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An introduction to project management : with a brief guide to microsoft project 2016 / Kathy Schwalbe.

By: Schwalbe, Kathy [author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticlePublisher: Minneapolis, MN : Schwalbe Publishing, [2017]Copyright date: ©2017Edition: Sixth Edition.Description: viii, 491 pages, 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: voumeISBN: 9781544701899 (paperback).Subject(s): Project management | Information technology -- ManagementDDC classification: 658.404
Contents:
An introduction to project, program, and portfolio management -- Project, program, and portfolio selection -- Initiating projects -- Planning projects, Part 1 (project integration and scope management) -- Planning projects, Part 2 (project time and cost management) -- Planning projects, Part 3 (project quality, resource, communication, stakeholder, risk, and procurement management) -- Executing projects -- Mentoring and controlling projects -- Closing projects -- Best practices in project management.
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The sixth edition of An Introduction to Project Management has been completely updated to follow the Project Management Institute's PMBOK(r) Guide - Sixth Edition (2017). It includes several new figures, a new section on the PMI talent triangle and the importance of leadership skills, and a new section on an agile approach to project planning. New research, statistics, and real-world examples are included throughout the book. It also incorporates updated information and screenshots from several software tools. Continuing features include a chapter for each process group and a comprehensive case study to illustrate applying tools and techniques throughout the project life cycle. Each chapter includes several real-world examples and references, including opening cases and case wrap-ups, examples of what went right, what went wrong, media snapshots, best practices, and video highlights in each chapter. End of chapter materials include chapter summaries, quick quizzes, discussion questions, and exercises with case studies provided in Appendix C. The free student website includes over fifty template files, online quizzes, data files for Microsoft Project, and much more. A comprehensive, secure instructor site is available with lecture slides, solution files, test banks, etc.

Includes index.

An introduction to project, program, and portfolio management -- Project, program, and portfolio selection -- Initiating projects -- Planning projects, Part 1 (project integration and scope management) -- Planning projects, Part 2 (project time and cost management) -- Planning projects, Part 3 (project quality, resource, communication, stakeholder, risk, and procurement management) -- Executing projects -- Mentoring and controlling projects -- Closing projects -- Best practices in project management.

CIT Module MGMT 7023 - Core reading.

CIT Module MGMT 8068 - Core reading.

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