Software Support for Cost Management

Regardless of your methods for cost management, it will not be done on the back of an envelope. The question is whether you will use special cost management tools, basic CPM tools, or integrated systems. We discuss the options and make some generalized recommendations in Chapter 5.2.

There are additional topics that impact on this subject of budgeting and cost control. Change control and managing costs associated with scope changes are discussed in Chapter 7.1. The area of performance management, including using cost variance measurements for measuring performance, is covered in Section 8. Project portfolio management is discussed in Section 9. The integration of project management and ERP tools is covered in Section 10.

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.

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