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Project Management: from Simple to Complex, v. 1.1
- By: Russell Darnall and John M. Preston
- Version: 1.1
- Shared Versions: 1 what's this?
- Pub Date: December 2012
- eISBN: 978-1-4533-5244-1
- Pages: 332
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Table of Contents:
- About the Authors
- Project Management in a Complex World
- Chapter 1: Introduction to Project Management
- Chapter 2: Project Profiling
- Chapter 3: Project Phases and Organization
- Chapter 4: Understanding and Meeting Client Expectations
- Chapter 5: Working with People on Projects
- Chapter 6: Communication Technologies
- Chapter 7: Starting a Project
- Chapter 8: Project Time Management
- Chapter 9: Estimating and Managing Costs
- Chapter 10: Managing Project Quality
- Chapter 11: Managing Project Risk
- Chapter 12: Project Procurement and Closure
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Project Management: From Simple to Complex
Russell Darnall and John Preston
In writing Project Management: From Simple to Complex, the authors’ goals were simple:
- To prepare students to manage projects in a global, multicultural, and online environment.
- EMPHASIS ON PROJECT PROFILING:
- NEW PROJECT MANAGEMENT MODEL:
- EXPLORATION OF PERSONAL DYNAMICS:
This textbook is suitable for these courses: Project Management
This textbook is suitable for 2 and 4 year institutions.
By concentrating on helping students understand the process of profiling a project, this textbook ensures students are able to grasp the full scope of projects they may work on in the future and apply the proper management approaches to complete a project.
This new model offers a different perspective and provides fresh insights into available management approaches from start to finish.
Darnall and Preston delve into project management from a personal perspective, exploring the roles personal dynamics play in project management.
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