Project Management and Appraisal

Paperback | April 15, 2011

bySitangshu Khatua

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Project Management and Appraisal is a comprehensive textbook specially designed to meet the requirements of post graduate management students specializing in Finance and/or in Operations. It aims to familiarize the readers with the core concepts of project management including its planning,execution, control and appraisal. Written with a managerial perspective, the book is divided into 4 parts. Part I, Introduction to Project Management, gives an overview of project management along with its phases, network diagrams and the microsoft project management software. Part II, Project Appraisal, elucidates about the variousappraisal methods in project scanning and selection including technical, social and financial appraisal. Following this, the book discusses the fundamentals of capital budgeting decisions, risk analysis models, financial forecasting, strategies used for managing the risk and real options. The bookalso includes a chapter regarding project appraisal in international context. Chapters in Part III, Project Planning, Execution and Control, enumerate about the project life cycle planning, inputs required for project planning and the reasons for cost and time over-run. This part, also, explores theexecution, including budgeting and scheduling, and the importance of control and audit of a project. Management of e-projects and the future of project management are covered in Part IV, Project Management-The Future. The book also includes appendices on regulatory framework in project appraisal,tables on the several discounted and compounded factor for various rate and time periods and the detailed project report.Owing to its comprehensive coverage and approach, students will find this book valuable. It will also serve as a veritable guide for the professionals because of the various case study discussions.

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Project Management and Appraisal is a comprehensive textbook specially designed to meet the requirements of post graduate management students specializing in Finance and/or in Operations. It aims to familiarize the readers with the core concepts of project management including its planning,execution, control and appraisal. ...

Sitangshu Khatua, presently Associate Professor (Finance) and Head (Academics and MDP) at Jyotirmoy School of Business, Kolkata has a total experience of 14 years working both in the industry as well as in academics. He is also a visiting faculty at IIFT and Strategy Academy, Kolkata and a fellow participant at XLRI in his final thesi...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:656 pages, 9.84 × 7.48 × 0.01 inPublished:April 15, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198066902

ISBN - 13:9780198066903

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Part I: Introduction to Project Management1. Project Management: Functions, Attributes and Processes2. Project Management - An OverviewPart II: Project Appraisal3. Generation of Project Ideas4. Various Appraisal Methods in Project Scanning and Selection5. Financial Appraisal in Project Scanning and Selection6. Selection of Exact Discount Factor7. Risk Analysis Models in Capital Budgeting8. Financial Forecasting9. Financing Strategy10. Real Options11. Multiple Project Constraints12. International Project AppraisalPart III: Project Planning, Execution and Control13. Project Planning14. Project Execution15. Project Control and AuditPart IV: Project Management - The Future16. Managing e-Project17. Future of Project ManagementPart VAppendix I : Regulatory Framework in project appraisalAppendix II : Tables on several discounted and compounded factor for various rate and time periodsSC Appendix III : Detailed Project Report