The book covers the principles and tools of project management. All the 'hard' topics which may appear in the APMP examination are explained and worked through in practical examples. Real-life case studies show how the theory can be adapted to work 'in the field'. This approach means that techniques can be fully understood and appreciated. Useful summaries clarify the use of all the techniques used to manage a project.
The advantages of using network analysis and earned value analysis when planning a project are explained. The latest project management systems that use critical path methods are described and a detailed examination of one widely used system illustrates the general characteristics of modern project planning software. Two well-known computer programs are described in detail.
Albert Lester was a project manager with Tarmac Construction and Foster Wheeler Power Products managing large multi-discipline petrochemical and power generation projects. He has been a compiler and is an examiner for the APMP certificate and lectures on project management as well as assessing for APM many project management courses.
* A comprehensive resource for project managers
* Written by a well-known and authoritative author
* A recommended resource for the Association of Project Management courses
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"It is an extremely well written and illustrated book that is easy to read. It will be bought and used by a wide range of engineers from students to the qualified, and by a wide range of professions." - ENGINEERING WORLD
"An excellent book... written with wit and clarity, it should be read eagerly by the managing director as well as the engineering trainee." - THE ENGINEER
"To anyone involved in project work it is a book worth investing in." - PRODUCTION ENGINEER
Albert Lester is a Chartered Engineer with many years experience of project management in design and construction of plants and factories. In recent years, he has managed projects for Tarmac, Sim Chem and Foster Wheeler Power Products. He is an assessor for the Association of Project Management for Project Management courses and was involved in the CISC & Open University NVQ Pilot on Construction Project Management. Albert Lester has lectured widely and authored numerous reports and articles. He is also a member of the drafting panel for BS6079 (Guide to Project Management).
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Descrizione libro Butterworth-Heinemann, 2004. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 4. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0750658436