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Team-Fly® AM FL Y Page iii Modern Project Management
Successfully Integrating Project Management Knowledge Areas and Processes
Norman R. Howes Page iv Disclaimer: This netLibrary eBook does not include the ancillary media that was packaged with the original printed version of the book. This publication is designed to provide accurate and authoritative information in regard to the subject matter covered. It is sold with the understanding that the publisher is not engaged in rendering legal, accounting, or other professional service. If legal advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional person should be sought. Microsoft Access, Microsoft Explorer, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Project are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. The term and program Modern Project is copyrighted by Norman R Howes. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Howes, Norman R. Modern project management: successfully integrating project management knowledge areas and processes / Norman R. Howes. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 0-8144-0632-7 1. Industrial project management. I. Title. HD69.P75 H69— 2001 658.4'04 -dc21 00- 045108 2001 Norman R. Howes. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America. This publication may not be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in whole or in part, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of AMACOM, a division of American Management Association, 1601 Broadway, New York, NY 10019. Printing number 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Page v Contents
List of Illustrations Preface How to Use the CD Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Project Planning 2.1 Subdivision of the Work 2.2 Quantification of the Work 2.3 Using Modern Project to Create a WBS 2.3.1 Entering WBS Information 2.3.2 The WBS Listing Report 2.3.3 Entering Task Data 2.3.4 The Task Budget Listing Report 2.4 Sequencing the Work 2.5 Budgeting (Estimating) the Work 2.5.1 Using the Cost Accounts Entry/Edit Tool 2.5.2 Budget Reports ix xiii xix 1 15 16 23 26 27 32 34 37 39 43 47 50 2.6 Scheduling the Work 2.7 The Baseline Chart Chapter 3. Project Monitoring 3.1 Collecting Actual Expenditures 3.2 Cost Reports 3.3 Progress Tracking 54 62 67 68 72 74 Page vi 3.4 Progress and Status Reports 3.5 Scientific Forecasting Chapter 4. Project Performance Evaluation 4.1 How is performance evaluated? 4.2 Performance Evaluation Reports 4.3 Variance Analysis 4.3.1 Cost Variances 4.3.2 Schedule Variances 4.3.3 Variance Reporting 4.3.4 The Cost Performance Ratio 4.3.5 The Schedule Performance Ratio Chapter 5. Productivity Measurement 5.1 Unit Rates 5.2 The Productivity Ratio 5.3 The Productivity Report 5.4 The Importance of Productivity Measurement Chapter 6. Alternate Views 83 84 105 106 110 114 114 116 118 119 122 125 126 130 131 132 135 6.1 Expanding the Task List 6.2 The Expanded Cost Accounts 6.3 The...
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