Title: Procurement Project Management Success
Publisher: J Ross Publishing
Book Condition: New
Based on the author's real world experience during the course of her career in supply management, engineering, and as a project management professional, this guide demonstrates a proven approach to using project management strategies, tools, and techniques to consistently create successful procurement practices that go beyond mere cost savings. Num Pages: 256 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures. BIC Classification: KJMP; KJMV8. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 164 x 235 x 21. Weight in Grams: 566. . 2014. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781604270891
Synopsis: Based on the unique experiences of the author as both a supply management and project management professional, this guide provides a proven approach that integrates supply management best practices with strategies, tools, and techniques from the project management profession to consistently create successful procurements. It demonstrates how to achieve excellent cost savings and satisfy stakeholders by setting expectations, continuously communicating status, and getting the best value for the dollar.
--Explains how to successfully initiate, plan, manage, and complete procurement projects from simple to complex
--Illustrates tools from project management that can easily be used in the procurement process, such as communication and risk management, work breakdown structures, and Gantt charts
--Provides step-by-step instructions for developing a project schedule and budget, procurement and communication plans, and demonstrates the importance of a change control system
--Uses simple case examples to illustrate the activities and processes required to effectively execute a procurement project
--Dissects a negotiation example and covers the entire contract administration process
--WAV offers downloadable instructions for creating a Gantt chart in Microsoft Excel for Mac, and an actual request for proposal, schedule, budget, and procurement plan for a case example -- available from the Web Added Value Download Resource Center at jrosspub.com
Product Description: Based on the author's real world experience during the course of her career in supply management, and engineering as a project management professional, this unique guide demonstrates a practical and proven approach to using project management strategies, tools and techniques to consistently create successful procurements that go beyond cost savings. Procurement Project Management Success integrates supply management best practices and processes with those applicable from the project management profession. It explains how to initiate, plan, manage, and complete procurement projects from simple to complex successfully. Through the use of scheduling, communication plans, risk management and other project management processes, these procurements satisfy stakeholders by setting expectations, continuously communicating status, and getting the best value for the dollar. The author shows project managers all the steps and processes used in procurement, and procurement professionals how adding a few project management processes and techniques to their skill-set and applying them to procurements can substantially improve both their results and career opportunities.
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