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Information Technology Project Management 8th Edition

Kathy Schwalbe

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  • ISBN-10: 1337228710
  • ISBN-13: 9781337228718
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  • ISBN-10: 1285452348
  • ISBN-13: 9781285452340
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Overview

Demonstrate principles distinctive to managing information technology (IT) with INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECT MANAGEMENT, 8TH EDITION. No approach offers more insights and software tools for IT project management with updates that reflect PMBOK® GUIDE, 5TH EDITION. This edition focuses on effective concepts, tools, and techniques with the only approach to apply all 10 project management knowledge areas to IT projects. Students master project integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resource, communications, risk, procurement, and stakeholder management as well as all five process groups -- initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing. MindView and a guide to Microsoft® Project 2013 are available.

Kathy Schwalbe, Augsburg College

As a professor in the Department of Business Administration at Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Dr. Kathy Schwalbe teaches courses in project management, problem solving for business, systems analysis and design, information systems projects, and strategic technology. She has also served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Minnesota, where she taught a graduate-level course in project management in the engineering department. A frequently requested speaker and consultant, Dr. Schwalbe provides training and consulting services to numerous organizations and addresses professionals at several conferences each year.
  • COURSEMATE SITE OFFERS ADDITIONAL LEARNING SUPPORT FOR STUDENT SUCCESS. This interactive website helps your students make the most of their study time with additional, valuable information technology project management content available through CengageBrain.com.
  • FRESH EXAMPLES, LEARNING FEATURES, AND CASES PROVIDE CONTEMPORARY PRACTICE. Students gain important practice for the business world with engaging exercises, ongoing cases and updated learning features, including What Went Right?, What Went Wrong?, Best Practice, Media Snapshot, and Global Issues features. In addition, the Preface highlights additional resources, such as additional running cases, advice for certification, and details on several project management simulation tools available.
  • FULL INSTRUCTOR RESOURCE PACKAGE OFFERS TIME-SAVING PREPARATION AND TEACHING SOLUTIONS. Discover the time-saving resources you need to create a dynamic course with this book's complete supplement package. Online resources include an Instructor's Manual, Solutions Manual, PowerPoint® slides, ExamView® test bank, Syllabi, Student Data Files and CourseMate Premium Website.
  • DETAILED GUIDE FOR USING MICROSOFT® PROJECT 2013 DEMONSTRATES HOW TO MAXIMIZE THIS TOOL. Students who are interested can find a complete, detailed guide for using Microsoft® Project 2013 within Appendix A.
  • THOROUGH, TIMELY COVERAGE PREPARES STUDENTS FOR SUCCESS ON-THE-JOB AND ON CERTIFICATION EXAMS. This book carefully details content that is ideal both in preparing students for successful careers in IT Project Management as well as in equipping them with insights important for excelling on the certification exams.
  • ONGOING CASES AND ONLINE TEMPLATES PROVIDE IMPORTANT HANDS-ON PRACTICE. Students can view principles in action with continuing contemporary cases. Students also learn to use existing time-saving online templates.

Information Technology Project Management

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Introduction to Project Management.
2. The Project Management and Information Technology Context.
3. The Project Management Process Groups: A Case Study.
4. Project Integration Management.
5. Project Scope Management.
6. Project Time Management.
7. Project Cost Management.
8. Project Quality Management.
9. Project Human Resource Management.
10. Project Communications Management.
11. Project Risk Management.
12. Project Procurement Management.
13. Project Stakeholder Managements.
Appendix A. Guide to Using Microsoft Project 2013.

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