Table of contents for Project management demystified / Geoff Reiss.

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 Acknowledgements xi
 Preface xiii
1 Setting the stage
	project management centres on avoiding problems
	the invisible project manager
	project management in a profession
2 Getting the words in the right order
	Introduction to project management
	What is project management?
	What is project planning?
	 How do you project plan?
3 Nine steps to a successful project
4 The scope of the project and its objectives
	defining the project
	changes to the project
	establishing key dates
	evaluation of potential risks
	the cost/time/quality triangle
	the spectrum of projects
	the need for planning
5 Project planning
	The barchart versus network analysis
	Network analysis¿a primer
	The precedence convention
	Choosing tasks
	drawing up the plan
6 A fly on the wall
7 Resource management
	Resource definition
	Resource allocation 
Resource aggregation
	Resource aggravation
	Resource levelling
	Resource smoothing
	Resource hierarchies
	Resource calendars
	Money management
8 Progress Monitoring and Control
	Cost monitoring
9 Governance and methodologies
10 Advanced critical-path topics
	Work breakdown structure and organisational breakdown structure
	Case Study: Universiade XVI¿the 14th World Student Games
	Merging plans, boiler plating, or task processing
	Linked projects
	Constraint dates
	Negative floats
11 The People Issues
	The role of the project manager
	The classification of people
	Decision making
12 Programme Management
	what is programme management
what is project portfolio management
13 Issue and Risk Management
	Qualitative risk
	Quantitative analysis: risk and critical path
	Case study: the British Library
	Contingency and insurance
14 Terminology
	Alternative definitions
	Further reading
Appendix 1: Sources of additional information

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Project management.