Part 1: Initiating the Project 1. Project Management Framework. 2. Initiating the Project. Part II: Planning the Project 3. Planning the Project Scope. 4. Planning for Project Schedule and Communication. 5. Planning the Project Resources. 6. Planning Quality and Risk Management. Part III: Executing the Project 7. Managing Project Work. 8. Developing and Managing the Project Team. 9. Managing the Stakes. Part IV: Monitoring and Controlling the Project 10. Monitoring and Controlling the Project Work. 11. Monitoring and Controlling Quality and Risk. 12. Monitoring and Controlling the Golden Triangle. Part V: Closing the Project 13. Closing the Project. 14. Performing Professional Responsiblity. Appendices: A. Answers and Solutions to Study Checkpoint Exercises. B. Answers and Explanations for Chapter Review Questions. C. Final Exam. D. Glossary. E. Bibliography.
Dr. Paul Sanghera is an educator, technologist, and an entrepreneur living in Silicon Valley, California. With a master's degree in computer science from Cornell University and a Ph.D. in physics from Carleton University, he has authored and co-authored more than 100 technical papers published in well-reputed European and American research journals. He has more than 10 years of project management experience in the computer industry and at research labs at CERN and Cornell. Having worked in various roles including director of project management at companies such as MP3.com and Dream Logic, director of software development, and software developer, he has a broader view of project management. He has earned several industry certifications including CompTIA Project+, Project Management Professional, Network+, Linux+, Sun Certified Java Programmer, and Sun Certified Business Component Developer. Dr. Sanghera has contributed to building the world class technologies such as Netscape Communicator, and Novell's NDS. He has taught technology courses at various institutes including San Jose Sate University and Brooks College. As an engineering manager, he has been at the ground floor of several startups.
1. Project Management Framework. 2. Initiating the Project. 3. Planning the Project Scope. 4. Planning Quality and Risk Management. 5. Planning the Project Schedule. 6. Executing the Project. 7. Monitoring and Controlling Projects. 8. Closing the Project. 9. Performing Professional Responsibility. Appendices: A. Answers to Chapter Review Questions. B. Final Exam Quick Prep. C. System Development Life Cycle. D. Proprietary Approaches Toward Project Management.