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Comon Sense in Project Management

Comon Sense in Project Management - 06 edition

Comon Sense in Project Management - 06 edition

ISBN13: 9781598631753

ISBN10: 1598631756

Comon Sense in Project Management by Paul Tedesco - ISBN 9781598631753
Edition: 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Course Technology, Inc.
Published: 2006
International: No
Comon Sense in Project Management by Paul Tedesco - ISBN 9781598631753

ISBN13: 9781598631753

ISBN10: 1598631756

Edition: 06


Common Sense in Project Management offers project managers a new way to add value, eliminate useless tasks, and empower developers. It enables you to maintain your current project management tools and processes while guiding you through the application of new steps designed to mitigate risks and raise new issues that better support your company and create competitive advantages. Learn how to bring creative problem solving to your projects, divide responsibility among team members, and solve critical problems early in a project--before they become more costly to correct. Discover the types of information gathered throughout the project and learn how that information is used to reach goals.


  • Appropriate for any corporation or organization that needs a good project management process.
  • Builds upon existing project management skills while introducing new techniques and systems to reduce project costs and enhance project deliverables.
  • Provides new ways to add value, eliminate useless tasks, and empower a project team.
  • Fully outlines the project management process as it moves from basic concepts, to obtaining corporate support, to successful completion of the project.
  • A companion website features downloadable CSPM tasks.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part I: Managing Innovation Through Projects

1. How Innovation Happens in a Project
2. Crucial Roles in Project Innovation
3. How to Succeed as a Project Innovator
4. What an Innovative Project Looks Like

Part II: From Basic Concepts to a Working Project

5. Getting Started
6. Finding Good Ideas Within the Project
7. Avoiding Typical New Project Mistakes
8. Project Innovation

Part III: The Tricks of the Trade: Add Significant Value to Your Deliverables

9. Advice for Hands-on Project Innovators
10. The Middle Management Role
11. The Senior Management Role in Innovative Project Management

Part IV: Innovative Project Management with Best Practices

12. Specific Activities to Start the CS-PM Process
13. Investigating a Combined Business and Technical Element
14. Implementation of Selected Parts of the Project
15. Conclusion: Managing Innovation Through Projects

Part V: Appendices

A: Forms
B: Donald Geldernick's Bibliography Resource List

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