Project Management PI 464 Unit I The Evolution of Project Management, Why Project Management? The Project Management Process , When to Use Project Management, The Strategic Context of Projects, The Board of Directors and Major Projects , Project Stakeholder Management, Strategic Issues in Project Management, Technical and Financial Analysis of Projects. Unit II Organizational Design for Project Management, Organizing for Project Management, Project Portfolio Management, Project Authority, Project Management Maturity, Unit III Project Operations, Project Planning, Project Management Information System Project Monitoring. Evaluation, and Control, The Project Earned Value Management System, Project Appraisal Criteria, Project Termination. Unit IV Project Management through Network: Work Break Down structure, Gantt chart etc. PERT Activity Average Time variance and project completion time by Normal Distribution. CPM: Critical path, floats and their Interpretation Event Occurrence times, Net slacks, Resource allocation, Crashing of Network, Time cost trade-off. Unit V Interpersonal Dynamics in the Management of Projects, Project Leadership, Project Communications, Successful Project Teams, The Cultural Elements, Continuous Improvement through Projects, Cultural Considerations in Project Management, New Prospects, Alternative Project Teams. Books Recommended: (1) Project Management by David L. Cleland and Lewis R. Ireland, 2006, McGraw Hill (2) Project Management with MS Project CD + Student CD, by Clifford F. Gray, Erik W. Larson, 4E, 2008.
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