Kathy Schwalbe's An Introduction to Project Management PDF

By Kathy Schwalbe

ISBN-10: 0982800339

ISBN-13: 9780982800331

Observe: purchase the paperback new from amazon.com and get the Kindle model loose as a part of the Kindle MatchBook software! (Sorry, in basic terms works within the U.S. so far.) in line with consumer suggestions, the 5th variation of An creation to venture administration presents a separate bankruptcy for making plans integration and scope administration and for making plans time and value administration. extra examples are supplied for developing paintings breakdown constructions and schedules. it is also info on Basecamp, a loose web-based undertaking administration device, in addition to a consumer consultant (replaces AtTask in Appendix B). as well as updating many references and examples, this variation keeps to incorporate a number of renowned beneficial properties: - Follows the undertaking administration Institute's PMBOK® advisor, 5th version (2013) - Has chapters for every procedure crew and a accomplished case research to demonstrate making use of instruments and strategies through the undertaking existence cycle - contains a consultant for utilizing Microsoft venture 2013 - offers a unfastened trial of MatchWare's MindView enterprise software program (www.matchware.com/intropm), a device for developing brain maps, Gantt charts, and different undertaking records - makes use of real-world examples and references, together with commencing circumstances and case wrap-ups, examples of what went correct, what went mistaken, media snapshots, top practices, and video highlights in every one bankruptcy - finish of bankruptcy fabrics comprise bankruptcy summaries, speedy quizzes, dialogue questions, and workouts, with case stories supplied in Appendix C -Comprehensive, safe teacher website on hand with lecture slides, resolution records, try banks, and so on. -Free website comprises over fifty template records, on-line quizzes and video games, facts documents for undertaking 2013, hyperlinks to websites pointed out within the textual content, and masses extra stopover at the unfastened significant other website at www.intropm.com.

Show description

Read Online or Download An Introduction to Project Management PDF

Similar information systems books

Download e-book for iPad: Agile Software Requirements: Lean Requirements Practices for by Dean Leffingwell

“We want larger ways to knowing and handling software program standards, and Dean presents them during this booklet. He attracts principles from 3 very precious highbrow swimming pools: classical administration practices, Agile equipment, and lean product improvement. via combining the strengths of those 3 techniques, he has produced whatever that works greater than anyone in isolation.

Introducing Geographic Information Systems with ArcGIS: A by Michael D. Kennedy, Michael F. Goodchild, Jack Dangermond PDF

An built-in technique that mixes crucial GIS historical past with a pragmatic workbook on utilising the foundations in ArcGIS 10. zero and 10. 1

Introducing Geographic details structures with ArcGISintegrates a large advent to GIS with a software-specific workbook for Esri's ArcGIS. the place so much classes make do utilizing separate texts, one masking GIS and one other the software program, this ebook allows scholars and teachers to exploit a unmarried textual content with an built-in procedure protecting either in a single quantity with a standard vocabulary and educational style.

This revised variation specializes in the newest software program updates—ArcGIS 10. zero and 10. 1. as well as its already winning insurance, the e-book permits scholars to event publishing maps on the web via new workouts, and introduces the assumption of programming within the language Esri has selected for functions (i. e. , Python). A DVD is packaged with the e-book, as in earlier versions, containing info for figuring out the entire exercises.

This entire, straight forward coursebook:
Is up-to-date for the most recent ArcGIS releases—ArcGIS 10. zero and 10. 1
Introduces the crucial thoughts of GIS and subject matters had to comprehend spatial details analysis
Provides a substantial skill to function vital instruments in ArcGIS
Demonstrates new features of ArcGIS 10. zero and 10. 1
Provides a foundation for the complicated research of GIS and the research of the newly rising box of GIScience

Introducing Geographic details platforms with ArcGIS, 3rd variation is the perfect advisor for undergraduate scholars taking classes reminiscent of creation to GIS, basics of GIS, and advent to ArcGIS machine. it's also a major consultant for execs seeking to replace their talents for ArcGIS 10. zero and 10. 1.

Extra info for An Introduction to Project Management

Example text

The application area refers to the application to which project management is applied. For example, a project manager responsible for building houses or apartment buildings should understand the construction industry, including standards and regulations important to that industry and those types of construction projects. A project manager leading a large software development project must know a lot about that application area. A project manager in education, entertainment, the government, and other fields must understand those application areas.

The main distinction between project or program management and portfolio management is a focus on meeting tactical versus strategic goals. Tactical goals are generally more specific and shortterm than strategic goals, which emphasize long-term goals for an organization. Individual projects and programs often address tactical goals, whereas portfolio management addresses strategic goals. Project and program management address questions like: Are we carrying out projects well? Are projects on time and budget?

Learning Objectives reflect what you should be able to accomplish after completing each chapter. Chapter Summaries highlight key concepts you should master. The Quick Quizzes help reinforce your understanding of important concepts in each chapter. The Discussion Questions help guide critical thinking about those key concepts. Exercises provide opportunities to practice important techniques, as do the Team Projects. The Case Studies in Appendix C provide a robust means to apply what you have learned from the text to realistic case studies, similar to the example used throughout the text.

Download PDF sample

An Introduction to Project Management by Kathy Schwalbe

by Joseph

Rated 4.02 of 5 – based on 32 votes