Laxmi Textbook of Project Management

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This research based comprehensive project management book is designed to serve as a text for students of management, engineering, economics, commerce, chartered and cost accountancy. The book meets the complete syllabi requirements of the above courses. The book of 43 chapters has thoroughly treated the five parts on project planning, contract management, project buying and HRD, investment feasibility studies and case studies on project management. A real-life case study in the last section is provided to improve the analytical skill of the reader. Examples on PERT, CPM, LCC, HRD, ROI, MIS and Evaluation have been quoted from the Indian industrial environment.
The book provides the first comprehensive treatment on all aspects of project management. The material has been class-tested and is an invaluable reference work serving as a comprehensive text. The book will also be useful to the practicing executives involved in projects, contracts, planning, economics, finance, control, materials in engineering and capital investment. It also gives a complete picture of project management and emphasizes the key techniques with illustrations.


Part I
Project Planning
1.Indian Project Management Scenario
2.Project Asset: Issues and Problems
3.Gantt Chart and LOB
4.Network Analysis
5.Programme Evaluation and Review Technique
6.Critical Path Method
7.Compression on Critical Path
8.Resource Monitoring and Control
Part II
Contract Management
9.Principles of Project Contracts
10.Project Contracting Process
11.Compilation of Project Contracts
12.Practical Aspects of Contract
13.Legal Aspects of Project Management
14.Global Tender and BEC
15.Negotiations for Projects
16.Insurance for Projects
Part III
Project Buying, HRD and Computer
17.Projects Procurement Process
18.Life-Cycle Costing
19.Project Cost Reduction Methods
20.Project Stores
21.Organisation and HRD Issues
22.Role of Computer
23.Project Management in Japan and Germany
Part IV
Investment Feasibility Studies
24.Managing Project Resources Flow
25.Project Feasibility Studies: Stages
26.Project Feasibility Studies: Components
27.Dynamics of Project Cost
28.Estimation of Capital Cost
29.Estimating Operating Costs
30.Forecasting Income
31.Estimation of Investment and Return on Investment
32.Project Evaluation Under Uncertainty
33.Cost of Capital
34.Financial Sources, Concepts, Practices
35.Role of Development Financial Institutions
36.Appraisal Processes, Concepts and Techniques
37.Commercial vs National profitability
38.Interface with Industrial Sickness
39.Project monitoring and M.I.S.
40.Project Cost Overruns and Cost Control
41.Project Audit
42.Frontier Issues in Project Management
Part V
Project Management
(Case Studies)
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Brand / Publisher Laxmi
Return Policy 30 Days
Edition First
ISBN 9789351380887
Author P Gopalakrishnan & V E Rama Moorthy
Language English
Study Stream Engineering
Specialization Civil
Subject Engineering
Pages 400
Binding Paperback


Brand Information

Laxmi Publications is a privately held publishing company and is one of the leading publishers of Engineering, Computers, College, School (CBSE Board) and Children books in India and abroad. It has following subsidiaries and imprints through which it caters to different niches of educational and professional books market.

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