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Project Management, Planning and Control, now in its sixth edition, is an established, respected and widely recommended technical project management guide. The book covers the entire spectrum of project management, from the initial project definition, business case, and organizational structuring through investment, risk and change management, reporting, and close-out. Along the way, topics of health and safety, negotiation, conflict management, and cost control are examined as well. These are just a few of the subjects addressed in this thorough, rigorous treatment of project management. Fully aligned with the latest Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) for both the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the Association of Project Management (APM), the book is a vital study aid for those taking professional project management exams and a reference that practicing project managers will want to keep on hand. The book is also aligned to the latest BS 6079 standard for project management in construction, setting it apart from the competition in both its engineering focus and its extensive coverage of planning, scheduling, budgeting, and control critical to engineering projects. It is focused on the needs of project managers in engineering, manufacturing and construction, unlike many generic business and soft-skills focused project management texts. It is closely aligned to the content of the APM and PMI bodies of knowledge, and written by an APM honorary fellow and former exam assessor, making it an ideal resource for professional study and exam preparation. It is listed as recommended reading within the APM Body of Knowledge, 5th Edition, and included on numerous reading lists for undergraduate, graduate, and professional project management courses globally. It covers complete worked examples and extensive appendices add to book's value.

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Covering the principles and techniques you need to successfully manage an engineering or technical project from start to finish, Project Management, Planning and Control is an established and widely recommended project management handbook. With clear and detailed coverage of planning, scheduling and control, which can pose particular challenges in engineering environments, this sixth edition includes new chapters on Agile project management and project governance, more real-life examples and updated software information. Ideal for those studying for Project Management Professional (PMP) qualifications, Project Management, Planning and Control is aligned with the latest Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) for both the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the Association of Project Management (APM), and includes questions and answers to help you test your understanding. It is also updated to match the latest BS 6079 standard for project management in construction.

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"Following a typical process - from planning and scheduling to budgeting and control - this book focuses on the needs and challenges of project managers across the construction, engineering and manufacturing sectors.this sixth edition includes new chapters on "agile" project management and project governance.It is also ideal for those studying for professional examinations."--MODUS, July/August 2014 Praise for the previous edition: "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 magazine

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