PMT3ed New Edition - available Jan 2019
Planning and Control Techniques incorporating PMBOK 6ed, APM BoK 6ed and the latest planning software. Project management systems approach for managing a range of projects – including industry 4.0 artificial intelligence (AI) projects.
978-0-9941492-3-7 - PMT3ed print
978-0-9941492-4-4 - PMT3ed ebook
Size: 448 pages
Price: £29.95, US$39.95, A$59.95, R475
Project Management Techniques (Third College Edition) has been written for the experienced project manager responsible for producing the project’s deliverables on time, within budget and to the required quality as outlined in the project charter.
At this level, the project manager needs to know how to develop and manage a planning and control system that integrates all the team members, resources, contractors, suppliers, stakeholders and components of the project.
This book will help the project manager develop decision-making skills to trade-off conflicting parameters and individual plans to enable the project to converge on an optimum project plan, build-method and execution strategy.
Reporting to the project sponsor or programme manager, the project manager is appointed as the project’s single point of responsibility and authorized to use company resources as outlined in the project charter.
The new edition of 'Project Management Techniques' (Third College Edition) is aligned to:
APM BoK 6ed
SAQA 58395 NQF 5 (mapped)
The new edition will include the following changes:
New chapter: Request for Proposal (link outsourcing work to the project life cycle)
New appendix: Portfolio and Programme Management
New appendix: Smart Project Manager (using Industry 4.0 and AI systems)
New section: Agile Project Management (outline the technique).
New section: Sustainable Project Management (outline application to projects).
Expand: Project Plan (explain the iterative spiral development).
The new edition of PMT3ed will include following changes:
Foreword by Prof P Steyn, Cranefield College of Programme and Project Management
Chapter 1: Introduction to Project Management
Add: Sustainable PM
Add: Agile PM
Remove: Role of the sponsor and steering board
Chapter 2: Project Life Cycle Add; IT / Industry 4.0 cyber-physical programme life cycle example
Chapter 3: Project Management Process
Chapter 4: Project Methodology
Chapter 5: Managing Project Stakeholders Move chapter to end section where the human side of project management is discussed
Chapter 5: Request for Proposal New chapter: Outline the structure of Request for Proposal process and link the information gathering to the funnel and gates process and the project life cycle
Chapter 6: Corporate Strategy Phase
Chapter 7: Project Feasibility Phase
Chapter 8: Project Definition Phase
Chapter 9: Project Execution Phase
Chapter 10: Project Commissioning and Handover Phase
Chapter 11: Operational Phase
Chapter 12: Project Plan Expand: Explain in more detail the iterative spiral approach to developing the project plan
Chapter 13: Scope Management Add: Scope trade-off with other knowledge areas
Chapter 14: WBS
Chapter 15: Time Management Expand: Milestones, Keydates
Chapter 16: CPM
Chapter 17: Gantt Charts
Chapter 18: Project Procurement
Chapter 19: Resource Planning
Chapter 20: Cost Management
Chapter 21: Project Cash Flow
Chapter 22: Project Execution
Chapter 23: Earned Value
Chapter 24: Quality Management
Chapter 25: Communication Management
Chapter 26: Risk Management
Chapter 27: Project Leadership
Chapter 28: Project Teams
Chapter 29: Project Organisation Structures
Chapter ?: Project Stakeholder Management Moved from Chapter 5
Appendix 1: Project Selection (DCF)
Appendix 2: Acceleration and Crashing
Appendix 3: Portfolio and Programme Management
Appendix 4: Smart Project Manager
Appendix 5: Guest Paper
New appendix: Project Management in the Fourth Industrial Revolution Economy, by Prof P Steyn, Cranefield College of Programme and Project Management