Edition 1.1 — Now available from Prospect Press!
INFORMATION SYSTEMS PROJECT MANAGEMENT:
A Process and Team Approach
Mark A. Fuller, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Joseph S. Valacich, The University of Arizona
Joey F. George, Iowa State University
Christoph Schneider, City University of Hong Kong
Publication Date: May 10, 2017
This is an updated version of Edition 1.0 which was formerly published by Pearson.
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Publication Date: Expected July, 2018 in time for Fall, 2018 classes.
- This will be a completely revised, thoroughly updated new edition.
Description & Features
This text recognizes that project management is a complex team-based activity where various types of technologies are an inherent part of the project management process. The author team has decades of experience in teaching and in the high tech sector. They offer students the knowledge and skills necessary to productively manage IS projects in today’s technology-driven global economy. Key features include:
- Style and pedagogy consistent with this author team’s best-selling books for other IS courses.
- A learn-by-doing approach that engages students in managing a project as part of the class.
- Unique in its focus on team-based project management.
- A focus on technologies including project management software, group support technology, and organization memory systems.
- Helps students master the Project Management Body of Knowledge.
Table of Contents
PART I: PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOUNDATION
Chapter 1: Introduction to Project Management
Chapter 2: The Project Management Life Cycle
Chapter 3: Managing Project Teams
Chapter 4: Managing Project Communication
PART II: PROJECT INITIATION AND PLANNING
Chapter 5: Managing Project Scope
Chapter 6: Managing Project Scheduling
Chapter 7: Managing Project Resources
Chapter 8: Managing Project Quality
Chapter 9: Managing Project Risk
Chapter 10: Managing Project Procurement
PART III: PROJECT EXECUTION, CONTROL, AND CLOSURE
Chapter 11: Managing Project Execution
Chapter 12: Managing Project Control and Closure