Project Management

  • Type : Paperback
  • Author : K T. Upadhyaya | G. T. Thampi
  • ISBN Number : 9789386765710
  • Total Pages : -
  • Audience : Beginner to Advance
  • Price : 235

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Table Of Contents


  1. Project Management Foundation

1.1. Introduction

1.2. Definition of Project

1.2.1. Project Vs Operations

1.2.2. Necessity of Project Management

1.3. Project Management knowledge Areas as Per Project Management Institute (PMI)

1.4. Triple Constraints

1.5. Project Life Cycle Phases

1.6. Stage Gate Process

1.6.1. Role of Project Manager

1.7. Negotiations and Resolving Conflicts

1.8. Project Management in Various Organisational Structures


Review Questions

Suggested Readings and References

  1. Initiating Projects

2.1. Introduction

2.2. How to Get Project Started

2.3. Project Proposal

2.4. Selecting Project Strategically

2.5. Project Portfolio Process

2.6. Project Selection Models

2.6.1. Numeric Models

2.6.2. Scoring Model

2.6.3. Non-numeric Models

2.7. Project Charter

2.8. Project Sponsor

2.9. Effective Project Team

2.9.1. Stages of Team Development and Growth

2.9.2. Team Dynamics


Review Questions

Suggested Readings and References

  1. Project Planning and Scheduling

3.1. Introduction

3.2. Project Requirements and Scope

3.3. Work Breakdown Structure

3.3.1. Different Approaches for Building the WBS

3.3.2. Representation of WBS

3.4. Linear Responsibility Chart

3.5. Interface Coordination and Concurrent Engineering

3.6. Project Budgeting

3.7. Network and Scheduling Techniques

3.7.1. Critical Path Method (CPM)

3.7.2. Project Evaluation Review Technique (PERT)

3.7.3. Gantt Chart

Introduction to Project Management Information System (PMIS)


Review Questions

Suggested Readings and References

  1. Planning Projects

4.1. Introduction

4.2. Crashing Project Time

4.3. Resource Loading and Levelling

4.4. Goldratt’s Critical Chain Method

4.5. Project Stakeholder Communication Plan

4.6. Risk Management in Projects

4.6.1. Risk Management Planning

4.7. Probability and Impact Matrix

4.7.1. Risk Identification

4.7.2. Risk Register

4.8. Qualitative and Quantitative Risk Assessment

4.9. Risk Response Strategies for Positive and Negative Risks


Review Questions

Suggested Readings and References

  1. Project Execution and Monitoring

5.1. Introduction

5.2. Executing Projects

5.2.1. Planning, Monitoring and Controlling cycle

5.2.2. Information Needs and Reporting

5.2.3. Engaging with Stakeholders

5.2.4. Team Management and Communication

5.2.5. Project Meetings

5.3. Monitoring and Controlling Projects

5.3.1. Earned Value Management Techniques for Measuring the Value of Work Completed

5.3.2. Use of Milestones for Measurement

5.3.3. Change Requests and Scope Creep

5.3.4. Project Audit

5.4. Project Procurement Management

5.5. Project Contracting

5.6. Project Outsourcing


Review Questions

Suggested Readings and References

  1. Project Closure

6.1. Introduction

6.2. Termination of Project

6.2.1. Various Types of Project Terminations

6.2.2. Process of Project Termination

6.2.3. Completing a Final Report

6.2.4. Conducting Lessons Learned Analysis

6.2.5. Acknowledging Success and Failures

6.2.6. Project Management Templates and Other Resources

6.3. Managing without Authority

6.4. Project Leadership and Ethics

6.4.1. Defining Project Leadership

6.4.2. Ethics in Projects

6.5. Multicultural Projects


Review Questions

Suggested Readings and References

  1. Glossary
  2. Index


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About Author

About the Authors:


Dr. K. T. Upadhyaya has over 17 years experience in executing large scale projects initially in Cement, Petrol chemical, Food, and Dairy industry and currently in Software development, Data Analytics and Automation projects. Dr. K. T. Upadhyaya is engaged in training in Project Management, Risk Management, Data warehousing for past 16 years. He has trained over 10,000 participants from companies in different domains and students from top B-schools in India. He also trains on Data Analytics, Supply Chain Analytics, Business Process Management, Process Automation and AI. Dr. K. T. Upadhyaya has keen interest in relating Indian Mythology, particularly Mahabharata, to management lessons. He is an avid reader of books relating to topics ranging from Data to Fiction and everything in between. Sachin Dev Burman and Sachin Tendulkar are his two favourites in their respective domains. Dr. K. T. Upadhyaya holds a Mechanical Engineering Degree from Sardar Patel College of Engineering, Mumbai and Masters and Ph. D. from BITS Pilani. He is a Certified Project Management Professional from PMI(R), Pennsylvania, USA.



Dr. G. T. Thampi is currently The Principal at Thadomal Shahani Engineering College, Bandra, Mumbai. He hold a Ph.D Degree in Technology and has more than 33 years of experience in renowned college. Dr. G.T. Thampi has been a part of some interesting researches and holds interests in Business Process and Re-Engineering in realm of Engineering Education. Apart from his own researches he has been a guide for multiple researches done in technology front. 17 research scholars awarded Ph.D. under his guidance. Dr. Thampi is also a co-author of more than 80 research publications and books