●DETAILED GUIDE FOR USING MICROSOFT® PROJECT 2016 DEMONSTRATES HOW TO MAXIMIZE THIS TOOL. Students who are interested can find a complete, detailed guide for using Microsoft® Project 2016 in Appendix A.
●THOROUGH, TIMELY COVERAGE PREPARES STUDENTS FOR SUCCESS ON-THE-JOB AND ON CERTIFICATION EXAMS. This book carefully details content that is ideal in preparing students for successful careers in IT Project Management. Students also find insights important for excelling on the professional certification exams.
●ONGOING CASES AND ONLINE TEMPLATES PROVIDE IMPORTANT HANDS-ON PRACTICE. Students can view principles in action with continuing contemporary cases throughout this edition. Students also learn to use existing time-saving online templates.
●FRESH EXAMPLES, LEARNING FEATURES, AND CASES PROVIDE CONTEMPORARY PRACTICE. Students gain important hands-on experience in managing IT-related projects for the business world with exercises, cases and updated learning features, including What Went Right?, What Went Wrong?, Advice for Young Professionals, Best Practice, Media Snapshot, and Global Issues. The Preface also highlights resources available on the author’s personal website, such as advice for certification, links to additional articles and videos and details on project management simulation tools.
●FULL INSTRUCTOR RESOURCE PACKAGE OFFERS TIME-SAVING PREPARATION AND TEACHING SOLUTIONS. Discover the time-saving resources you need to create a dynamic course with this book's complete supplement package. Online resources include an Instructor's Manual, Solutions Manual, PowerPoint® slides, Cengage Testing Powered by Cognero, Syllabi, and Student Data Files
Develop a strong understanding of IT project management as you learn to apply today’s most effective project management tools and techniques with the unique approach found in Schwalbe's INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECT MANAGEMENT, 9E. Examine the latest developments and skills as you prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exams. This edition reflects content from the latest PMBOK® Guide, 6E and the Agile Practice Guide while providing a meaningful context. Examples from familiar companies featured in today's news discussion, exercises and cases reinforce learning. Time-saving template files assist in completing tasks. Agile information, a guide to using Microsoft Project 2016 and MindTap online resources will help you master today's most marketable IT project management skills.
Kathy Schwalbe, Ph.D., PMP, is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Business Administration at Augsburg College in Minneapolis, where she primarily taught courses in project management and problem solving for business. Dr. Schwalbe's first job out of college was as a project manager/officer in the Air Force. She worked for 10 years in industry (Air Force, Boeing, and Clark Oil) before entering academia in 1991. Dr. Schwalbe is an active member of PMI, having served as the Student Chapter Liaison for the Minnesota chapter, VP of Education for the Minnesota chapter, Editor of the ISSIG Review, Director of Communications for PMI’s Information Systems Specific Interest Group, member of PMI’s test-writing team, and writer for the community posts. She earned her Ph.D. in Higher Education at the University of Minnesota, her MBA at Northeastern University’s High Technology MBA program, and her B.S. in mathematics at the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Schwalbe was named Educator of the Year in 2011 by the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) Education Special Interest Group (EDSIG).
1. Introduction to Project Management.
2. The Project Management and Information Technology Context.
3. The Project Management Process Groups: A Case Study.
4. Project Integration Management.
5. Project Scope Management.
6. Project Schedule Management.
7. Project Cost Management.
8. Project Quality Management.
9. Project Resource Management.
10. Project Communications Management.
11. Project Risk Management.
12. Project Procurement Management.
13. Project Stakeholder Managements.