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Project Management

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