This book is the first of its kind focusing on Application of Operations Research Techniques (Mathematics) in Project Management.It will be of immense help for Project Management Professionals in any industry verticals including Info technology program managers, engineering and construction managers and various operations’ managers.
This book includes real industry examples and methods on how to use Operations Research (OR) techniques to help project management decision making. It will be a guide in the implementation of OR in project management.
It includes ‘Algorithms for various OR techniques’. It also includes Code in C++ for important OR models.
The book deals with project management numerical illustrations on the use of various copyrighted software applications like Microsoft Math, SAP, SPSS, Matlab (Mathworks Inc.), Microsoft Project, Primavera, OpenPlan, C++.
Most importantly, it provides an insight into building of interfaces between Enterprise Applications/business data warehouse to analytical applications like Matlab.
Another important topic in this book is Metrics for Project Management and Progress Analysis (Earned Value Analysis) Methods. This is invaluable to monitor projects also serving as inputs for your project management balanced score cards and strategic program management and cost control.
Besides various Statistical Methods and Operations Research Techniques, the book has a compilation of various Project Management Topics viz.
Software Engineering Institute’s Estimation Methods, various Claims Formulae with examples, Project Managerial Economics and Project Accounting & Controlling Methods.