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Project management for managers

NPTEL and Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee via YouTube


Course outline: Project management is an essential skill-set for many careers and in many contexts in our lives. Project Management is an ideal starting point if you need to manage projects at work or at home, while not necessarily being a formally trained project manager. It is also suitable if you are considering undertaking a project in the near future and are seeking to learn and apply essential project management knowledge and skills.


Introduction of Project Management.
Project Success.
Types of Structure Organizations.
Project Management Office.
Stakeholders Management.
Types of Projects and Project Life Cycle.
Project Life Cycle Phases & Project Appraisal.
Methods of Project Selection- I.
Methods of Project Selection- II.
Methods of Project Selection (MCDM -I).
Methods of Project Selection (MCDM-II).
Methods of Project Selection (MCDM-III).
Market and Demand Analysis - I.
Market and Demand Analysis - II.
Financial Analysis.
Capital Budgeting Techniques - I.
Capital Budgeting Techniques - II.
Financing of Projects.
Risk Management - I.
Risk Management - II.
Risk Management (Control & Documentation).
Stand Alone Risk Analysis- I.
Stand Alone Risk Analysis- II.
Hillier Model.
Simulation Analysis.
Decision Tree Analysis- I.
Decision Tree Analysis- II.
Abandonment Analysis.
Technical Analysis.
Product Mix and Plant Capacity Analysis.
Project Team Building, Conflict and Negotiation.
HRM Issues and time Management.
Project Time Management- Introduction.
Project Time Management (Project Scheduling).
Project time Management- Numbering of Nodes.
Project Time Management- PERT Networks.
Project Time Management- CPM.
Project Time Management- Laddering in PERT/CPM.
Probability Models in Networks- I.
Probability Model in Networks- II.
Probability Model in Networks- III.
Probability Model in Networks- IV.
Simulation of Networks- I.
Simulation of Networks- II.
Slacks & Floats- I.
Slacks & Floats- II.
Time and Cost Relationship.
Crashing of Networks- I.
Crashing of Networks II.
Crashing of networks- III (Free Float Method).
Crashing of Networks- IV.
Introduction to Project Cost Management.
Cost Control (Tools and Techniques).
Cost Estimation.
Introduction to Quality Management.
Cost of Quality.
Quality Management (Source of variability and Six Sigma ).
Quality Management (Six Sigma Tools).
Procurement Management- I.
Procurement Management- II and Project Termination.

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IIT Roorkee July 2018



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