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Project Management, Planning, and Control, 7th Edition - pdf

Project Management, Planning, and Control, 7th Edition - pdf

Project Management, Planning, and Control, 7th Edition - pdf

Albert Lester

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Project Management, Planning and Control, Managing Engineering, Construction, and Manufacturing Projects to PMI, APM, and BSI Standards, Seventh Editions an established and widely recommended project management handbook.

Building on its clear and detailed coverage of planning, scheduling, and control, this seventh edition includes new advice on information management, including big data, communication, dispute resolution, project governance, and BIM.

Ideal for those studying for Project Management Professional (PMP) qualifications, the book is aligned with the latest Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) for both the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the Association of Project Management (APM) and includes questions and answers to help users test their understanding.

  • Includes new sections on data collection and use, including big data
  • Contains major updates to sections on governance, adjudication, BIM, and agile project management
  • Focused on the needs and challenges of project managers in engineering, manufacturing, and construction, and closely aligned to the content of the APM and PMI bodies of knowledge
  • Provides project management questions and answers compiled by a former APM exam assessor

table of contents

1. Project Definition
2. Project Management
3. Programme and Portfolio Management
4. Project Context (Project Environment)
5. Business Case
6. Investment Appraisal
7. Stakeholder Management
8. Project-Success Criteria
9. Organization Structures
10. Organization Roles
11. Project Life Cycles
12. Work Breakdown Structures
13. Estimating
14. Project Management Plan
15. Risk Management
16. Quality Management
17. Change Management
18. Configuration Management
19. Basic Network Principles
20. Planning Blocks and Subdivision of Blocks
21. Arithmetical Analysis and Floats
22. The Case for Manual Analysis
23. Lester Diagram
24. Graphical and Computer Analysis
25. Milestones and Line of Balance
26. Simple Examples
27. Progress Reporting
28. Project Management and Network Planning
29 Network Applications Outside the Construction Industry
30. Resource Loading
31. Cash-Flow Forecasting
32. Cost Control and EVA
33. Control Graphs and Reports
34. Procurement
35. Value Management
36. Health, Safety, and Environment
37. Information Management
38. Communication
39. Team Building and Motivation
40. Leadership
41. Negotiation
42. Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution
43. Governance
44. Project Close-Out and Handover
45. Project Close-Out Report and Review
46. Stages and Sequence
47. Worked Example 1: Bungalow
48 Worked Example 2: Pumping Installation
49. Worked Example 3: Motor Car
50. Worked Example 4: Battle Tank
51. Primavera P6
52. Building Information Modelling (BIM).

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