Part 1 The nature and organization of project management: the nature and purpose of project management; the project management organization. Part 2 The financial and commercial framework: defining the project; cost estimates - definitions and principles, estimating in practice; commercial management. Part 3 Planning and scheduling: an introduction to planning and scheduling; network analysis - logic diagrams and the critical path; network analysis in practice; scheduling resources - principles, practice. Part 4 Computer applications: project management computer systems - preparation, typical applications, specialized applications. Part 5 purchasing and materials management: scheduling parts for manufacturing projects; purchasing - principles and ordering, post-order activities and wider aspects of material control, procedures for capital projects. Part 6 Managing work and costs: implementing the programme; managing progress; changes and production permits; cost management - principles, evaluation, predicting and reporting; final project definition and closure.