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Project management R Panneerselvam and P. Senthilkumar

By: Panneerselvam, R.
Contributor(s): Senthilkumar, P.
Publisher: New Delhi PHI Learning Private Limited 2009Description: XV, 416 Paper.ISBN: 978-81-203-3817-3.Subject(s): Project ManagementDDC classification: 658.404
Contents:
Contents: Contents Preface 1. Introduction 2. Project Management Life Cycle 3. Demand Forecasting 4. Technology Transfer 5. Estimation of Project Cost 6. Cost of Capital 7. Feasibility Study 8. Bases of Comparison of Project Alternatives 9. Inflation Adjusted Project Selection 10. Modelling Approach for Project Selection 11. Selection of Alternatives Using Simulation 12. Selection of Alternatives having Cash Flows with Probability Distributions 13. Evaluation of Public Alternatives 14. Vendor Evaluation 15. Contract 16. Project Network Construction 17. Critical Path Method 18. Programme Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) 19. Crashing of Project Network 20. Resource Levelling 21. Resource Allocation Technique 22. Techniques for Project Type Products 23. Project Management Softwares 24. Environmental Impact Assessment 25. Project Audit 26. Role of Financial Institutions 27. Project Organizational Structures Appendices 1. Case Study 2. Area Under Standard Normal Distribution from its Mean Answers to Selected Questions Bibliography Index
Summary: Description: Project management plays a vital role in planning, organizing and controlling various resources and factors for the successful completion of projects within a time frame. This comprehensive text presents the fundamental concepts and principles of project management and provides necessary skills to manage projects effectively. It is designed for postgraduate students of management, commerce, industrial engineering, production engineering and construction management. The book makes the readers familiar with the objectives of project management and explains project management life cycle, demand forecasting methods, and phases and steps of technology transfer. It discusses cost of capital, estimation of project cost, and feasibility of projects. The text also describes project evaluation and project scheduling techniques, as well as discusses project management software and the impact of projects on the environment. Besides, it gives a detailed description of project audit, project organizational structures and roles of various financial institutions in project management. Key Features : Explains the concepts and techniques of project management with a number of fitting examples. Includes several chapter-end problems and questions to test students’ understanding of the subject. Provides an integrated case study in an appendix to help students understand the application of the concept to real-life situation. Gives answers to selected questions at the end of the book.
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Contents:
Contents
Preface
1. Introduction
2. Project Management Life Cycle
3. Demand Forecasting
4. Technology Transfer
5. Estimation of Project Cost
6. Cost of Capital
7. Feasibility Study
8. Bases of Comparison of Project Alternatives
9. Inflation Adjusted Project Selection
10. Modelling Approach for Project Selection
11. Selection of Alternatives Using Simulation
12. Selection of Alternatives having Cash Flows with Probability Distributions
13. Evaluation of Public Alternatives
14. Vendor Evaluation
15. Contract
16. Project Network Construction
17. Critical Path Method
18. Programme Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT)
19. Crashing of Project Network
20. Resource Levelling
21. Resource Allocation Technique
22. Techniques for Project Type Products
23. Project Management Softwares
24. Environmental Impact Assessment
25. Project Audit
26. Role of Financial Institutions
27. Project Organizational Structures
Appendices
1. Case Study
2. Area Under Standard Normal Distribution from its Mean
Answers to Selected Questions
Bibliography
Index

Description:

Project management plays a vital role in planning, organizing and controlling various resources and factors for the successful completion of projects within a time frame. This comprehensive text presents the fundamental concepts and principles of project management and provides necessary skills to manage projects effectively. It is designed for postgraduate students of management, commerce, industrial engineering, production engineering and construction management.

The book makes the readers familiar with the objectives of project management and explains project management life cycle, demand forecasting methods, and phases and steps of technology transfer. It discusses cost of capital, estimation of project cost, and feasibility of projects. The text also describes project evaluation and project scheduling techniques, as well as discusses project management software and the impact of projects on the environment. Besides, it gives a detailed description of project audit, project organizational structures and roles of various financial institutions in project management.

Key Features :

Explains the concepts and techniques of project management with a number of fitting examples.

Includes several chapter-end problems and questions to test students’ understanding of the subject.

Provides an integrated case study in an appendix to help students understand the application of the concept to real-life situation.

Gives answers to selected questions at the end of the book.

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