- Rosenau, Milton D., 1931-
- Githens, Gregory D.
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- Previous ed.: 1998.
- Includes index.
- Preface. -- 1. What Is a Project? -- Projects Are a Type of Work. -- Projects Distinguished From Tasks and From Processes. -- Programs are Collections of Projects. -- Project Management Maturity. -- Integrated Project Management. -- The Project Management "Hat" is Different From the Technical or Product Management "Hat". -- Effective Project Managers Manage Expectations of Stakeholders. -- A Roadmap of Five Important Program Management Functions. -- Highlights. -- PART 1. DEFINING THE GOALS OF A PROJECT. -- 2. Linking the Project to the Product. -- Strategic Alignment of Projects. -- The Product Life Cycle and the Project Life Cycle. -- Project Completion Includes Delivering a Result that Meets the Requirements. -- The Delivering Organization and the Consuming Organization. -- All Projects Involve Agreements. -- Good Boundaries. -- Taking Action. -- Highlights. -- 3. Balancing Competing Demands with the Triple Constraint. -- Many Ways to Measure Project Performance. -- The Triple Constraint. -- A Model to Help Evaluate Competing Demands. -- Adjusting Baseline for Risk. -- How the Triple Constraint Helps to Explain Three Common Tradeoffs. -- The Triple Constraint During Control. -- Other Examples of Balancing Competing Demands: Financial Management. -- Project Management as a Decision-Making Process. -- Highlights. -- 4. Contracts, Negotiations, and Proposals. -- Contracts. -- Negotiating the Contract. -- Proposals: a Special Kind of Project. -- The Proposal Process. -- Typical Problems. -- International Projects. -- Highlights. -- PART 2. PLANNING A PROJECT. -- 5. Why and How to Plan a Project. -- Integrated Project Planning. -- Using Computer Software During Project Planning. -- "The Plan". -- Applying Project Plans During Execution. -- Project Planning is an Investment, Not an Expense. -- Highlights. -- 6. The Work Breakdown Structure. -- The Work Breakdown Structure. -- The work Package and the WBS Dictionary. -- Top-down Planning Approa.
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