Project management plays a vital role in planning, organizing and controlling various resources and factors for the successful completion of projects within a time frame. This comprehensive text presents the fundamental concepts and principles of project management and provides necessary skills to manage projects effectively. It is designed for postgraduate students of management, commerce, industrial engineering, production engineering and construction management.
The book makes the readers familiar with the objectives of project management and explains project management life cycle, demand forecasting methods, and phases and steps of technology transfer. It discusses cost of capital, estimation of project cost, and feasibility of projects. The text also describes project evaluation and project scheduling techniques, as well as discusses project management software and the impact of projects on the environment. Besides, it gives a detailed description of project audit, project organizational structures and roles of various financial institutions in project management.
Key Features :
Explains the concepts and techniques of project management with a number of fitting examples.
Includes several chapter-end problems and questions to test students’ understanding of the subject.
Provides an integrated case study in an appendix to help students understand the application of the concept to real-life situation.
Gives answers to selected questions at the end of the book.