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- xviii, 433 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- 1. Introduction -- 2. Strategic Issues in Environmental Remediation -- 3. General Project Management Concepts -- 4. Reviewing Requests for Proposal -- 5. Assembling Project Teams -- 6. Developing a Work Breakdown Structure -- 7. Network Diagramming/Scheduling -- 8. Assigning Resources/Cost Estimating -- 9. Earned Value Analysis -- 10. Advanced Project Planning and Risk Management -- 11. Implementing Modern Project Management -- 12. Conclusion -- App. A. Megacorp Site Summary -- App. B. Project Planning Forms -- App. C. Pre-Bid Site Investigation Checklist -- App. D. Project Leadership: Understanding and Consciously Choosing Your Style -- App. E. Work Breakdown Structure Templates -- App. F. Answers to Chapter Exercises -- App. G. Combined Worksheet/Bar Chart Report Produced with the Aid of Microsoft Project.Environmental remediation projects have become prone to high budget overruns and long schedule delays. Modern project management (MPM) processes offer a new framework for remediation programs, geared to increased efficiency and precise troubleshooting. The intended audience for this book is anyone responsible for the management of environmental remediation projects or interested in improving the overall efficiency of such projects. The benefits of MPM techniques will accrue to site owners in the form of reduced cost, shorter duration, increased project control, and improved communication. To remediation service companies, the benefits will accrue in the form of increased client satisfaction, improved profitability, and increased employee morale.Includes bibliographical references and index.