Quantitative Tools of Project Management


This book addresses quantitative tools to support general project management. The author focuses on critical path modeling and discusses risk-modeling tools, including PERT, critical chain modeling, agile/scrum approaches, and project control through earned value analysis. The text also presents Microsoft Project orientation. A feature of the book is an effort to tie content to that of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). Each chapter includes reference to how each chapter relates to the PMBOK structure, and relationship to the 2020 PMP Exam Outline.


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David L. Olson

David L. Olson is the James & H.K. Stuart professor in MIS and chancellor’s professor at the University of Nebraska. He has published research in over 200 refereed journal articles, primarily on the t…

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April 17, 2020





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