This book aims at supplementing current academic programmes of schools/colleges/institutes of (i) Management and (ii) Technology/Engineering and to assist in appreciating real-life practical approach in Project Management. It is hoped that educational institutions will find it a unique book for case studies in Project Management facilitating more effective and close co-ordination of efforts, particularly in respect of inter-related programmes/projects. The book will be equally usefull for the use of, and application by, professionals, practitioners, etc.
The book is predominantly practical-oriented with minimum essential academic/theoretical inputs. Particular mention may be made to a number of case studies cutting across different sectors of the economy such as iron ore export programme, power, water resources, health, agriculture, etc. The book is flooded with innumerable illustrations, tables, comprehensive drawings, etc.
1. Project management 2. Project appraisal 3. Network planning and scheduling technique 4. Performance budgeting for capital projects 5. Resource allocation 6. Squared or time-based network plan 7. Standardisation and network technique (PERTCPM) 8. Environmental impact assessment 9. Project risk assessment and analysis 10. Probability of achieving deadlines 11. Some aspects of management of construction contracts 12. Project monitoring and information system 13. Management by exception 14. Project completion report 15. Sweetwater hydro electric project a case study 16. Deep valley hydro-electric project resource-based network plan a case study 17. Network-based planning & control system for iron ore export programme 18. Application of network technique (PERTCPM) to health programmes 19. Planning of power projects 20. Management information system for power projects 21. Management of maintenance 22. Application of network technique (PERTCPM) to operation and maintenance 23. State-wide monitoring and information system for plan implementation 24. Project consultancy 25. Training in project planning, scheduling and monitoring lesson plan 26. Use of computers 27. Casesproblems 28. Project organisation structure 29. Ethics in project management 30. Conclusion.
C.S. Parthasarthy :- C.S. Parthasarathy, Management Consultant & Trainer