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Author Samant, Ulhaus M., author.

Title Computer support for successful project management : using MS Project 2016 with construction projects / Ulhas M. Samant.

Publication Info. New York, New York (222 East 46th Street, New York, NY 10017) : Business Expert Press, 2016.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 177 pages) : illustrations.
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Series Information systems collection, 2156-6593
Information systems collection. 2156-6593
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page [190]) and index.
Contents 1. Project management life cycle for construction projects -- 2. Scope management -- 3. Introduction to project scheduling -- 4. Schedule calculations -- 5. Resources -- 6. Estimating costs and arriving at budget -- 7. Tracking project -- 8. Reports -- 9. Managing multiple projects -- 10. Beyond scope, time, and cost -- Appendix [A-G] -- Notes -- References -- Index.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary In the recent past, computer programs have been used extensively to manage construction projects. It has become almost mandatory for construction managers and civil engineering students to learn how to use computer software to manage projects. This is a book intended to help construction management professionals and civil engineering students in using the popular software MS-Project. Although there are many books on MS-Project, there are very few that cover the subject from the construction managers' perspective. This book uses guided examples from the construction sector. Most of the relevant project management terminology, concepts, and key processes have also been discussed, based on the standards of the Project Management Institute. This book will help construction project managers to easily relate with the projects they execute in their day-to-day life. The author has included advanced topics like earned value analysis and multiple project management. You will also learn how a tool like MS-Project can be used for processes related to risk, quality, and so on, in addition to meeting project objectives like scope, time, and cost. This book will help you to transform yourself from a construction professional to a construction project manager.
Note Title from PDF title page (viewed on August 29, 2016).
Subject Microsoft Project.
Construction projects -- Management -- Data processing.
Indexed Term architecture
civil engineering
construction management
Microsoft Office Project
MS Project
Office Project
PMI
Project 2016
project management
Project Professional
scheduling software
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: 9781606497524
ISBN 9781606497531 e-book
9781606497524 paperback

 
    
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