Project Management ToolBox Tools and Techniques for the Practicing Project Manager

ISBN-10: 0471208221

ISBN-13: 9780471208228

Edition: 2003

Authors: Dragan Z. Milosevic

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This work provides thorough coverage of cutting-edge tools and techniques used in the successful implementation of project management, including expert guidelines for initiating; planning; and executing, controlling, and closing projects.
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Book details

List price: $130.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/16/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 600
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Preface
Project Initiation Tools
Strategic Role of the PM Toolbox
The New Role of the PM Toolbox
PM Strategy Supports Competitive Strategy
Standardized PM Process Supports PM Strategy
PM Toolbox Supports Standardized PM Process
Concluding Remarks
References
Project Selection (Dr. Joseph P. Martino)
Scoring Models
Analytical Hierarchy Process
Economic Methods
Portfolio Selection Methods
Real Options Approach
Concluding Remarks
References
Project Portfolio Mapping
Traditional Charts for Portfolio Management
Bubble Diagrams
Concluding Remarks
References
Project Planning Tools
Voice of the Project Customer (Jose Campos)
Customer Roadmap
The Focus Statement
Sample Selection
Discussion Guide
Quality Function Deployment (QFD)
Concluding Remarks
References
Scope Planning
Project Charter
Project SWOT Analysis
Scope Statement
Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Concluding Remarks
References
Schedule Development
Gantt Chart
Milestone Chart
Critical Path Method (CPM) Diagram
Time-Scaled Arrow Diagram (TAD)
Critical Chain Schedule
Hierarchical Schedule
Line of Balance (LOB)
Concluding Remarks
References
Cost Planning
Cost Planning Map
Analogous Estimate
Parametric Estimate
Bottom-up Estimate
Cost Baseline (Time-Phased Budget)
Concluding Remarks
References
Quality Planning
Project Quality Program
Flowchart
Affinity Diagram
Concluding Remarks
References
Risk Planning
Risk Response Plan
Monte Carlo Analysis
Decision Tree
Concluding Remarks
References
Team Building
Four-Stage Model of Project Team Building
Stakeholder Matrix
Skill Inventory
Commitment Scorecard
Concluding Remarks
References
Project Implementation Tools
Scope Control
Change Coordination Matrix
Project Change Request
Project Change Log
Concluding Remarks
References
Schedule Control
The Jogging Line
B-C-F Analysis
Milestone Prediction Chart
Slip Chart
Buffer Chart
Schedule Crashing
Concluding Remarks
References
Cost Control
Earned Value Analysis
Milestone Analysis
Concluding Remarks
References
Quality Control
Quality Improvement Map
Pareto Chart
Cause and Effect Diagram
Control Charts
Concluding Remarks
References
Performance Reporting and Closure
Risk Log
Summary Progress Report
Postmortem Review
Concluding Remarks
References
Industry Applications
Selecting and Customizing Project Management Toolbox
Which of All These Tools Do You Really Need?
Process for Selecting and Adapting Project Management Toolbox
Final Thoughts
References
Linking Project Management Tools to PMBOK
Project Management Toolboxes per Project Size
Project Management Toolboxes per Project Family
Project Management Toolboxes per Project Type
Index
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