Introduction to Project Management: A Source Book for Traditional PM Basics (Hardcover)

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Introduction to Project Management: A Source Book for Traditional PM Basics (Hardcover)

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This book presents the fundamentals of project management in simple language and an easy-to-understand format. It is targeted principally at those who are learning or desiring to learn project management as well as those who are already taking project management as a course of study or as a profession. It covers all the basic aspects of project management including the core areas prescribed by the Project Management Institute (PMI) in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) sixth edition. Although the PMBOK Guide seventh edition has significantly shifted focus from a process based standard to a principle based standard, it does not invalidate nor replace the detailed knowledge base contained in the sixth edition, which substantially emphasizes project management processes and knowledge areas. This is particularly apt for the traditional approach to project delivery, which is predictive in nature and has the bulk of the planning done upfront.

The sections of the book are arranged in order of Project Management Processes as they fall within the respective Project Management Knowledge Areas. Experienced project manager, Davies Igberaese, presents all the basic content of traditional project management in a straightforward practical sequence as a typical project manager would go about the processes of initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and closing a project without losing sight of the iterative nature of project management. The inclusion of Project Management Templates gives students and other users of the book the confidence required to effectively understand the basics of managing a wide variety of projects across disciplines including construction, building, industrial engineering, petroleum engineering, software engineering, information technology, business administration, and event management. Introduction to Project Management: A Source Book for Traditional PM Basics can serve as a core textbook for academic courses in project management, for preparing for PMP and CAPM Certification exams, as an excellent resource for new project managers, as well as a handy reference book for project sponsors.

Davies A. Igberaese is a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) with PMP Certification. He obtained a Master of Project Management (MPM) degree in Project Management from the University of Lagos in 2004. He originally trained as an Architect and obtained a BSc degree and an MSc degree in Architecture from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, in 1985 and 1987 respectively. He was registered as a Full Member of the Nigeria Institute of Architects (NIA) as well as the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) in 1992 and has been involved in the design and management of many building projects in various parts of Nigeria as a Consulting Architect and Project Manager. He is currently the Managing Director and Principal Consultant of Design Collaborative Ltd, a firm of architects and project managers.
Product Details ISBN: 9781032137377
ISBN-10: 1032137371
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: September 2nd, 2022
Pages: 270
Language: English