An Introduction to Collaborative Project Management Methods, Tools & Technologies with International Examples and Use-cases in Engineering, IT, Management and Service Industries (3D eBook)

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Title: An Introduction to Collaborative Project Management Methods, Tools & Technologies with International Examples and Use-cases in Engineering, IT, Management and Service Industries (3D eBook) A Browser Readable, Open Source, 3D Interactive Multimedia Case Based Learning & Marketing Program
Author(s) / Editor: By Professor Paul G. Ranky, PhD, NJIT, USA, Marti Ranky, BS(Hons), Gregory N. Ranky, BS(Hons), and Richard G. Ranky, BS(Hons) RA, CIMware USA, Inc.
Description: Level: Project management, undergraduate/ graduate, engineering, IT, professional engineering management, quality management, factory design, process control, product/ process/ service engineering, manufacturing systems and industrial engineering and management. Several sections and cases could be ideal for marketing innovative project management methods, tools, and results.

Industrial Sponsors/ Contributors
include with special thanks to BMW (UK and USA), Bentley, BMW, Boeing, Cadillac, DaimlerChrysler, Ford, Ferrari, GM, Honda, Jaguar, Mercedes, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Okuma, Renishaw, Mori-Seiki, Rolls-Royce, Toyota, Volvo Motor Cars, Yamazaki, Verizon, At&T, CIMware Ltd. UK, CIMware USA, Inc., and others.

This publication, tested on many undergraduate and graduate students and professionals in the USA, UK/Europe and Asia, is an excellent introduction to Project Management. It discusses the basic methods, tools, technologies, and international standards, with several industrial and research case studies demonstrated by academic and industry experts in 3D. In order to offer the highest chance for any project to succeed, our novel approach integrates project requirements analysis, process modeling and risk analysis. We illustrate this integrated, professional engineering method with several use-cases and active code tools that can be customized by the readers / users. The over 500 interactive screens include 40 plus digital videos, spreadsheet templates and interactive 3D objects, covering: Introduction to Project Management Challenges and Principles; Project Management (PM) Process Modeling Methods, Tools and Templates with Use-cases; PM Requirements Analysis Modeling Methods and Tools with Use-cases; Project / Process Failure Risk Analysis Methods and Tools with Examples; Case-based PM Learning and Marketing Methods; Major Review Questions & Problems; References & Further Reading; Case Documentation Guidelines; Useful Spreadsheet Templates for Educators and Students; A Major Glossary of PM Terms; Customizable, Open-source Process Model Templates and Spreadsheets to Perform Your Own PM Requirements Analysis, and PM Risk Analysis Calculations.

Optional professional quality DVD videos, and Video iPod videos are available to expand on the topics discussed in this eBook. For other related PM publications and eLearning packaging combinations, and related modules please visit our electronic library at

System Requirements:
CD-ROM: Multimedia Mac, PC or Linux. Use a 500 MHz CPU or faster, and 16 bit, 800 x 600 dpi, or better screen resolution. Runs off-line and/ or on-line the web using a web-browser and QuickTime ver. 7 or later available FREE from:

This publication is dedicated to the following, with special thanks for their significant contributions (in alphabetic order) Phil Ashton, PhD, IMS Manager, Bentley Motor Cars Ltd., UK, Boeing, USA, Robin Charlton, Manager, BMW (UK) Manufacturing Ltd., MINI, Oxford, UK, Jim Corlett, MSc., Infoscience Ltd., UK, Andrew Cutler, Marketing Manager, BMW, USA, Professor Steven Duncan, PhD, East Carolina University, NC, USA, and USA Army, Deborah Evans, Senior Lecturer, Tic, University of Central England, Birmingham, UK, Ford Motor Company, USA, Professor Susumu Fuji, Kobe University, Japan, Oleg Gusikhin, PhD, Supply Chain Management Research, Ford Motor Company, USA, Barry Henley, PhD, CEO, Tic, Birmingham, UK, Associate Professor John KL Ho, PhD, Engineering Technology Management MS-Program Director, City University of Hong Kong, Kevin Hogan, Head of Business Operations, Technology Innovation Centre, Birmingham, UK, Clare Jones, Senior Lecturer, Tic, University of Central England, Birmingham, UK, Professor Yoshiaki Kakino, Kakino Research Institute, Kyoto University, Japan, The Learning Skills Council (LSC), a UK National Research Funding Body, Frank Ludwig, Technology Manager, Framing, BMW (UK) Manufacturing Ltd., MINI, Oxford, UK, Dr. Masahiko Mori, President, Mori Seiki, Japan, Patrick SK Poon, BSc/MSc, Associate Director, Industrial Centre, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, PTC Inc., Boston, USA, Gregory N. Ranky, BS(Hons) RA, Marti Ranky, BS(Hons), Mick F. Ranky, BSc/MSc., Mick L. Ranky, BS(Hons), RA, and Richard G. Ranky, BS(Hons), RA, CIMware UK & USA, Inc., Chris Raynolds, Project Manager and Peter T. Rayson, MSc., Head of Design and Process Innovation, Technology Innovation Centre (Tic), University of Central England, Birmingham, UK, Will Simpson, Senior Lecturer, Tic, University of Central England, Birmingham, UK, Professor Kathryn E. Stecke, The University of Texas at Dallas, USA, Professor William Swart, PhD, PE, East Carolina University, NC, USA, James J. Truchard, PhD, President, National Instruments, Austin, Texas, USA, John 'Kip' Wasenko, Director of Design, General Motors Performance Division, GM, USA, Professor Tohru Watanabe, Ritsumeikan University, Japan, Chris HC Wong, PhD, Director, Industrial Centre, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Lillian Wong, MBA, PhD, Head of Department, Tourism & Hotel Management, Hong Kong, and many others. Thank you!

This product is available in the formats below:

S&H players are available
Vi 3D e players are available
Full Color Printed Book and 3D eBook CD-combo

ISBN Code: 1-872-631-71-1-90001

Price: USD $ 129.95 + S&H

Interactive 3D eBook on CD-ROM

ISBN Code: 1-872-631-71-1

Sample 3D eBook screen-print

Sample video clip (in Video iPod size)

Sample diagram from the eBook

Sample 3D object of the eBook (This object helps to illustrate project management challenges in the automotive industry. To activate the 3DVR object, whilst holding down the cursor, move it left and right to navigate the object. You'll need Apple's cross platform Quicktime player, FREE from the web.)

Price: USD $ 99.95 + S&H

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