Vote for me
Managing a political campaign is a form of practicing project management. But managing such efforts--in contrast to directing traditional projects--demands that the campaign manager possess much political savvy. This article examines the key issues and methods involved in managing political campaigns, showing how project managers better understand the political dynamics that drive all types of projects. In doing so, it discusses the key elements and concerns in directing a political campaign, elements that include planning press events and public interaction, managing critical resources, and defining the candidate's vision.