Engineering Project Management for the Global High-Technology Industry describes how to effectively implement a wide array of project management tools and techniques and covers comprehensive details on the entire product development lifecycle. Technology management--from research to advanced development to adoption in new products--is explained with examples of organizational structure and required timelines.
This practical guide discusses key topics such as creating a business plan, performing economic analysis, leveraging internal resources and the supply chain, planning project development, controlling projects, tracking progress, managing risk, and reporting to management. Skills essential to the successful project manager, including communication, leadership, and teamwork, are also addressed. Real-world case studies from top global technology companies illustrate the concepts presented in the book.
Part 2: Engineering Project Management Justification
Ch. 5. Engineering Economy, Project justification and proposal risk analysis
Ch. 6. Subcontracting, Make versus Buy and the Supply Chain
Part 3: Engineering Project Planning
Ch. 7. Gantt, Pert, CPM and Milestone Charts
Ch. 8. Project Costing techniques and ABC costing
Ch. 9. Project Risk Assessment
Part 4: Engineering Project Organization, Communications and Control
Ch. 10. Team Work Issues and Conflict Resolution
Ch. 11. Project Tracking tools
Ch. 12. Project Communications in the Global Economy