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Project scheduling and cost control : planning, monitoring and controlling the baseline

Author: James Taylor
Publisher: Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. : J. Ross Pub., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Scheduling and cost control are the key elements of successful project management. Yet over 80% of all project start with underestimated schedules and costs and are doomed to exceed projections before they begin. This clear and concise book demonstrates how to establish realistic estimates for successful project completion. It illustrates how to control a project's schedule and costs, but more importantly, it shows  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Taylor
ISBN: 9781932159110 1932159118
OCLC Number: 149111511
Description: xxiii, 288 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Identifying and developing customer requirements --
Work breakdown structure and baseline development --
Scheduling --
Cost categories --
Estimating and budget determination --
Planning the project --
The implementation phase --
Monitoring and control --
Understanding the project change process --
Successfully closing the project.
Responsibility: James C. Taylor.
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More than 80 percent of all projects start with underestimated schedules and costs, and are doomed to exceed projections. This concise book demonstrates how to establish realistic estimates, how to  Read more...

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