It explains the concepts and application of management theory fairly concisely and very thoroughly. There are also a number of real-world examples provided in almost every section, many of which are memorable and entertaining.
If he does, get ready for a snoozer. In this day and age project management is done with computer programs. The included disc is just a 60 day trial of MS Project, not even enough to get through the semester. I felt like I could chose to read a lot or a little, depending on my energy level.
The book covers everything from project selection to budget and time mana In this better-than-average textbook, Oregon State University professors Erik Larson and Clifford Gray split their time between discussing the process based elements of Project Management and the people based elements of project management.
The book covers everything from project selection to budget and time management to dealing with the unexpected on a project to project closure and review.
The book provides allot of chaff with very few "Deliverables". Excessive repetition aside, the text is easy to follow and written for the the student uninitiated in Project Management.
By Amazon Customer on Jul 08, This is an excellent product and its everything I was expecting it to be. Provided a great source of information for passing the PMP exam.
The 4th edition reflects the latest changes found in the practice. Would be a great book for classroom settings By Lynette on Jan 06, This book was a semi easy read until the last few chaptersI think it would be more enjoyable in a classroom setting, I read the book for an online course and at times was rather hard to follow.
Thanks Used this for a college class that I hated, so my opinion may be biased By Steve on Oct 30, Used this for a college class that I hated, so my opinion may be biased. To buy this book at the lowest price, Click Here.
I appreciated that the chapters in this book were shorter and more digestible than in many textbooks. This is an excellent product and its everything I was expecting it to I read that it came with a disc, and that I should buy it new or the disc may be used or missing.
It was needed for one of my classes. They are acutely aware that someone may be really talented with work project breakdowns, risk management and Gantt charts but still be ineffective as a PM due to a lack of people skills. GrayErik W. More like project futility!
Much of the content could be explained in shorter, easier to read, paragraphs. I was not happy about that. Another 5 weeks in the course so my impression may change. Also, I have found errors in structure and grammar.
Helped me pass my class with an "A" By Shaft on Dec 23, This book helped me pass my class with an "A" and I currently use it as a reference when dealing with problem management issues and questions Excellent Book By Ken B on Jan 17, Excellent book for learning the project management discipline.
Add a Book Review Book Summary: Whether your book comes with the disc or not you will still have to figure out another way to get the program. Then again, this book is not a manual for Microsoft Project.Clifford F. Gray, Erik W.
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1. Project: A project is an effort or endeavor undertaken for a period of time in the purpose to build, create or achieve a unique product, services or result.
This textbook presents a balanced treatment of both the technical and behavioural issues in project management as well as covering a broad range of industries to which project management principles can be applied.
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