Suggested Skills for Project Managers
References: Lecture Note
•Project managers need a wide variety of skills.
Be comfortable with change.
Understand the organizations they work in and with.
Lead teams to accomplish project goals.
•Project managers need both ―hard‖ and ―soft‖ skills.
Hard skills include product knowledge and knowing how to use variousproject management tools and techniques.
Soft skills include being able to work with various types of people.
ls: Listens, persuades.
•Organizational skills: Plans, sets goals, analyzes.
-building skills: Shows empathy, motivates, promotes esprit de corps.
•Leadership skills: Sets examples, provides vision (big picture), delegates,
g skills: Flexible, creative, patient, persistent.
•Technology skills: Experience, project knowledge.
What Is Project Portfolio Management (PPM)?
Project Portfolio Management (PPM) is a management process designed tohelp an organization acquire and view information about all of its projects,then sort and prioritize each project according to certain criteria, such asstrategic value, impact on resources, cost, and so on. The
objectives of PPM
are similar to the objectives of managing a financial portfolio: 1) To