Project Management for Engineering – J. Nicholas – 4th Edition


There is an ever-growing need for better within the disciplines of engineering, business and technology and this new edition is a direct response to that need. By emphasizing practical applications, this book targets the ultimate purpose of project management; to unify and integrate the interests, resources and work efforts of many stakeholders to accomplish the overall project goal.

The book encompasses the essential background material required, from philosophy to methodology, before presenting concepts and techniques for practical application on topics including:

  • project initiation and proposals
  • scope and task definition
  • scheduling
  • budgeting
  • risk analysis.

The new edition has been updated to provide closer alignment with PMBOK terms and definitions for more ease of use alongside PMI qualifications and covers the latest developments in methodologies.

Supplemented by brand new case studies from and technology projects, as well as improved instructor support materials, this text is an ideal and reference for anyone studying or practicing within or business environments.

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Table of Contents

<strong>Part 1: Philosophy and concepts </strong>
1. What is Project Management?
2. Systems Approach and Systems Engineering

<strong>Part 2: Systems Development Cycle </strong>
3. Systems Development Cycle and Project Conception
4. Project and System Definition

<strong>Part 3: Systems and Procedures </strong>
5. Planning Fundamentals
6. Project Time Planning and Networks
7. Advanced Network Analyses and Scheduling
8. Cost Estimating and Budgeting
9. Project Quality Management
10. Managing Risks in Projects
11. Project Execution and Control
12. Project Evaluation, Communication, Implementation and Closeout

<strong>Part 4: Organization Behavior </strong>
13. Project Organization Structure and Integration
14. Project Roles, Responsibility and Authority
15. Managing Participation, Teamwork and Conflict

<strong>Part 5: Project Management in the Corporate Context </strong>
16. The Management of Project Management
17. Project Selection and Portfolio Management
18. International Project Management

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Useful and great condensed version of textbook with good exercises.

Pedro Martinez Ruiz
17/07/2015 5:13 pm


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