Project Management, Planning And Control: Managing Engineering, Construction And Manufacturing…

Paperback | November 4, 2013

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Covering the principles and techniques you need to successfully manage an engineering or technical project from start to finish, Project Management, Planning and Control is an established and widely recommended project management handbook. With clear and detailed coverage of planning, scheduling and control, which can pose particular challenges in engineering environments, this sixth edition includes new chapters on Agile project management and project governance, more real-life examples and updated software information. Ideal for those studying for Project Management Professional PMP qualifications, Project Management, Planning and Control is aligned with the latest Project Management Body of Knowledge PMBOK for both the Project Management Institute PMI and the Association of Project Management APM , and includes questions and answers to help you test your understanding. It is also updated to match the latest BS 6079 standard for project management in construction. Focused on the needs and challenges of project managers in engineering, manufacturing and construction, and closely aligned to the content of the APM and PMI bodies of knowledge . Structured according to the logical sequence of a major project, with a strong focus on planning, scheduling, budgeting, and control critical elements in the management of engineering projects. Includes project management questions and answers, compiled by a former APM exam assessor, to help you test your knowledge and prepare for professional examinations.

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Covering the principles and techniques you need to successfully manage an engineering or technical project from start to finish, Project Management, Planning and Control is an established and widely recommended project management handbook. With clear and detailed coverage of planning, scheduling and control, which can pose particular c...

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Focused on the needs and challenges of project managers in engineering, manufacturing and construction, and closely aligned to the content of the APM and PMI bodies of knowledge .Structured according to the logical sequence of a major project, with a strong focus on planning, scheduling, budgeting, and control critical elements in the ...

Albert Lester is a Chartered Engineer with a lifetime's experience of project management in engineering design and construction. He has taught and lectured widely on the topic and is a regular member of panels developing new project management standards and syllabuses.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:592 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:November 4, 2013Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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Table of Contents

Project definition; Project management; Programme and portfolio management; Project context (project environment); Business case; Investment appraisal; Stakeholder management; Project success criteria; Organization structure; Organization roles; Project life cycle; Work breakdown structures; Estimating; Project management plan; Risk management; Quality management; Change management; Configuration management; Basic network principles; Planning blocks and sub division of blocks; Arithmetical analysis and floats; The case for manual analysis; Lester diagram; Graphical and computer analysis; Milestones and line of balance; Simple examples; Progress reporting; Project management and network planning; Network applications outside construction industry; Resource loading; Cash flow forecasting; Cost control and EVA; Control graphs and reports; Procurement; Value management; Health and Safety and environment; Information management; Communication; Team building and motivation; Leadership; Negotiation; Conflict management and dispute resolution; Governance; Project close-out and hand over; Project close-out report and review; Stages and sequence; Worked examples 1 : bungalow; Worked examples 2: pumping installation; Worked examples 3: motor car; Worked example 4: battle tank; Primavera P6 computer program; BIM; Appendices

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"Following a typical process - from planning and scheduling to budgeting and control - this book focuses on the needs and challenges of project managers across the construction, engineering and manufacturing sectors.this sixth edition includes new chapters on "agile" project management and project governance.It is also ideal for those studying for professional examinations."--MODUS, July/August 2014 Praise for the previous edition: "An excellent book... written with wit and clarity, it should be read eagerly by the managing director as well as the engineering trainee." - The Engineer magazine