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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 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