Project Management in Perspective second edition introduces the fundamentals of project management. The approach is interdisciplinary and ensures that the essential processes are thoroughly covered and relevant to various business contexts. The title is written for undergraduate courses offered by departments of Business Management and Logistics Management at universities and universities of technology.
- Keywords and concepts are cleary defined.
- 'Food for thought' boxes illustrate the theory and engage the reader.
- Exercises in each chapter provide opportunities to gain practical experience.
- Case studies have been updated.
- Includes new perspectives and ideas regarding Project Management.
- Reflection boxes provide opportunity for students to assess the knowledge they've gained.
1Introduction to project management
2Project selection through strategic alignment
3Organisational project capability
4Project initiation and definition
5Project planning: Part 1
6Project planning: Part 2
7Crashing a project
8Project execution, monitoring and control
10Project risk management
13People management for projects
16Programme and portfolio management
Project Management is usually taught at senior undergraduate level and also for diploma students, at both universities and universities of technology. The textbook is suitable for semester courses as well as short courses.