Melton, Trish.

Managing project delivery maintaining control and achieving success / [electronic resource] : Trish Melton, Peter Iles-Smith. - 1st ed. - Amsterdam ; Boston ; London : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2009. - 1 online resource (xvii, 293 p.) : ill. - Project management essentials series Butterworth-Heinemann/IChemE series . - Project management essentials series. Butterworth-Heinemann/IChemE series. .

Includes index.

Introduction; Project, Programme and Portfolio Delivery; Business Plan Delivery; Set-up Plan Delivery; Control Plan Delivery; When Projects Go Wrong; Case Study One: Capital Engineering Project; Case Study Two: Accounts System Improvement; Appendices.

A practical handbook for career project managers and those involved intermittently with projects throughout their career. Brief and visually led, Managing Project Delivery gets to the point, giving you the knowledge and confidence to manage project benefits and increase the certainty of success. Focused on the needs of engineering and technical Project Managers, but generic enough to support projects in other areas such as business change, IT and product development. Supported by downloadable on-line project benefits management tool templates that enable the techniques developed in the book to be applied in practice. Comprehensive real world case studies demonstrate the use of tools. Successful projects are the basis for the business many successful organisations, but many professionals lack the basic skills required to manage projects successfully. This book shows how to maximise the outcomes of projects and to ensure that the benefits arising from projects -- large or small -- are fully realized by the business. This key outcome can be easily overlooked or sidelined by the need to keep projects on track. Managing Project Delivery provides simple yet powerful tools to ensure that projects deliver on their goals in a controlled and accountable manner. It is the first of four project management titles that separately build skills and together provide a powerful project management resource. * A practical handbook for career project managers and those involved intermittently with projects throughout their career. * Brief and visually led, Managing Project Delivery gets to the point, giving you the knowledge and confidence to deliver projects and increase the certainty of success. * Focused on the needs of both engineering and technical Project Managers, but generic enough to support projects in other areas such as business change, IT and product development. * Supported by downloadable on-line project delivery tool templates that enable the techniques developed in the book to be applied in practice. * Comprehensive real world case studies demonstrate the use of tools. * Project delivery is the third stage of the project lifecycle. This book shows how to maintain control and forecast the project outcome. Provides expert advice, tried-and-tested techniques and a delivery toolkit to address: . Business alignment . Value delivery . Control and forecasting.

9780750685153 0750685158

140525:140663 Elsevier Science & Technology http://www.sciencedirect.com


Project management.
Chemical engineering--Management.


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