Project Management Essentials Revised Edition,
1st Edition

Therese Linton

ISBN-13: 9780170446617 | ISBN-10: 0170446611

Copyright 2020

| Published 2019

| 520 pages

List Price USD $78.75


Learn the framework for delivering successful project outcomes. An essential tool for students of project management. This text combines the disciplines of the internationally recognised Project Management Body of Knowledge with the practical techniques that are used in the project management profession in Australia today. Essential project management practices are unlocked in an easy to understand manner that draws on relevant examples from project management professions within Australia. Suitable for students studying Business, Information Technology, Engineering and Architecture, and also: BSB07 - Business Services Training Package BSB41513 - Certificate IV in Project Management Practice BSB51415 - Diploma of Project Management BSBPMG522A - Undertake project work Part 1 of the text follows the project lifecycle; Part 2 focuses on the nine key knowledge areas of project management.

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Meet the Authors

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Therese Linton worked for many years as a part time teacher for the Northern Sydney Institute of TAFE and as a project manager for leading corporations in Australia for over 30 years. Her background spans a range of industries from Banking and Finance, eCommerce, Information Technology, Wealth Management, Telecommunications, Manufacturing and Legal Services. She also has extensive experience as a Program Director; leading Enterprise Project Management Offices; and in the design and delivery of training programs. Her education sector experience includes – • Design and delivery of the Certificate IV and Diploma of Project Management for the Northern Sydney Institute of TAFE including face to face and online programs • Unit of Study Coordinator for both the Masters of Project Management and the Masters of Project Leadership for the University of Sydney • Creation of tailored in-house training programs for Project Managers, Project Sponsors, Senior Managers and key stakeholders • Design and delivery of on-going coaching programs

  • Combines latest PMBOK standards with accessible real-world practical examples
  • Local review questions and reflection activities to address specific performance criteria
  • Local product written to training package
  • Australian textbook written to the current version of the BSB Business Services Training Package, with full mapping available

Table of Contents

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Part 1: Project management lifecycle
1. Introduction
2. Project initiation
3. Project planning
4. Project execution
5. Project monitoring and controlling
6. Project closure

Part 2: Project management key knowledge areas
7. Project scope management
8. Project time management
9. Project cost management
10.. Project quality management
11.. Project human resource management
12.. Project communication management
13.. Project risk management
14.. Project procurement management
15. Project stakeholder management
16.. Project integration management
A 1. Project Management Certification Professional Bodies
A 2. Projects, Programs and Portfolios

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

Project Management Essentials Instructor's Manual

A wealth of content to help set up and administer your subject. Created by senior academics teaching in this area, the Instructor Manual reinforces key points from the textbook, with discussion points and tips, learning objectives, chapter outlines, key points, teaching tips and materials, ideas on how to use online teaching resources and solutions to all questions and problems from the text.

Project Management Essentials Test Bank (Word File)

Create, customise and deliver tests in minutes for both print and online applications. A bank of questions for you to use to build your quizzes, tests and exams.

Project Management Essentials Artwork from the Text

Digital files of graphs, tables, pictures and flow charts from the text that can be used in a variety of media. Add them into your lectures, use in student handouts and include in your LMS.

Project Management Essentials Student Companion Website

Website with case studies, quizzes, templates

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Project Management Essentials Revised Edition

  • ISBN-10: 0170446611
  • ISBN-13: 9780170446617

Price USD$ 78.75


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