Green Project Management
Winner of PMI’s 2011 David I. Cleland Project Management Literature Award
Detailing cutting-edge green techniques and methods, this book teaches project managers how to maximize resources and get the most out of limited budgets. It supplies proven techniques and best practices in green project management, including risk and opportunity assessments. With illustrative case studies and insights from acknowledged leaders in green project management, the text:
Explains how to tap into green incentives, including grants, rebates, and tax credits Includes case studies that illustrate how to integrate green techniques and methods to generate cost savings and maximize resources Provides green techniques that take little time to implement, can benefit all types of projects, and can generate immediate savings to your
project’s bottom line
A first-of-its-kind book ... a must-read for senior executives as well as project managers. ―Harold Kerzner, Ph.D., Senior Executive Director for Project Management at The International Institute for Learning
... an impressive piece of work. ―Jean Binder, PMP, MBA, award-winning author (David I. Cleland Literature Award, 2008)
This important book defines the green field and sets out the steps for those who want to be ahead of the crowd... ―Dr. David Hillson, PMP, FAPM, FIRM, MCMI, Director of Risk Doctor & Partners
... an incredible call to arms to increase your project greenality for a better world, or a bigger pay check, if you’re still cynical on this topic. ―Bas de Baar, ProjectShrink.com
... an excellent job of making the reader aware of how much influence a single project manager, let alone an entire discipline, can have on improving our environment. ―Professor Schwalbe, Department of Business Administration, Augsburg College
About Richard Maltzman, PMP (Boston, Massachusetts Author)
Rich Maltzman, PMP, has been an engineer since 1978 and a project management supervisor since 1988, including a two-year assignment in The Netherlands in which he built a team of project managers overseeing deployments of telecom networks in Europe and the Middle East. His project work has been diverse, including projects such as the successful deployment of the entire video and telecom infrastructure for the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, and the 2006 integration of the program management offices (PMOs) of two large merging corporations. As a second, but intertwined career, Rich has also focused on consulting and teaching. Rich’s educational background includes a BSEE from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and an MSIE from Purdue University. In addition, Rich has a mini-MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and a master’s certificate in international business management granted jointly from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and INSEAD of France. Rich received his PMP in 2000 and was certified by Change Catalysts as a CQ Certified Change Management Professional in 2015. He has taught Project Management and Decision Making at Shenyang University of Technology (China), and Boston University, and Clark University (USA).
About David Shirley, PMP (Co-Author)
Dave Shirley, PMP, has been an instructor and consultant, with more than 30 years of experience in management and project management, in the corporate, public, and small-business arenas. He is currently a graduate faculty member of Boston University, teaching courses in project management and developing and teaching Green IT. He developed, directed, and taught a project management certification program at Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill, Massachusetts. He previously taught graduate courses in corporate social responsibility for Southern New Hampshire University Online and project management at New England College. Dave has presented papers on project management and sustainability at conferences in Costa Rica, Mexico, and the United States. Dave’s educational background includes a BA in geology from Windham College, Putney, Vermont, and an honors MBA from Monmouth University in Long Branch, New Jersey. He also holds master’s certificates in project management from Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, and American University in Washington, DC, and is certified as a project management professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute (PMI).