Gantt charts 7. Building in project quality - aligning objectives, processes and improvements 8. Maximising procurement and contracts - imbedding value into the project 9. Optimising the project schedule - revisiting baselines, iterations and agreements 10. Working with project teams - sustaining commitment, motivation and urgency 11. Reporting project performance - communicating intent, corrective action and reinforcement 12. Finalising the project - handover, acceptance, achievement and lessons learned
About the Author
Stephen Hartley is the managing director of Creative Corporate Solutions Pty Ltd one of Australia's premium providers of tailored professional development and targeted consultancy services. Stephen is also a foundation and active fellow with the Australian Institute of Professional Facilitators and a current member of the Australian Institute of Project Management, the peak body representing project managers in Australia.
|Publisher: ||Pearson Education Australia|
|Dimensions: ||24.0 x 18.0 x 1.0 centimeters (0.82 kg)|