PROJECT MANAGEMENT:
CHAPTER 5
The Project Manager


 RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE PROJECT MANAGER
  • planning

  • defining objectives and arranging tasks to meet these objectives
     
  • organizing

  • securing appropriate resources to perform the project
     
  • controlling

  • measuring progress, comparing it to planned progress, and taking corrective action if necessary


SKILLS OF THE PROJECT MANAGER
  • leadership abilities  (the ability to motivate others)
  • ability to develop people
  • communication skills
  • interpersonal skills
  • ability to handle stress
  • problem-solving skills
  • time management skills


DEVELOPING THE SKILLS NEEDED TO BE A PROJECT MANAGER
  • gain experience
  • seek out feedback from others
  • conduct a self evaluation and learn from your mistakes
  • interview others who have the skills that you want to develop in your self
  • participate in training programs
  • join organizations
  • read
  • volunteer


DELEGATION

empowering the project team to achieve the project objective and empowering each team member to accomplish the expected results
 



MANAGING CHANGE