Project and Risk Management - Recommended Sources

This page first directs you to some useful “Specialist e-resources” that are bought by the University and then there is a list of useful websites. Do remember to look at other Subject pages such as Business Information Systems, Business and Management, Civil Engineering & Surveying, Finance and Banking and Learning at Work.

Specialist e-resources

AccessEngineering is a collection of critical, regularly updated engineering reference information. It includes instructional videos, interactive tables and charts, as well as personalization tools.

This is an engineering reference tool for that provides seamless access to the world's most trusted collection of critical, regularly updated engineering reference information. Includes key texts on operations management covering such areas as Kaizen, project management and Six Sigma.

This fantastic resource has captured UK terrestrial TV and radio programmes from 1998 onwards for anyone in UK universities to watch for free. You can create playlists and clips too. Look out for all the useful documentaries.

A database which provides details of tens of thousands of current, draft and withdrawn standards from the UK's national standards body, the British Standards Institution (BSI). A Library Guide to this resource is available. Use of the University of Portsmouth Library British Standards Online subscription is for educational purposes only. Excessive downloading and printing of the material is prohibited. For more information on these restrictions please contact the library.

 

 

The library subscribes to many standards including those for information technology, information and finance, and quality.

Use of the University of Portsmouth Library British Standards Online subscription is for educational purposes only. Excessive downloading and printing of the material is prohibited. For more information on these restrictions please contact the library.

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A variety of reference works, including dictionaries,  which tutors may well prefer to Wikipedia and it even tells you how to set out a reference to what you find. Try out the 'Concept Map ' option to see how your keyword links to others - useful for essay planning and dissertation work.

A collection of electronic reference books which includes New Penguin Business Dictionary (2003), Ultimate Business Library (2003) and Dictionary of Business (2006). Explore the concept map which may help with essay planning.

• Do Shorts 

Browse this growing collection of short readable texts about Sustainability in all its forms. Includes such titles as: "Leading sustainable innovation” and Promoting Sustainable Behaviour: A practical guide to what works"

Websites

Program and Project Management, Methods, Models and Theories from the independent 12Manage executive network portal available in 12 languages. Potentially very useful summaries and there is also a dictionary of management terms and models.

The APM is “committed to developing and promoting project and programme management”. The website contains general information about project management including case studies and links to blogs.

Explore the new AXELOS site which has been formed by the Cabinet Office to run the Best Management Practice portfolio including Prince2, and ITIL. Find free white papers and case studies along with glossaries for project and risk management.

Aimed at people working in education this Jisc site has lots of basic information and examples in project, programme and portfolio management. Intended for those working in the education sector but much of the information is general.

Basic information on risk management in organizations. Intended for the education sector, much information is general.

Contains FAQs about this widely used PM method, a knowledge centre and case studies.

• PM Network 

Is the magazine of the Project Management Institute. Each month some articles are made freely available online and there is an archive of older articles.

The philosophy of the website is to provide free high-quality, ethical information about the project management profession. Contains articles and white papers by professionals, useful for background reading but little referencing or biographical information – take care if considering for academic work.

Interesting thoughts on project management from a PM trainer plus some downloads (mainly tips and hints).

Book Locations

Look for the sections starting with these numbers. The shelf end guide cards will help you find various aspects of the subject. Remember the Discovery tool/catalogue will help you locate useful e-material.

change management - 658.406
financial risk management - 658.155
project management - 658.404
risk management - 658.403

 

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