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Project Management - Principles and Practices Nutek, Inc. Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48302, USA.
Module 0 Introduction Page ii R. Roy/Nutek, Inc. Project Management – Principles and Practices Version 0806 Instructor’s Background Ranjit K. Roy, Ph.D., P.E., PMP, (Mechanical Engineering, president of NUTEK, INC.) , is an internationally known consultant and trainer specializing in quality engineering. Dr. Roy has achieved recognition for his down-to-earth style of teaching of Taguchi’s experimental design and other quality improvement techniques like Quality Operating Systems (QOS), Production Problem Solving, Project Management, etc. Dr. Roy began his career with The Burroughs Corporation as a senior project engineer following the completion of graduate studies in engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla in 1972. At General Motors Corp. (1976-1987) Dr. Roy assumed various engineering responsibilities, his last position being that of reliability manager. While at GM, he consulted on a large number of documented quality improvement projects of significant cost savings. Dr. Roy established his own consulting company, Nutek, Inc. in 1987 and currently offers consulting, training, and application workshops on product and process design improvement. He is the author of the textbooks A Primer On The Taguchi Method, published by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers in Dearborn, Michigan, Design of Experiments Using the Taguchi Approach: 16 Steps to Product and Process Improvement published (January 2001) by John Wiley & Sons, New York, and of Qualitek- 4 software for design and analysis of Taguchi experiments. Dr. Roy is a fellow of the American Society for Quality and an adjunct professor at Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan. Dr. Roy is listed in the Marquis Who’s Who in the world.
Module 0 Introduction Page iii R. Roy/Nutek, Inc. Project Management – Principles and Practices Version 0806 Project Management - Principles and Practices Course Outline In today’s fast-paced business world, organizations that practice sound project management principles secure competitive advantage over those who rely on experience alone. Today, to get products and services to the market faster with a cost advantage, the projects must be time-based as well as cost-based. Project Managers who understand how to use the tools of Project Management are taking leadership roles in the constant drive toward operating improvement. This comprehensive 4-day seminar is an in-depth and participative course providing project managers with the skills, knowledge and tools needed for project success. Seminar attendees learn the essential steps in setting up project plans, scheduling work, exercising appropriate control and monitoring progress to achieve desired project goals. Through class exercises and realistic simulations, attendees learn how the principles are put into practice.

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