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A project manager's book of tools and techniques : a companion to the PMBOK Guide

Author: Cynthia Snyder
Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This valuable companion to the Project Management Institute'sA Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) ; Sixth Edition presents comprehensive examples and explanations of the tools and techniques presented in thePMBOK Guide. Designed specifically to assist both new and experienced project managers in handling all aspects of a project, this title explins the how ; when it comes to project
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Snyder, Cynthia, 1962- author.
Project manager's book of tools and techniques a companion to the PMBOK Guide
Hoboken : Wiley, 2018
(DLC) 2017036476
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Snyder
ISBN: 9781119424857 1119424852 9781119424840 1119424844
OCLC Number: 1014009533
Notes: Includes index.
Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgments Introduction Part 1 Data Gathering 1.0 Data Gathering Techniques 1.1 Benchmarking 1.2 Brainstorming 1.3 Checksheets 1.4 Checklists 1.5 Focus Groups 1.6 Statistical Sampling Part 2 Data Analysis 2.0 Data Analysis Techniques 2.1 Alternative Analysis 2.2 Cost Benefit Analysis 2.3 Cost of Quality 2.4 Decision Tree 2.5 Earned Value Analysis 2.6 Influence Diagrams 2.7 Make or Buy Analysis 2.8 Performance Indexes 2.9 Regression Analysis 2.10 Reserve Analysis 2.11 Root Cause Analysis 2.12 Sensitivity Analysis 2.13 Stakeholder Analysis 2.14 SWOT Analysis 2.15 Technical Performance Analysis 2.16 Variance Analysis 2.17 What if Analysis Part Three Data Representation 3.0 Data Representation Techniques 3.1 Cause and Effect 3.2 Control Charts 3.3 Flow Charts 3.4 Histograms 3.5 Logical Data Model 3.6 Mind Mapping 3.7 P x I Matrix 3.8 Resource Breakdown Structure 3.9 Responsibility Assignment Matrix 3.10 Scatter Diagrams 3.11 Stakeholder Mapping Part Four Estimating 4.0 Estimating Techniques 4.1 Analogous Estimating 4.2 Bottom Up Estimating 4.3 Estimate at Completion 4.4 Estimate to Complete 4.5 Parametric Estimating 4.6 To Complete Performance Index 4.7 Three Point Estimating 4.8 Variance at Completion Part Five Interpersonal and Team Skills 5.0 Interpersonal and Team Skills 5.1 Conflict Management 5.2 Decision Making 5.3 Nominal Group Technique 5.4 Problem Solving Part Six Other 6.0 Other 6.1 Context Diagram 6.2 Critical Path Method 6.3 Funding Limit Reconciliation 6.4 Inspection 6.5 Leads and Lags 6.6 Precedence Diagramming Method 6.7 Prompt Lists 6.8 Prototypes 6.9 Resource Optimization 6.10 Rolling Wave Planning 6.11 Schedule Compression Index.
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Contents: Acknowledgments viiIntroduction ixPart 1 Data Gathering 11.0 Data Gathering Techniques 21.1 Benchmarking 31.2 Brainstorming 61.3 Check Sheets 81.4 Checklists 101.5 Focus Groups 121.6 Statistical Sampling 14Part 2 Data Analysis 172.0 Data Analysis Techniques 182.1 Alternatives Analysis 192.2 Cost Benefi t Analysis 242.3 Cost of Quality 272.4 Decision Tree 312.5 Earned Value Analysis 362.6 Infl uence Diagrams 412.7 Make-or-Buy Analysis 442.8 Performance Index 462.9 Regression Analysis 482.10 Reserve Analysis 512.11 Root Cause Analysis 552.12 Sensitivity Analysis 582.13 Stakeholder Analysis 632.14 SWOT Analysis 672.15 Technical Performance Analysis 702.16 Variance Analysis 722.17 What-If Analysis 74Part 3 Data Representation 773.0 Data Representation Techniques 783.1 Cause-and-Effect Diagram 793.2 Control Charts 823.3 Flowcharts 873.4 Histograms 903.5 Logical Data Model 933.6 Mind Mapping 963.7 Probability and Impact Matrix 983.8 Resource Breakdown Structure 1013.9 Responsibility Assignment Matrix 1033.10 Scatter Diagrams 1063.11 Stakeholder Mapping 108Part 4 Estimating 1114.0 Estimating Techniques 1124.1 Analogous Estimating 1134.2 Bottom-Up Estimating 1164.3 Estimate at Completion 1194.4 Estimate to Complete 1234.5 Parametric Estimating 1264.6 To-Complete Performance Index 1284.7 Three-Point Estimating 1314.8 Variance at Completion 134Part 5 Interpersonal and Team Skills 1375.0 Interpersonal and Team Skills 1385.1 Confl ict Management 1395.2 Decision Making 1455.3 Nominal Group Technique 1515.4 Problem Solving 153Part 6 Other Techniques 1576.0 Other Techniques 1586.1 Context Diagram 1596.2 Critical Path Method 1616.3 Funding Limit Reconciliation 1706.4 Inspection 1726.5 Leads and Lags 1746.6 Precedence Diagramming Method 1776.7 Prompt Lists 1816.8 Prototypes 1846.9 Resource Optimization 1866.10 Rolling-Wave Planning 1896.11 Schedule Compression 192Appendix: Case Study Scenarios 197Index 203
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