Leading Project Teams
The Basics of Project Management and Team Leadership
- Anthony T. Cobb - Virginia Tech, USA
Leadership | Project Management | Teamwork in Organizations
New to the Second Edition:
- New chapter on Risk Assessment
- New coverage of running effective team meetings
- Offers real world scenarios: Each chapter opens with a real-world project problem faced by a project leader. Selected from a wide range of industries—from academia to business to health care—each situation portrays how project work applies to real project problems in a variety of settings.
- Identifies key expectations of project leaders: Concrete advice is given on leading project teams across a number of important leadership issues and on how project leaders should develop and guide project team members.
- Provides quick-learning project tools: Many accessible tools are provided to help readers understand the basics of project management such as the work breakdown structure and project scheduling. Extensive coverage on team literature is offered to help students learn the basics of team construction and team dynamics.
We were looking for a more basic approach to the concepts of Project Management for this 200 level course. It provides the key concepts with examples and was well received with test group.
This text can be used as additional course material
This text works perfectly with their service-learning team assignment.
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A clear overview of project management ! An essential guide to develop coherent projects
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The main theme of the course is professionalism and ethics for Construction PMs. This book will help with two of the four course topics.
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 8 - Leading Project Teams