Praise for Project Management Accounting: Budgeting, Tracking, and Reporting Costs and Profitability
"You don't need to be a Six Sigma Black Belt or a CPA to
understand the principles and the practical tools presented by
Callahan, Stetz, and Brooks in Project Management
Accounting. Their approach focuses on sound financial practices
that will improve the ROI of your project whether it is your first
or your hundred-and-first experience."
—Barry Van Dyck, PhD
Director of Degree Programs, Executive Education, Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame
"Project Management Accounting serves as a solid resource
for the project manager seeking to leverage the tools of accounting
and finance to maximize the quality of project outcomes."
—Jeffrey J. Lampe, CFA
Vice President, Hopewell Ventures
"Project Management Accounting clearly communicates
fundamental accounting principles and applies them skillfully to
the field of project management . . . even seasoned accounting
managers will likely benefit from the application to project
management. Talented project managers will find enough finance and
accounting tools to transition toward profit and loss
responsibility. This book will serve as a handy reference."
CEO, Global Source Mfg.
"This is a must-read for everyone in business, whether you have
made a career in project management, operations, facilities, or
anywhere else. Project Management Accounting provides the
framework to understand not only how to manage any project, but how
the project interacts with the different functions of the company
for the overall good. When applied, [this book] will improve the
profitability of the company through an understanding of the costs
and benefits of each project."
Management Director, ArvinMeritor
Today's project managers need to understand finance and accounting concepts in order to make both informed decisions and a greater contribution to their organization. Written for readers with limited business backgrounds, Project Management Accounting is an invaluable guide to successfully performing projects using sound finance and accounting concepts.
With the collected insights of authors and respected industry experts Kevin Callahan, Gary Stetz, and Lynne Brooks, Project Management Accounting offers guidance that project managers can use right away to know how to budget appropriately. Brief in presentation and rich in content, Project Management Accounting equips the leaders of today and tomorrow to hit the ground running with a profound business perspective in their current work and in future projects.
Table of contents
1. Project Management and Accounting
- Mission, Objectives, Strategy
- Project Planning
- Project Execution and Control
- 2. Finance, Strategy, and Strategic Project Management
- 3. Accounting, Finance, and Project Management
- Definition and Purpose of Cost
- Cost Classifications
- Cost Decisions
- Cost of Quality
- Cost and Industry
- 5. Project Financing
- 6. Project Revenue and Cash Flows
- 7. Creating the Project Budget
- Title: Project Management Accounting: Budgeting, Tracking, and Reporting Costs and Profitability
- Release date: April 2007
- Publisher(s): Wiley
- ISBN: 9780470044698
You might also like
The CIO Playbook: Strategies and Best Practices for IT Leaders to Deliver Value
As our economy shifts from recession to recovery, our current economic climate is ripe for transformation. …
Balance is B.S.
Combine the best parts of your personal and professional life to live the life you really …
AWS Certified Solutions Architect Official Study Guide
Validate your AWS skills. This is your opportunity to take the next step in your career …
Business professionals that need to gain a stronger understanding of key accounting concepts will appreciate this …