Basic of project management and environmental project cases

Mami Shinozaki, Kenichi Tsukahara, Masaki Yokota, Takeru Sakai

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This chapter gives an outline of the basic knowledge of project management while introducing the main points of environmental project cases and case methods. Practical skills in project management methodology, which is management thinking, are required to execute environmental projects along with a deep knowledge of specific expertise. Moreover, it is important to have the ability to take a commanding view and grasp environmental issues in a wide and interdisciplinary manner. Furthermore, the requirements of an environmental project manager include strategic innovation ability in project design, consensus formation skills among a wide variety of stakeholders, and facilitation skills, among others. This chapter gives an explanation of basic vocabulary in project management in Sect. 19.1, the main points of environmental project cases in Sect. 19.2, and case methods in Sect. 19.3.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBasic Studies in Environmental Knowledge, Technology, Evaluation, and Strategy
Subtitle of host publicationIntroduction to East Asia Environmental Studies
PublisherSpringer Japan
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9784431558194
ISBN (Print)9784431558170
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Engineering(all)


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