Practical Project Management: Tips, Tactics, and Tools

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 15, 2002 - Business & Economics - 400 pages
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The author has 39 years of experience implementing project management techniques.
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Contents

1 Setting Up the Project Management Operation
1
2 Getting Started
39
3 Scheduling
73
4 Resource and Workforce Management
117
5 Budgeting and Cost Control
159
6 Risk Management and Contingency
177
7 Maintaining the Plan
215
8 Performance Measurement
247
9 Project Portfolio Management
261
10 Project ManagementEnterprise Project Management and Enterprise Resource Planning
281
11 Project Management and Professional Services Automation
297
12 Tools of the Trade
307
13 Making Project Management Work
335
Index
375
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Page xiv - How to Use This Book This book may be used as a complete guide to practical project management — reading each of the sections in the order that they appear.

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About the author (2002)

HARVEY A. LEVINE has been a project management professional for thirty-nine years, providing applications, system design, and consulting services in project planning and control, mostly with General Electric. In 1986, Levine founded the Project Knowledge Group, a consulting firm specializing in project management training; project management software selection, evaluation, and implementation; and project management using computers. He has also served on the board of directors of the Project Management Institute and was recently elected a Fellow of PMI.

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