Charles Teplitz

Professor of Decision Sciences
Charles Teplitz
(619) 260-4867
Office Location
Olin Hall 309
  • DBA, Kent State University, Decision Sciences and Logistics
  • MBA, Kent State University, Operations Research
  • BBA, Cleveland State University, Cost Accounting
Areas of Expertise
Decision Sciences

Selected Publications

  • Making Optimal Use of the Matrix Organization, Field Guide to Project Management/ John Wiley and Sons
  • Learning Curve Deskbook: A Reference Guide to Learning Curve Theory and Calculations, Quorum Books
  • Is PMI Membership Growth All that it Appears?, PMI Today
  • The Use of "Expert Power" as an Emerging Influence Style Within Successful U.S. Matrix Organizations, Project Management Journal
  • The Process of Project Management, Program Manager


Charles J. Teplitz is certified in production and inventory control (CPIM) and project management (PMP). Teplitz joined the faculty in the School of Business Administration at the University of San Diego in 1982 after a three year teaching appointment at the State University of New York at Albany. In 1995 and again in 2011 he was named the Clarence L. Steber Professor of Project and Operations Manageament which recognizes "substanial contributions in the areas of teaching, research and service."  He served as director of Graduate Business Programs from 1994 to 1998 and as director of USD's Institute for Project Management for 15 years. He is author of numerous articles on operations and project management and is a frequent speaker, trainer and consultant in the U.S. and abroad.


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