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Information Technology Project Management. with CD–ROM. 4th Edition International Student Version

  • ID: 2239524
  • Book
  • April 2012
  • Region: Global
  • 488 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
The new edition of Marchewa′s
Information Technology Project Management focuses on more simplified chapters, practical examples and the addition of small case studies to every chapter. The text contains the same level of depth and brevity that′s simply written and easy to understand as previous issues. Marchewka continues to focus on how to create measurable organizational value (MOV) to create a solid foundation for making decisions throughout the project′s lifecycle as well as for integrating project management and IT concepts, tools, and techniques.
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CHAPTER 1 An Overview of IT Project Management

The State of IT Project Management

The Context of Project Management

Extreme Project Management

The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®)

CHAPTER 2 The Business Case

The Project Life Cycle and IT Development

An Information Technology Project Methodology (ITPM)

The Business Case

Project Selection and Approval

CHAPTER 3 The Project Charter

Project Integration Management

Project Management Processes

Product–Oriented Processes

The Project Charter

Project Planning Framework

The Kick–Off Meeting

CHAPTER 4 The Project Team

Organization and Project Planning

The Project Team

The Project Evironment

CHAPTER 5 The Scope Management Team

Scope Planning

Project Scope Definition

Project Scope Verification

Scope Change Control

CHAPTER 6 The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

Project Estimation

Software Engineering Metrics and Approaches


What is the Best Way to Estimate IT Projects

CHAPTER 7 The Project Schedule And Budget

Developing the Project Schedule

Project Management Software Tools

Developing the Project Budget

Finalizing the Project Schedule and Budget

CHAPTER 8 The Risk Management Plan

IT Project Risk Management Planning Process

Identifying IT Project Risks

Risk Analysis and Assessment

Risk Strategies

Risk Monitoriing and Control

Risk Response and Evaluation

CHAPTER 9 The Project Communication Plan

Monitoring and Controlling the Project

The Project Communications Plan

Project Metrics

Reporting Performance and Progress

Burn Down Chart

Information Distribution

CHAPTER 10 The IT Project Quality Plan

Quality Tools and Philosophies

Quality Systems

The IT Project Quality Plan

CHAPTER 11 Managing Change, Resistance, and Conflict

The Nature of Change

The Change Management Plan

Dealing with Resistance and Conflict

CHAPTER 12 Managing Project Procurement and Outsourcing

Project Procurement Management


CHAPTER 13 Project Leadership and Ethics

Project Leadership

Ethics in Projects

Multicultural Projects

CHAPTER 14 The Implementation Plan and Project Closure

Project Implementation

Administrative Closure

Project Evaluation

APPENDIX: An Introduction To Function Point Analysis


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Jack T. Marchewka
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