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Project Management (2,070 Books)


Project management is the discipline of planning, organizing, securing and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives. It is sometimes conflated with program management, however technically that is actually a higher level construction: a group of related and somehow interdependent engineering projects.

 
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Step by Step Guide to Project Management

By: Technical Books Center

Description: This note have been constructed to enhance the readers understanding of types of projects and then to step them through the process of initiating, planning, implementing and closing small to medium size projects. Although the steps are presented in a linear manner, when the reader become used to the thinking processes they will find that apply these processes in an iterative way, drawing upon the tools and processes according to the needs of the project and ...

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Modeling for Transboundary Water Resources Planning and Allocation...

By: R. Lidén; D. Juízo

Description: Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Faculdade de Engenharia, Av. de Moçambique, CP 257, Km 1.5, Maputo, Moçambique. International water resources agreements for transboundary rivers in southern Africa are based on system analysis models for water planning and allocation. The Water Resources Yield Model (WRYM) developed in South Africa has so far been the only model applied in official joint water resources studies aimed to form water-sharing agreements. The c...

Carmo Vaz, A. and van der Zaag, P.: Sharing the Incomati waters: co-operation and competition in the balance: From potential conflict to co-operation potential, UNESCO/IHP/WWAP/IHP-VI/Technical Documents in Hydrology/PC-CP Series/n. 14, 2003.; Chapman, R. A., Manders, P. T., Scholes, R. J., and Bosch, J. M.: Who should get the water? Decision support for water resource management, Water Sci. Technol., 32(5–6), 37-43, 1995.; Consultec and BKS Acres: Joint Inkomati Basin S...

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Assessing Water Resources Management and Development in Northern V...

By: X. Quach; R. Soncini-sessa; F. Pianosi; A. Castelletti

Description: Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy. In many developing countries water is a key renewable resource to complement carbon-emitting energy production and support food security in the face of demand pressure from fast-growing industrial production and urbanization. To cope with undergoing changes, water resources development and management have to be reconsidered by enlarging their scope across sectors and adoptin...

Castelletti, A., Pianosi, F., and Soncini-Sessa, R.: Water reservoir control under economic, social and environmental constraints, Automatica, 44, 1595–1607, 2008.; De Kort, I. and Booij, M.: Decision making under uncertainty in a decision support system for the Red River, Environ. Modell. Softw., 22, 128–136, 2007.; Deb, K., Pratap, A., Agarwal, S., and Meyarivan, T.: A fast and elitist multiobjective genetic algorithm: NSGA-II, IEEE T. Evolut. Comput., 6, 182–197, 2002...

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Integrated Water Resources Management Using Engineering Measures :...

By: Y. Huang

Description: Changjiang Institute of Survey Planning Design and Research, Changjiang Water Resources Commission, No. 1863 Jiefang Avenue, Wuhan, 430010, China. The management process of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) consists of aspects of policies/strategies, measures (engineering measures and non-engineering measures) and organizational management structures, etc., among which engineering measures such as reservoirs, dikes, canals, etc., play the backbone...

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Guide to Project Management

By: Technical Books Center
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Measurement Driven Project Management

By: Tim Olson

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Presentation Objectives Discuss some principles of measurement. Explain the benefits of implementing data driven project management. Present a QIC Process Measurement FrameworkSM. Provide some examples of data driven project management metrics. Discuss some measurement strategies and provide an example project measurement dashboard. Answer any of your questions.

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Usaids Obligations in Water Resources Management for Fy 2000

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: The world faces an unprecedented crisis in water resources management, with profound implications for global food security, protection of human health, and maintenance of aquatic ecosystems. Water shortages threaten to reduce global food supply while worl ...

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Program Management Office Program Summary

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: Program Management Office Program Summary (in thousands of dollars) Accounts FY 2003 Actual FY 2004, Actual FY 2005, Current FY 2006 ...

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Defense Resources Management Institute

By: Department of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: REISSUANCE AND PURPOSE. Pursuant to the authority vested in the Secretary of Defense by Section 113 of 10 U.S.C. (reference (a)), this Directive reissues D.O.D. Directive 5010.35 (reference (b)) to ... 1.1. Change the name of the Defense Resources Management Education Center to the Defense Resources Management Institute (DRMI) ... 1.2. Establish policy and update responsibilities for the DRMI. ... 1.3. Continue to authorize and update the composition of the Poli...

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Strategies for Implementing the Cmmi Project Management Process Ca...

By: Department of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Objectives Attending this presentation should enable you to ... 1. Understand how differing perceptions of project management makes this process category so difficult to implement ... 2. Consider common organizational roadblocks to project management that nearly every organization encounters ... 2. See the value of an incremental approach to implementation ... 2. Take away practical examples as a starting point ...

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Microsoft® Enterprise Project Management

By: Microsoft Corporation
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Report on Project Management in Nasa: by Mars Climate Orbiter

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Defense Resources Management Education Center

By: Don Bonsper, Lieutenant Colonel

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Located on the campus of the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, the Defense Resources Management Education Center (DRMEC) bustles with activity. Tasked to “conduct resources management courses,” DRMEC has resident courses in session in Monterey 48 weeks out of the year. In addition, the Center also provides mobile education teams to teach on-site, two- or three-week analytical decisionmaking courses at various commands throughout the world. Every...

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Natural Resources Management

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: USAID's Natural Resources Management Program promotes the conservation of globally significant biodiversityimproved forest managementthe effective use, restoration, and preservation of land resourcesand the improved management of water and coastal ...

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Natural Resources Management

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: The Natural Resources Management (NRM) program intends to maximize the sustainable use of natural resources by working with communities and the Government of Kenya (GOK) to enhance sustainable land use practices. The program focuses on: improving communit ...

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Economic Growth, Agriculture and Trade-Natural Resources Management

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: The Natural Resources Management Program focuses on providing increased social, economic and environmental benefits through healthy ecosystems and sustainable resource management. The program specifically aims to: improve natural resource management and ...

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Report of Sacramento-San Joaquin Water Supervision for : No. 23: 55

By: California. Division of Water Resources; California. Dept. of Water Resources. Division of Resources Planning

Vols. for 1935-1954 issued by: California. Dept. of Public Works, Division of Water Resources; for 1955 by: California. Dept. of Water Resources, Division of Resources Planning

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Charles R. Skip Dorrell Appointed Director of Gpo's Office of Info...

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Public Printer Michael F. DiMario has named Charles R. “Skip” Dorrell, a twenty-six year veteran of the Government Printing Office, as Director of GPO’s Office of Information Resources Management (OIRM). The appointment was effective January 14.

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International Trade Administration (Ita) Office of Human Resources...

By: epartment of Commerce

Excerpt: Customer Service Standards. In order to meet the service expectations of our customers, the International Trade Administration?s (ITA), Office of Human Resources Management (OHRM), has in place and in effect, customer service standards. Our customer service standards are agreed upon standards between our customers and OHRM, in essence, these standards create a business partnership of mutual understanding. To view how ITA OHRM is structured, click here.

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The Defense Resources Management Institute (Drmi) Helping Countrie...

By: C. J. Lacivita, Dr.

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: The Defense Resources Management Institute (DRMI), located at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey, California, is an educational institution sponsored and supervised by the Secretary of Defense. The DRMI teaches graduatelevel, professional education programs in analytical decision making and resource management for military officers and senior civilians from both the United States and other countries. Since its inception in 1965, over 28,000 official...

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