Fuller: Information Systems Project management

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

Edition 1.1

Copyright 2018 | Publication Date: May 10, 2017
This is an updated version of Edition 1.0 which was formerly published by Pearson.

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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.
  • 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.
  • 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 Managment 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