Amacom - Modern Project Management (Ocr) - 2001 ! - (By Laxxuss)

Amacom - Modern Project Management (Ocr) - 2001 ! - (By Laxxuss)

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Page iii Modern Project Management Successfully Integrating Project Management Knowledge Areas and Processes Norman R. Howes
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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
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Page v Contents List of Illustrations ix Preface xiii How to Use the CD xix Chapter 1. Introduction 1 Chapter 2. Project Planning 15 2.1 Subdivision of the Work 16 2.2 Quantification of the Work 23 2.3 Using Modern Project to Create a WBS 26 2.3.1 Entering WBS Information 27 2.3.2 The WBS Listing Report 32 2.3.3 Entering Task Data 34 2.3.4 The Task Budget Listing Report 37 2.4 Sequencing the Work 39 2.5 Budgeting (Estimating) the Work 43 2.5.1 Using the Cost Accounts Entry/Edit Tool 47 2.5.2 Budget Reports 50
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2.6 Scheduling the Work 54 2.7 The Baseline Chart 62 Chapter 3. Project Monitoring 67 3.1 Collecting Actual Expenditures 68 3.2 Cost Reports 72 3.3 Progress Tracking 74
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Page vi 3.4 Progress and Status Reports 83 3.5 Scientific Forecasting 84 Chapter 4. Project Performance Evaluation 105 4.1 How is performance evaluated? 106 4.2 Performance Evaluation Reports 110 4.3 Variance Analysis 114 4.3.1 Cost Variances 114 4.3.2 Schedule Variances 116 4.3.3 Variance Reporting 118 4.3.4 The Cost Performance Ratio 119 4.3.5 The Schedule Performance Ratio 122 Chapter 5. Productivity Measurement 125 5.1 Unit Rates 126 5.2 The Productivity Ratio 130 5.3 The Productivity Report 131 5.4 The Importance of Productivity Measurement 132 Chapter 6. Alternate Views 135
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6.1 Expanding the Task List 136 6.2 The Expanded Cost Accounts 138 6.3 The Expanded Transaction Lists 142 6.3.1 New Cost Transactions 142 6.3.2 New Progress Transactions 145 6.3.3 New Variance Transactions 150 6.4 Expanded Budget and Cost Reports 150 6.5
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