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Financially Focused Project Management

Financially Focused Project Management

By Thomas M. Cappels
Hardcover, 6x9, 328 pages
ISBN: 1-932159-09-6
September 2003

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The most up-to-date look at the ever-evolving project management field, Financially Focused Project Management supplies a wide range of strategies and methods to help you successfully meet the challenges of changing economic conditions, technology, resources, requirements, schedules, and budgets. Written by a best-selling author and expert with over 20 years of experience, this financially focused book contains project management methods that you can use to ensure your company successfully meets established consumer and shareholder expectations and investment community demands. Cappels’ clear and concise explanations of proven financially focused project management tools and techniques, including the human aspects, give you a varied and flexible skill set.

Hundreds of millions of dollars have been saved, and billions more will be, when the worlds of Project Management and Finance are united as outlined in this text. Financially Focused Project Management is designed for use as a professional reference, training tool, and academic classroom text. It delineates the best practices of hundreds of successful companies, covers both the basics and advanced topics, and provides a unique approach that will help ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget and meet planned financial objectives.

Key Features
  • Covers the latest advancements in project management office, project portfolio management, virtual project management, project management software, the people side of project management and more
  • Illustrates how to apply a financially focused method that ensures company profits are always in the forefront of business decision making
  • Shows management teams how to effectively address the many financial, quality, ethical, and stakeholder-related issues that challenge domestic and global organizations
  • Contains case studies, exercises and thought-provoking questions that reinforce learning
  • WAV downloadable Power Point slides, Project Management Software Guide, and an extensive Glossary of Project Management Terms are available from the Web Added Value Download Resource Center at www.jrosspub.com

  • About the Author(s)
    Thomas M. Cappels is a best-selling author with an extensive background in project management and education. His credentials include over 20 years of experience at Lockheed Martin as project manager on projects such as the Hubble Space Telescope and Space Station Freedom and over 10 years of experience in education as controller of the San Mateo County Office of Education and Course Developer/Adjunct Professor for the University of Phoenix. Cappels has presented more than 50 technical papers, appeared on radio and TV, lectured at numerous educational functions, and authored more than 100 publications.
    Table of Contents

    The Author
    Chapter 1: Update on Project Management
    Chapter 2: Project Management Overview
    Chapter 3: Human Aspects of Project Management
    Chapter 4: The Project Team
    Chapter 5: Project Management Office, Portfolio Management, and Partnering
    Chapter 6: Proposals and Pricing
    Chapter 7: Project Planning
    Chapter 8: Assessing Project Risks and Potential Impacts
    Chapter 9: Project Resource Management and Performance Measurement
    Chapter 10: Project Audit, Termination, and Closure
    Chapter 11: Financial Administration and FFPM Training
    Chapter 12: FFPM Performers and Components
    Chapter 13: The Role of Quality in Project Management
    Chapter 14: Project Management in the 21st Century
    Case Studies

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