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Integrated Project Management
By Earl Hall, Juliane Johnson
 
Publisher : Prentice Hall
Pub Date : November 06, 2002
ISBN : 0-13-067449-4
Pages : 272
     


    Copyright
    Preface
      The Organization of this Book
   
    Acknowledgments
    About the Authors
    Chapter 1.  The IPM Project Manager
      Introduction
      Leadership of a Project Team
      The Definition of IPM Leadership
      Motivation
      Communication Skills
      Collaborative Leadership
      Conflict Resolution and Consensus Decisions
      Shared Leadership
      Establishment of the Internal Customer Philosophy
      Project Managers as Trainers and Teachers
      Negotiation Skills
      The Ability to Maintain Order and Discipline
      The Project Diary
      Summary
      Discussion Questions
      Exercises
   
    Chapter 2.  The Project, the Statement of Work, and the Specification
      Introduction
      The Definition of a Project
      Project Feasibility
      The Birth of a Project
      The Project Sponsor
      Project Hazards
      The Daily Life of a Project Manager
      Assessment of the Problem
      Emergency Project Shutdown
      Documentation of Project Decisions for Project Approval
      A Case Study
      The Specification and the Statement of Work
      Development of the Project Specification
      The Project Specification
      Examples of Project Specifications
      Customer and Sponsor Start-Up Expectations
      Project Management Alternatives
      Summary
      Discussion Questions
   
    Chapter 3.  Project Work Breakdown Structure and Team Recruitment
      Introduction
      The Project Begins
      Work Breakdown Structure
      Determination of the Skills Needed for the Project
      There is no Such Thing as a Generic Project Manager
      Recruitment of the Project Team
      The Task Leader and the Task Work Group
      Considerations for Recruitment
      Summary
      Discussion Questions
   
    Chapter 4.  The Kickoff Meeting
      Introduction
      The Importance of the Kickoff Meeting
      The Kickoff Meeting Agenda
      Agenda Item Explanations
      Team Member Expectations
      Summary
      Discussion Questions
   
    Chapter 5.  The Project Task List
      Introduction
      Preparations for the First Project Task List Meeting
      The Affinity Diagram
      The First Project Task List Meeting: Using the Affinity Diagram to Create the Task List
      A Discussion of Work Breakdown
      Reasons for Work Breakdown
      Affinity Diagram Bonuses
      The Final Project Task List Meeting
      Summary
      Discussion Questions
   
    Chapter 6.  Creating The Project Gantt Chart
      Introduction
      Gantt Chart Basics
      Preparation for Creating the Gantt Chart
      Good Project Task Estimates
      Utilization of a Computer And Project Management Software to Help Complete the Gantt Chart
      The Project Gantt Chart Tasks
      A Very Simple Gantt Chart Example
      Acquisition of the Support of the Resource Managers
      Resource Negotiations: A Communication Scenario
      Preparation for Risk Analysis
      Pre-Organization of Computer Data for the Project Gantt Chart
      The Large Basic Project Gantt Chart
      Gantt Chart Utilities
      Special Uses for Gantt Charts
      Summary
      Discussion Questions
   
    Chapter 7.  Critical Path
      Introduction
      Critical Path Details
      Creation of the Critical Path Arrow Diagram
      Example
      Example
      Summary
      Discussion Questions
   
    Chapter 8.  Risk Analysis Basics Time Buffer Calculations
      Introduction
      Project Team Meetings
      Why Risk Analysis is Necessary
      The History of Risk Analysis
      Risk Analysis
      Task Duration Basics
      An Imaginary Experiment
      Data for Risk Analysis
      Case Example
      Application of the Risk Data
      The Psychological Impact of Risk Analysis
      Documentation of the Risk Data
      Application of the Risk Analysis
      The Risk Factor
      Summary
      Discussion Questions
   
    Chapter 9.  Risk Analysis Details
      Introduction
      Multiple Contributions From One Task
      Computation and the Location of a Risk Factor
      Analysis of Contribution Table
      Additional Sources of Project Overrun
      Risk Tasks and Software Tools
      Summary
      Discussion Questions
   
    Chapter 10.  Budget and Cost
      Introduction
      Time, Resource, and Cost Management
      Budget and Cost
      The Project Cost Calculation Procedure
      The Project Plan Review
      Financials for a Major Project
      Summary
      Discussion Questions
   
    Chapter 11.  Project Plan Review
      Introduction
      The Plan Review
      Project Review Attendeees
      Presentation of the Review
      Adjustments
      Example
      Launch the Project
      Summary
      Discussion Questions
   
    Chapter 12.  Project Execution
      Introduction
      Notes on the Project Launch
      The Project Launch Meeting
      Project Management
      The Operations Gantt Chart
      Walk-About Management and Communications
      Discipline and Order
      Milestones and Project Reviews
      The Reasons Behind Milestone Meetings
      Movement Toward Completion
      Summary
      Discussion Questions
   
    Chapter 13.  Project Change
      Introduction
      Management of Customer Indecisions
      The Change Committee: Structure and Procedures
      Project Change Control
      Examples of Change Requests and Change Processing
      Summary
      Discussion Questions
   
    Chapter 14.  Achieving Closure
      Introduction
      Project Closure
      Project Achievment Demonstrations
      The Project Report and Other Documentation
      Project Closure Celebration
      Examples of Project Closure
      Summary
      Discussion Questions
   
    Chapter 15.  On Being an IPM Team Member
      Introduction
      Details of Team Member Participation
      Summary
      Discussion Questions
   
    Chapter 16.  Basic Projects, Major Projects, and Macro Projects
      Introduction
      Basic Projects and Their Limitations
      The Basic Project
      The Very Small Basic Project
      The Major Project
      The Macro Project
      Summary
      Discussion Questions
   
    Glossary

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Integrated Project Management
Integrated Project Management
ISBN: 0071466266
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 190

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