Project Management
first Edition

Project Management

by Adrienne Watt

This book covers the basics of project management. This includes the process of initiation, planning, execution, control and close out that all projects share. This book has been adapted by the author as of August 15, 2014. The adaptation includes Canadianized content, PowerPoints, Audio Files, and Chapter Questions, which are located in the book's appendixes.

Adrienne Watt holds a Computer Systems Diploma (BCIT), a Bachelors in Technology (BCIT) and a Master’s in Business Administration (City University).

Since 1989, Adrienne has worked as an educator and gained extensive experience developing and delivering business and technology curriculum to post-secondary students. During that time she ran a successful software development business. In the business she worked as an IT Professional in a variety of senior positions including Project Manager, Database Designer, Administrator and Business Analyst. Recently she has been exploring a wide range of technology related tools and processes to improve delivery methods and enhance learning for her students.

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Introduction. Front Matter
Introduction.1 - Introduction
Introduction.2 - Preface
Introduction.3 - About the Book
Chapter One. Project Management: Past and Present
Chapter Two. Project Management Overview
Chapter Three. The Project Life Cycle (Phases)
Chapter Four. Framework for Project Management
Chapter Five. Stakeholder Management
Chapter Six. Culture and Project Management
Chapter Seven. Project Initiation
Chapter Eight. Overview of Project Planning
Chapter Nine. Scope Planning
Chapter Ten. Project Schedule Planning
Chapter Eleven. Resource Planning
Chapter Twelve. Budget Planning
Chapter Thirteen. Procurement Management
Chapter Fourteen. Quality Planning
Chapter Fifteen. Communication Planning
Chapter Sixteen. Risk Management Planning
Chapter Seventeen. Project Implementation Overview
Chapter Eighteen. Project Completion
Chapter Nineteen. Celebrate!
Chapter Twenty. Back Matter
20.1 - Appendix 1: Project Management PowerPoints
20.2 - Appendix 2: Chapter Questions
20.3 - Appendix 3: Chapter Audio Files
20.4 - About the Author
20.5 - Versioning History