17 Project Management

Miranda Walston

Last update: May 3/24




This is a Canadian created resourceEssentials of Project Management(CC-BY-NC-SA) by Adam Farag

This textbook is designed specifically for college students enrolled in a business program including business accounting, administration, supply chain and human resources. The text is organized into fourteen chapters covering the project management process and the role of the project manager in implementing such a process. The book includes business case studies and interactive exercises in each chapter.  This educational resource is conveniently presented in a variety of AODA-compliant formats and written in a reader-friendly style. The book is designed to help students build understanding of the importance and applications of project management.

Project Management  (CC BY) by Adrienne Watt.

This resources covers the basics of project management to include the processes of initiation, planning, execution, control, and closeout that all projects share.

Project Management for Instructional Designers – First Canadian Edition (CC BY-NC-SA) by Accettura, A., Bergsma, K., Boszak, T., Callaway, J.L., Cote, N. Doepker, C. Harbidge, M., Her, S., Hlushko, T., Holmes, J., Knight, M., MacDowell,  P., Marshall, C., McDougall, L., Prima, A., & Story, T.

A textbook about project management tailored specifically for instructional designers, intended for use in graduate programs in educational technology. This book is based on a pre-existing openly licensed textbook donated to the commons by a benefactor who desires to remain anonymous. It has been collaboratively revised and updated by students and faculty at the University of Saskatchewan.

Technical Project Management in Living and Geometric Order – Third Edition (CC BY) by Jeffrey S. Russell, P.E.; Wayne P. Pferdehirt, P.E.; and John S. Nelson, P.E.

This book is the result of a collaboration among the instructors responsible for Technical Project Management, one of the ten required classes in the Master of Engineering Management (MEM) program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This class is designed to help students build on their past experiences and develop effective strategies for managing complex technical projects, with an emphasis on applying project management concepts to real-world problems.

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This chapter is adapted from Project Management in OER by Discipline Directory by Edited by Lauri M. Aesoph and Josie Gray.


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