Addison Wesley Longman Australia Pty Ltd
As more and more organisations search for ways to improve their bottom line performance, many turn to the techniques and tools of project management. Used correctly these can allow the achievement of key business objectives within clearly defined and controlled cost, quality and time constraints. This book introduces students to the skills and knowledge required of managers today to define, plan, operate and review a project.
The first section of the text defines the terms project and project management, examines the specific skills a manager of projects requires, and deals with basic management concepts as they apply to projects, teams and individuals. Factors that affect projects, including quality, risk and Occupational Health and Safety requirements are also looked at.
Section two explores the elements outlined in the Business Services Training Package unit of competency BSBCMN419A Manage Projects. Incorporated is a selection of tools and techniques to define the scope of a project, develop a project plan, operate and monitor the project, and to review the project.