Project management : achieving competitive advantage / Jeffrey K. Pinto.Material type: BookPublisher: Harlow, United Kingdom : Pearson Education Limited, Copyright date: ©2020Edition: Fifth edition. Global edition.Description: 586 pages : illustrations, charts ; 28 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781292269146Subject(s): Project management
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Chapter 1: Introduction: Why project management? -- Chapter 2: The organizational context: Strategy, structure, and culture -- Chapter 3: Project selection and portfolio managment -- Chapter 4: Leadership and the project manager -- Chapter 5: Scope management -- Chapter 6: Project team building, conflict, and negotiation -- Chapter 7: risk management -- Chapter 8: Cost estimation and budgeting -- Chapter 9: Project scheduling: Networks, duration estimation, and critical path -- Chapter 10: Project scheduling: Lagging, crashing, and activity networks -- Chapter 11: Advanced topics in planning and scheduling: Agile and critical chain -- Chapter 12: Resource management -- Chapter 13: Project evaluation and control -- Chapter 14: Project closeout and termination.
"In its 5th Edition, Project Management: Achieving Competitive Advantage takes a contemporary, decisive, and business-oriented approach to teaching and learning project management. To promote a comprehensive, multi-industry understanding of the text, the author addresses project management theory within the context of a variety of successful organizations, whether they be publicly held, private, or nonprofit. Comprehensive case analysis and detailed exercises, including brand-new, contemporary case studies for the 5th Edition, give students the tools to assess projects in real time, while also leveraging the latest project management technology, including MS Project 2016." -- Provided by publisher.