Procurement Project Management Success

Lindstrom, Diana L

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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 #

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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.

KEY FEATURES:

--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

From the Inside Flap: Based on the author's experience as a project management professional working in a strategic supply management position, this unique guide demonstrates how to integrate supply management best practices with those applicable from the project management profession, to satisfy stakeholders, achieve cost savings and obtain the best value for the dollar. It explains how to initiate, plan, manage, and complete procurement projects from simple to complex successfully.

Key Features

Illustrates tools from project management that can easily be used in the procurement process, such as work breakdown structure (WBS), budget, schedule, Gantt charts, network diagrams, communication and risk management, and presents strategies and techniques for adding value to procurement projects

Explains the skills needed and used by procurement professionals, outlines the seven procurement steps, and uses professional project management techniques to improve the procurement process

Delineates the elements of procurement and communication plans and their importance to project success

Highlights how applying project management techniques to procurements leads to greatly improved communications within a company/agency, including interactions between procurement and business unit personnel

Provides step-by-step instructions for developing a procurement project schedule and budget, and demonstrates the importance of a change control system

Supplies a process for prioritizing work that all business professionals can use

Dissects a negotiation example for the good, the bad, and the ugly, and outlines negotiation goals, along with the processes and techniques to use

Covers the entire contract administration process in detail

Uses case examples that everyone can relate to throughout the book to demonstrate the activities and processes required to complete a procurement project successfully

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