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Procurement Project Management Success: Achieving a Higher Level of Effectiveness

ISBN: 9781604270891
Publisher: J. Ross Publishing
Publication Date: 2014-01-21
Number of pages: 320
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Description


Based on the unique experiences of the author as both a supply management and project management professional, this guide provides a proven approach that integrates supply management best practices with strategies, tools, and techniques from the project management profession to consistently create successful procurements. It demonstrates how to achieve excellent cost savings and satisfy stakeholders by setting expectations, continuously communicating status, and getting the best value for the dollar.

KEY FEATURES:

--Explains how to successfully initiate, plan, manage, and complete procurement projects from simple to complex
--Illustrates tools from project management that can easily be used in the procurement process, such as communication and risk management, work breakdown structures, and Gantt charts
--Provides step-by-step instructions for developing a project schedule and budget, procurement and communication plans, and demonstrates the importance of a change control system
--Uses simple case examples to illustrate the activities and processes required to effectively execute a procurement project
--Dissects a negotiation example and covers the entire contract administration process
--WAV offers downloadable instructions for creating a Gantt chart in Microsoft Excel for Mac, and an actual request for proposal, schedule, budget, and procurement plan for a case example -- available from the Web Added Value Download Resource Center at jrosspub.com

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