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Project management and appraisal /

By: Khatua, Sitangshu [author.].
Publisher: New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2011Description: xvii, 590 pages ; illustrations : 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780198066903 (pbk.).Subject(s): Project management -- TextbooksDDC classification: 658.404 KHA
Contents:
PART - I: INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT ; 1. PROJECT MANAGEMENT : FUNCTIONS, ATTRIBUTES AND PROCESSES ; 1.1 What is a Project ; 1.2 Features of a Project ; 1.3 Project Life Cycle ; 1.4 A Project Management Sample ; 1.5 The Project Manager - Role in other Functional areas of Management ; 1.6 Project Management now-a days: A Holistic perspective ; 2. PROJECT MANAGEMENT - AN OVERVIEW ; 2.1 Introduction ; 2.2 Phases of Project Management & Network Diagrams - Guidelines ; 2.3 Critical Path Method (CPM) ; 2.4 Gantt Chart / Time Chart ; 2.5 Program Evaluation & Review Technique (PERT) ; 2.6 Crashing of Project Network ; 2.6.1 Guidelines of Network crashing ; 2.6.2 Crashing of Project network with Costs Trade-off ; 2.7 Project Scheduling with constrained resources ; 2.7.1 Resource Leveling Technique ; 2.7.2 ; RESOURCE ALLOCATION TECHNIQUE ; 2.8 Graphical Evaluation & Review Technique (GERT) ; 2.9 Project Management Software ; PART - II : PROJECT APPRAISAL ; 3 GENERATION OF PROJECT IDEAS ; 3.1 Scouting for opportunities & ideas ; 3.2 Resource allocation at the Corporate Level ; 3.3 Resource allocation at the Business unit level ; 3.3.1 Pest Analysis ; 3.3.2 Porter's Model ; 3.3.3 Value Chain Analysis ; 3.3.4 Portfolio Analysis ; 3.3.5 Flexibility Analysis ; 3.3.6 Creativity & Idea Generation ; 4 VARIOUS APPRAISAL METHODS IN PROJECT SCANNING & SELECTION ; 4.1 Market Appraisal ; 4.1.1 Target Market Identification ; 4.1.2 Market Survey ; 4.1.3 Demand forecasting using Primary & Secondary data ; 4.1.4 Projection of demand using Qualitative & Quantitative models ; 4.2 Technical Appraisal ; 4.2.1 Project Purchase Management ; 4.2.2 Vendor Selection & Contract administration ; 4.2.3 Procurement of Equipment & Materials ; 4.2.4 Plant Capacity & Location ; 4.2.5 Project Layouts & Work Schedule ; 4.3 Environmental Appraisal ; 4.3.1 Environment & Pollution ; 4.3.2 Pollution Prevention ; 4.3.3 Environmental Regulation regarding Project ; 4.4 Social Appraisal ; 4.4.1 S C B A ; 4.4.2 UNIDO approaches ; 4.4.3 LM approaches ; 4.4.4 CSR in Project Management ; 4.4.5 PSU investments ; 5 FINANCIAL APPRAISAL IN PROJECT SCANNING & SELECTION ; 5.1 Time Value of Money ; 5.1.1 Overview ; 5.1.2 Basis of Time Value ; 5.1.3 Compounded or Future Value ; 5.1.4 Discounted or Present Value ; 5.1.5 Annuity ; 5.2 Cost of Capital ; 5.2.1 Overview ; 5.2.2 Opportunity Cost of Capital ; 5.2.3 Cost of Equity ; 5.2.4 Cost of Debt ; 5.2.5 Cost of Preference Capital ; 5.2.6 WACC ; 5.2.7 Marginal and Average Cost of Capital ; 5.2.8 Factors affecting Cost of Capital ; 5.3 Fundamentals of Capital Budgeting Decisions ; 5.3.1 Need of Capital Budgeting decisions ; 5.3.2 Value Creation & Corporate Investment ; 5.3.3 Investment Appraisal Techniques Non DCF & DCF Table/Chart ; 5.3.4 Various Methods of Investment Appraisal Techniques ; 5.3.5 Comparative Analysis of Investment Appraisal Techniques ; 5.3.6 Ranking Problem (IRR vis-a-vis NPV-a conceptual clarification) ; 5.3.7 ; MODIFIED INTERNAL RATE OF RETURN (MIRR) ; 5.3.8 ; A CASE STUDY ON SIMPLE CAPEX DECISION ; 5.3.9 ; MINI CASE FOR PRACTICE ; 5.3.10 IRR-A Blunder-but still it is popular ; 5.3.11 Replacement decisions ; 5.3.12 The Optimal Capital Budget ; 6 SELECTION OF EXACT DISCOUNT FACTOR ; 6.1 Cost of Capital can be discount factor ; 6.2 IRR & Cost of Capital ; 6.3 Inflation & Capital Budgeting ; 6.4 Project Cash Flows ; 6.5 Most appropriate discount rate ; 6.6 A P V - Adjusted Present Value ; 6.7 W A C C - Weighted Average Cost of Capital ; 6.8 Interest & Depreciation ; 7 RISK ANALYSIS MODELS IN CAPITAL BUDGETING ; 7.1 What is Risk ; 7.2 Project Risk Management ; 7.3 Simple Probability Analysis ; 7.4 Sensitivity Analysis ; 7.5 Scenario Analysis ; 7.6 Break-Even Analysis ; 7.7 Certainty Equivalent Method ; 7.8 Risk Adjusted Discount Rate Method ; 7.9 Hiller Model ; 7.10 Simulation Analysis ; 7.11 Decision Tree Analysis ; 7.12 Capital Rationing ; 7.13 Risk & Utility ; 7.14 Portfolio Theory & Capital Budgeting ; 7.15 Capital Asset pricing model & capital budgeting ; 8 FINANCIAL FORECASTING ; 8.1 Financial Forecasting ; 8.2 Percentage of Sales Method ; 8.3Proforma Forecasting Technique ; 8.4 Growth & External Fund requirement ; 8.5 Multi-year Projection Illustration ; 8.6 Estimating Future Sales Revenues - The tricks of the trade ; 9 FINANCING STRATEGY ; 9.1 Cost of Project ; 9.2 Means of Finance ; 9.3 Capital Structure ; 9.4 Infrastructure Financing ; 9.5 Project Stakeholders ; 9.6 Project Contracts ; 9.7 Managing the Risk of Financing big Infrastructure Projects ; 9.8 Financing in a big Project ; 9.9 Venture Capital in Project Finance ; 9.10 Leasing - An illustration ; 9.11 Income Tax interface ; 10 REAL OPTIONS ; 10.1 Introduction ; 10.2 History of Real Options ; 10.3 Classification ; 10.4 Binomial Model ; 10.5 Black & Scholes Option Pricing formula ; 10.6 Link between Investment and Black & Scholes Inputs ; 10.7 Option to Expand : Illustration ; 10.8 Option to Abandon : Illustration ; 10.9 Luehrman's Tomato Garden ; 10.10 Examples of increasing Project value by delaying the project ; 10.11 Singur - A journey from traditional NPV to Real Options ; 10.12 Real Concerns & conclusions ; 11 MULTIPLE PROJECT CONSTRAINTS ; 11.1 Conflict in Ranking - various cases ; 11.2 Solution of the conflict in Ranking ; 11.3 Capital Rationing ; 11.4 Technique for selecting more than one project from a group ; 11.5 Linear Programming approach ; 11.6 Integer Programming Approach ; 11.7 Goal Programming approach ; 12 INTERNATIONAL PROJECT APPRAISAL ; 12.1 Project Appraisal in the International context ; 12.2 Reasons for Cross-border investing ; 12.3 Foreign Exchange exposure from Foreign Direct investment & Cost of Capital ; 12.4 Adjusted Present Value Approach ; 12.5 Managing exposure of FDI to political risk ; 12.6 Relationship between the CAPM & Black-Scholes Option pricing formula ; 12.7 International Joint Ventures ; PART - III : PROJECT PLANNING, EXECUTION & CONTROL ; 13 PROJECT PLANNING ; 13.1 What is Project Planning & why is it necessary ; 13.2 The process of Planning ; 13.3 Components of a good Plan ; 13.4 Project Life cycle planning ; 13.5 Inputs required for Project Planning ; 13.6 Why does a Project fail ; 13.7 Reason behind time over-run & cost over-run ; 14 PROJECT EXECUTION ; 14.1 Project Organization ; 14.2 Project Staffing ; 14.3 Project Budgeting ; 14.4 Project Scheduling ; 15 PROJECT CONTROL & AUDIT ; 15.1 Project Monitoring & Control ; 15.2 Termination of a Project ; 15.3 Project Audit ; PART - IV : PROJECT MANAGEMENT - THE FUTURE ; 16 MANAGING E-PROJECT ; 16.1 What is e-Project ; 16.2 Planning of e-Project ; 16.3 Resource analysis of e-project ; 16.4 Cost of e-Project ; 16.5 Valuation of e-Project ; 16.6 Financing of e-Project ; 16.7 Future of e-Project ; 17 FUTURE OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT ; 17.1 ; CAREER PATH IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT ; 17.2 ; EMERGENCE OF PROJECT-DRIVEN ORGANIZATIONS - CURRENT TRENDS ; 17.3 ; PROJECT MANAGEMENT MATURITY MODEL ; 17.4 ; PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN ACTION: ; 17.5 ; PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN ACTION: ; 17.6 ; CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT ; PART - V ; APPENDIX I : REGULATORY FRAMEWORK IN PROJECT APPRAISAL ; APPENDIX II : TABLES ; ON SEVERAL DISCOUNTED & COMPOUNDED FACTOR FOR VARIOUS RATE & TIME PERIODS ; APPENDIX III : DETAILED PROJECT REPORT
Summary: Project Management and Appraisal is a comprehensive textbook designed to meet the requirements of the post graduate management students specializing in Finance and/or in Operations areas.
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PART - I: INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT ; 1. PROJECT MANAGEMENT : FUNCTIONS, ATTRIBUTES AND PROCESSES ; 1.1 What is a Project ; 1.2 Features of a Project ; 1.3 Project Life Cycle ; 1.4 A Project Management Sample ; 1.5 The Project Manager - Role in other Functional areas of Management ; 1.6 Project Management now-a days: A Holistic perspective ; 2. PROJECT MANAGEMENT - AN OVERVIEW ; 2.1 Introduction ; 2.2 Phases of Project Management & Network Diagrams - Guidelines ; 2.3 Critical Path Method (CPM) ; 2.4 Gantt Chart / Time Chart ; 2.5 Program Evaluation & Review Technique (PERT) ; 2.6 Crashing of Project Network ; 2.6.1 Guidelines of Network crashing ; 2.6.2 Crashing of Project network with Costs Trade-off ; 2.7 Project Scheduling with constrained resources ; 2.7.1 Resource Leveling Technique ; 2.7.2 ; RESOURCE ALLOCATION TECHNIQUE ; 2.8 Graphical Evaluation & Review Technique (GERT) ; 2.9 Project Management Software ; PART - II : PROJECT APPRAISAL ; 3 GENERATION OF PROJECT IDEAS ; 3.1 Scouting for opportunities & ideas ; 3.2 Resource allocation at the Corporate Level ; 3.3 Resource allocation at the Business unit level ; 3.3.1 Pest Analysis ; 3.3.2 Porter's Model ; 3.3.3 Value Chain Analysis ; 3.3.4 Portfolio Analysis ; 3.3.5 Flexibility Analysis ; 3.3.6 Creativity & Idea Generation ; 4 VARIOUS APPRAISAL METHODS IN PROJECT SCANNING & SELECTION ; 4.1 Market Appraisal ; 4.1.1 Target Market Identification ; 4.1.2 Market Survey ; 4.1.3 Demand forecasting using Primary & Secondary data ; 4.1.4 Projection of demand using Qualitative & Quantitative models ; 4.2 Technical Appraisal ; 4.2.1 Project Purchase Management ; 4.2.2 Vendor Selection & Contract administration ; 4.2.3 Procurement of Equipment & Materials ; 4.2.4 Plant Capacity & Location ; 4.2.5 Project Layouts & Work Schedule ; 4.3 Environmental Appraisal ; 4.3.1 Environment & Pollution ; 4.3.2 Pollution Prevention ; 4.3.3 Environmental Regulation regarding Project ; 4.4 Social Appraisal ; 4.4.1 S C B A ; 4.4.2 UNIDO approaches ; 4.4.3 LM approaches ; 4.4.4 CSR in Project Management ; 4.4.5 PSU investments ; 5 FINANCIAL APPRAISAL IN PROJECT SCANNING & SELECTION ; 5.1 Time Value of Money ; 5.1.1 Overview ; 5.1.2 Basis of Time Value ; 5.1.3 Compounded or Future Value ; 5.1.4 Discounted or Present Value ; 5.1.5 Annuity ; 5.2 Cost of Capital ; 5.2.1 Overview ; 5.2.2 Opportunity Cost of Capital ; 5.2.3 Cost of Equity ; 5.2.4 Cost of Debt ; 5.2.5 Cost of Preference Capital ; 5.2.6 WACC ; 5.2.7 Marginal and Average Cost of Capital ; 5.2.8 Factors affecting Cost of Capital ; 5.3 Fundamentals of Capital Budgeting Decisions ; 5.3.1 Need of Capital Budgeting decisions ; 5.3.2 Value Creation & Corporate Investment ; 5.3.3 Investment Appraisal Techniques Non DCF & DCF Table/Chart ; 5.3.4 Various Methods of Investment Appraisal Techniques ; 5.3.5 Comparative Analysis of Investment Appraisal Techniques ; 5.3.6 Ranking Problem (IRR vis-a-vis NPV-a conceptual clarification) ; 5.3.7 ; MODIFIED INTERNAL RATE OF RETURN (MIRR) ; 5.3.8 ; A CASE STUDY ON SIMPLE CAPEX DECISION ; 5.3.9 ; MINI CASE FOR PRACTICE ; 5.3.10 IRR-A Blunder-but still it is popular ; 5.3.11 Replacement decisions ; 5.3.12 The Optimal Capital Budget ; 6 SELECTION OF EXACT DISCOUNT FACTOR ; 6.1 Cost of Capital can be discount factor ; 6.2 IRR & Cost of Capital ; 6.3 Inflation & Capital Budgeting ; 6.4 Project Cash Flows ; 6.5 Most appropriate discount rate ; 6.6 A P V - Adjusted Present Value ; 6.7 W A C C - Weighted Average Cost of Capital ; 6.8 Interest & Depreciation ; 7 RISK ANALYSIS MODELS IN CAPITAL BUDGETING ; 7.1 What is Risk ; 7.2 Project Risk Management ; 7.3 Simple Probability Analysis ; 7.4 Sensitivity Analysis ; 7.5 Scenario Analysis ; 7.6 Break-Even Analysis ; 7.7 Certainty Equivalent Method ; 7.8 Risk Adjusted Discount Rate Method ; 7.9 Hiller Model ; 7.10 Simulation Analysis ; 7.11 Decision Tree Analysis ; 7.12 Capital Rationing ; 7.13 Risk & Utility ; 7.14 Portfolio Theory & Capital Budgeting ; 7.15 Capital Asset pricing model & capital budgeting ; 8 FINANCIAL FORECASTING ; 8.1 Financial Forecasting ; 8.2 Percentage of Sales Method ; 8.3Proforma Forecasting Technique ; 8.4 Growth & External Fund requirement ; 8.5 Multi-year Projection Illustration ; 8.6 Estimating Future Sales Revenues - The tricks of the trade ; 9 FINANCING STRATEGY ; 9.1 Cost of Project ; 9.2 Means of Finance ; 9.3 Capital Structure ; 9.4 Infrastructure Financing ; 9.5 Project Stakeholders ; 9.6 Project Contracts ; 9.7 Managing the Risk of Financing big Infrastructure Projects ; 9.8 Financing in a big Project ; 9.9 Venture Capital in Project Finance ; 9.10 Leasing - An illustration ; 9.11 Income Tax interface ; 10 REAL OPTIONS ; 10.1 Introduction ; 10.2 History of Real Options ; 10.3 Classification ; 10.4 Binomial Model ; 10.5 Black & Scholes Option Pricing formula ; 10.6 Link between Investment and Black & Scholes Inputs ; 10.7 Option to Expand : Illustration ; 10.8 Option to Abandon : Illustration ; 10.9 Luehrman's Tomato Garden ; 10.10 Examples of increasing Project value by delaying the project ; 10.11 Singur - A journey from traditional NPV to Real Options ; 10.12 Real Concerns & conclusions ; 11 MULTIPLE PROJECT CONSTRAINTS ; 11.1 Conflict in Ranking - various cases ; 11.2 Solution of the conflict in Ranking ; 11.3 Capital Rationing ; 11.4 Technique for selecting more than one project from a group ; 11.5 Linear Programming approach ; 11.6 Integer Programming Approach ; 11.7 Goal Programming approach ; 12 INTERNATIONAL PROJECT APPRAISAL ; 12.1 Project Appraisal in the International context ; 12.2 Reasons for Cross-border investing ; 12.3 Foreign Exchange exposure from Foreign Direct investment & Cost of Capital ; 12.4 Adjusted Present Value Approach ; 12.5 Managing exposure of FDI to political risk ; 12.6 Relationship between the CAPM & Black-Scholes Option pricing formula ; 12.7 International Joint Ventures ; PART - III : PROJECT PLANNING, EXECUTION & CONTROL ; 13 PROJECT PLANNING ; 13.1 What is Project Planning & why is it necessary ; 13.2 The process of Planning ; 13.3 Components of a good Plan ; 13.4 Project Life cycle planning ; 13.5 Inputs required for Project Planning ; 13.6 Why does a Project fail ; 13.7 Reason behind time over-run & cost over-run ; 14 PROJECT EXECUTION ; 14.1 Project Organization ; 14.2 Project Staffing ; 14.3 Project Budgeting ; 14.4 Project Scheduling ; 15 PROJECT CONTROL & AUDIT ; 15.1 Project Monitoring & Control ; 15.2 Termination of a Project ; 15.3 Project Audit ; PART - IV : PROJECT MANAGEMENT - THE FUTURE ; 16 MANAGING E-PROJECT ; 16.1 What is e-Project ; 16.2 Planning of e-Project ; 16.3 Resource analysis of e-project ; 16.4 Cost of e-Project ; 16.5 Valuation of e-Project ; 16.6 Financing of e-Project ; 16.7 Future of e-Project ; 17 FUTURE OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT ; 17.1 ; CAREER PATH IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT ; 17.2 ; EMERGENCE OF PROJECT-DRIVEN ORGANIZATIONS - CURRENT TRENDS ; 17.3 ; PROJECT MANAGEMENT MATURITY MODEL ; 17.4 ; PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN ACTION: ; 17.5 ; PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN ACTION: ; 17.6 ; CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT ; PART - V ; APPENDIX I : REGULATORY FRAMEWORK IN PROJECT APPRAISAL ; APPENDIX II : TABLES ; ON SEVERAL DISCOUNTED & COMPOUNDED FACTOR FOR VARIOUS RATE & TIME PERIODS ; APPENDIX III : DETAILED PROJECT REPORT

Project Management and Appraisal is a comprehensive textbook designed to meet the requirements of the post graduate management students specializing in Finance and/or in Operations areas.

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