Preface; Abbreviations; 1. Project Management Backdrop; 2. Quality and Quality Management Systems; 3. Project Management Processes and PMIS; 4. Pre-project Scenario; 5. Project Initiation; 6. Project Planning; 7. Project Execution, Monitoring and Control; 8. Project Closing and Beyond; 9. Project Management Summary by Knowledge Areas; Appendices; A. IT Around Us; B. Capacity Planning; C. Software Development Orientation; D. Estimation Techniques; E. Quality Control; F. Metrics and Measurements; G. Configuration Management; H. Human Resources Management; I. Project Structure and Roles; Suggested Reading.
S. A. KELKAR PhD (Michigan, USA), is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and the Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai. He has over 35 years of experience in the field of information systems, information technology, and software engineering. Earlier, he has taught as a full timer at IITB, Mumbai, NIBM, Mumbai, and NITIE, Mumbai. He also teaches postgraduate courses in the area of operations research, and information resources management at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. Dr. Kelkar has been a consultant to organizations such as Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Aptech and Voltas. Besides this text, he has authored six books, all published by PHI Learning, New Delhi.