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Health Care Operations and Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Operations, Planning, and Control by Evelyn Brown, John F. Kros

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CHAPTER 13

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Comprehend the basic concepts of project management.
  • Understand the definitions and roles of project planning and control.
  • Apply the basic concepts of project scheduling.
  • Understand the critical path method and be able to apply it.
  • Understand Gantt charts and be able to create a Gantt chart for a simple project.
  • Understand and apply Program (or Project) Evaluation and Review Technique.

INTRODUCTION

Project management involves the application of various planning, organizing, and managing techniques and tools in order to complete a project on time, at or below cost, and at a level of quality that satisfies the customer. Project management evolved as its own discipline separate from the traditional ...

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