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Project Management
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Project Management
A Risk Management Approach



September 2020 | 584 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

As the number, size, and complexity of projects continue to increase, there is a huge demand for effective project managers.  Project Management: A Risk Management Approach prepares students to successfully navigate the many challenges , factors, and situations project managers face. Authors Ted Klastorin and Gary Mitchell emphasize the importance of mitigating risk at every stage, helping students understand how they can avoid common pitfalls that lead to project failure or incurred costs. Short cases, real-world examples, solved problems, and practice problems bring PM concepts and methodologies to life. 

Key Features:
  • Chapter on decentralized projects explores the unique challenges that arise when various stakeholders pursue their independent goals 
  • Supplement on Agile Project Management provides an in-depth exploration of the advantages and disadvantages of agile PM 
  • Microsoft Project activities give students hands-on practice opportunities 
  • Correlation guide to the PMP Exam illustrates how the text helps readers prepare for their PMP Exam 

 
Chapter 1: An Introduction to Project Management (PM)
 
Chapter 2: Project Initiation and Selection
 
Chapter 3: Project Planning
 
Supplement: Agile Project Management
 
Chapter 4: Defining Project Content
 
Supplement: Review of Probability and Distribution Functions
 
Chapter 5: Scheduling a Deterministic Project
 
Chapter 6: Project Trade-offs and Risk Mitigation
 
Chapter 7: Scheduling Stochastic Projects
 
Supplement: Monte Carlo Simulation
 
Chapter 8: Managing Project Resources
 
Chapter 9: Project Teams
 
Chapter 10: Managing Decentralized Projects
 
Chapter 11: Assessing Project Progress
 
Chapter 12: Managing a Multi-Project Environment

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ISBN: 9781544333960
$150.00