Financially Focused Project Management

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J. Ross Publishing, 2004 - Business & Economics - 312 pages
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Hundreds of millions of dollars have been saved, and billions more will be, when the worlds of Project Management and Finance are united as outlined in this text. Financially Focused Project Management is designed for use as a professional reference, training tool, and academic classroom text. It delineates the best practices of hundreds of successful companies, covers both the basics and advanced topics, and provides a unique approach that will help ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget and meet planned financial objectives.
 

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Contents

Project Management Overview
11
Human Aspects of Project Management
35
The Project Team
59
Project Management Office Portfolio Management
81
Proposals and Pricing
101
Project Planning
123
Assessing Project Risks and Potential Impacts
147
Project Resource Management and Performance
155
Project Audit Termination and Closure
169
Financial Administration and Financially Focused Project
181
Financially Focused Project Management Performers
203
The Role of Quality in Project Management
227
Project Management in the 21st Century
237
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Thomas M. Cappels is a best-selling author with an extensive background in project management and education. His credentials include over 20 years of experience at Lockheed Martin as project manager on projects such as the Hubble Space Telescope and Space Station Freedom and over 10 years of experience in education as controller of the San Mateo County Office of Education and Course Developer/Adjunct Professor for the University of Phoenix. Cappels has presented more than 50 technical papers, appeared on radio and TV, lectured at numerous educational functions, and authored more than 100 publications. 

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