Contemporary Project Management, 2nd Edition
- includes Microsoft® Project CD-ROM and Printed Access Card
- Timothy Kloppenborg
- ISBN-10: 0538477016
- ISBN-13: 9780538477017
- 480 Pages | Hardcover
- Previous Editions: 2009
- COPYRIGHT: 2012 Published
Teach student to master the most proven methods in project management as well as exciting new techniques emerging from current industry and today's most recent research with Kloppenborg's CONTEMPORARY PROJECT MANAGEMENT, 2E. This edition introduces manual techniques perfected during the past 50 years and progressive automated techniques, all consistent with the latest PMBOK® Guide and integrated with Microsoft® Project 2010. The book's focused approach is ideal for project management courses in both upper-level undergraduate and MBA-level programs. Students first practice manual techniques to ensure that they fully grasp the principles behind the methods before learning to use Microsoft® Project 2010, which is fully integrated into nine chapters of this edition, to complete tasks. Throughout the text, students have opportunities to build strong portfolios to showcase their skills in future interviews as they create specific deliverables for real-world projects, working by themselves or as part of a group. To ensure that students understand the established standards in project management today and to prepare them to become Certified Project Management Professionals (PMP®) if they choose, all content in this edition is consistent with the knowledge areas and processes of the latest fourth edition of the PMBOK® Guide. A list at the beginning of each chapter highlights the PMBOK® topics covered for quick reference. All glossary definitions are also consistent with the PMBOK® Guide.
PART I: ORGANIZING AND INITIATING PROJECTS.
1. Introduction to Project Management.
2. Project Selection and Prioritization.
3. Organizational Capability: Structure, Culture, and Roles.
4. Chartering Projects.
PART II: PLANNING PROJECTS.
5. Stakeholder Analysis and Communication Planning.
6. Defining Scope and Creating Work Breakdown Structures (WBS).
7. Scheduling Projects.
8. Resourcing Projects.
9. Budgeting Projects.
10. Project Risk Planning.
11. Project Quality Planning and Project Kickoff.
PART III: PERFORMING PROJECTS.
12. Project Supply Chain Management.
13. Performing Projects.
14. Monitoring and Controlling Projects.
15. Finishing Projects.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
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