pearson-info-sys-mgmt : Project Management for Engineering and Technology: First Edition

pearson-info-sys-mgmt
pearson-info-sys-mgmt
Project Management for Engineering and Technology: First Edition
ISBN : 978-0-13-281640-3
Project Management for Engineering and Technology course is intended for project managers. It fully reflects the latest standards in the "Project Management Body of Knowledge" (PMBOK) and covers project management process skills and crucial people skills such as negotiation, personal time management, change management, diversity, and overcoming adversity.

Here's what you will get

Lessons
Lessons
18+
Quizzes
151+
Flashcards
88+
Glossary of terms
88+
TestPrep
Pre-assessment Questions
54+
Post-Assessment Questions
60+

Here's what you will learn

  • Project Defined
  • Need for Project Managers
  • Essential Elements of a Project
  • Internal Versus External Projects
  • Speaking the Language of Project Management
  • Project Success Criteria
  • People Skills in Project Management
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
  • The Project Manager's Functions
  • Process Functions of Project Managers
  • People Functions of Project Managers
  • Characteristics of an Effective Project Manager
  • Functional, Matrix, and Project-Based Organizations
  • Project Management Certifications
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
  • Outcomes of the Project Initiation Phase
  • Project Description
  • Project Feasibility Analysis
  • Project Concept Document
  • Project Charter
  • Stakeholder Register
  • Project Kickoff Meeting
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activity
  • Benefits of Planning and Scheduling
  • The Planning and Scheduling Process
  • Developing the Work Breakdown Structure
  • Key Facts About Developing a WBS
  • The WBS Dictionary
  • Enterprise Environmental Factors
  • Estimating Activity Duration and Sequencing Activities
  • Displaying the Project Schedule
  • The CPM Network Diagram
  • Scheduling Software and Combined Schedule Formats
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application activities
  • The Cost Estimate
  • Costs To Be Included in Estimates
  • Estimating Methods
  • Estimating Products
  • The Budget
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
  • The Human Resource Plan
  • The Communication Plan
  • Procurement Plan
  • The Quality Management Plan
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
  • Risk Defined
  • Risk Management Defined
  • Classifications of Risk Factors
  • Risk As It Relates to Project Success Criteria
  • Risk Identification Process
  • Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Quantitative Analysis Tools
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
  • Teambuilding Defined
  • Common Mission: The Basis of Effective Teamwork
  • Building the Project Team
  • Explaining the Roles of Team Members
  • Explain How the Team is Supposed to Operate
  • Four-Step Model for Building Effective Teams
  • Evaluating Teambuilding Activities
  • Initiating the Team's Work
  • Teams should be Coached
  • Handling Conflict in Teams
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
  • Procurement Methods
  • Preparing an RFP or RFQ Package
  • Bonds, Addenda, and Alternates
  • Contracts for Subcontractors and Materials Suppliers
  • Evaluating Bidders and Bids
  • Ethics in Procurement
  • Summary
  • Key terms and concepts
  • Review questions
  • Application Activities
  • Monitoring and Controlling Scope
  • Monitoring and Controlling the Schedule
  • Monitoring and Controlling Costs
  • Earned Value Management
  • To-Complete Performance Index
  • Performance Reviews
  • Cost Monitoring and Control Software
  • Quality Monitoring and Control Methods
  • Monitoring and Controlling Risk
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
  • Steps in the Project Closeout Process
  • Verify the Scope
  • Close Out the Contract
  • Close Out the Administrative Aspects of the Project
  • Conduct a Lessons-Learned Review
  • Develop the Project Closeout Report
  • Recognize Team Members
  • Complete the Final Step
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
  • Leadership Defined
  • Influencing Team Members
  • Eight Cs of Leadership for Project Managers
  • Caring and Leadership
  • Competence and Leadership
  • Character and Leadership
  • Communication and Leadership
  • Clarity and Leadership
  • Commitment and Leadership
  • Courage and Leadership
  • Credibility and Leadership
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activity
  • Motivation Defined
  • Motivational Context
  • Basic Survival Needs and Motivation
  • Safety and Security Needs and Motivation
  • Social Needs and Motivation
  • Esteem Needs and Motivation
  • Self-Actualization Needs and Motivation
  • Developing Personal Motivation Plans
  • Additional Motivation Strategies
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
  • Begin with a Communication Plan
  • Communication Skills can be Learned
  • Communication Defined
  • Communication is a Process
  • Not All Communication is Effective
  • Factors that can Inhibit Communication
  • Listening Well Improves Communication
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Verbal Communication
  • Communicating Corrective Feedback
  • Written Communication
  • Influencing and Negotiating in Project Management
  • Negotiation Defined
  • Characteristics of Effective Negotiators
  • Preparation and Successful Negotiations
  • Conducting Negotiations
  • After Agreeing—Follow Through
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
  • Poor Time Management and Team Performance
  • Common Time Management Problems and their Solutions
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
  • Change Management Model for Project Managers
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
  • Diversity Defined
  • Diversity-Related Concepts
  • Prejudice is Learned Behavior that can be Unlearned
  • Overcoming Prejudice and Embracing Diversity
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
  • Do Not Give Up and Never Quit
  • Face Adversity and Overcome It
  • Accept Adversity as a Normal Part of Life
  • Accept that Life can be Unfair
  • Help Team Members who are Facing Adversity
  • Dealing with Micromanagers who create Problems
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities