Behavioural Competencies are an important component of their skills and capabilities alongside technical and contextual competencies.
Planning for project managers is a technical competency that describes the process used to determine the overall project duration and when activities and events are planned to happen. To work, project planning must include: Activities and their logical dependencies Activity durations Resource requirements and availability To be competent in this area a project manager will [...]
Requirements management for project managers is the process of capturing, analysing and confirming the stakeholder and user's wants and needs.
Project Manager competence is an area where the individual and the organisation both need to accept responsibilities. Helping project managers build the skills they need to do a great job is as important as the individual taking responsibility for developing their skills and behaviours in a supported environment. Both will result in strong project management practices and project successes.
Soft skills for Project Managers is a topic that is regularly raised without any real resolution of where the balance between technical (hard) skills and people (soft) skills lies. The question is too simplistic, soft skills encompasses a wide range of skills and anyone responsible for delivery will need a mix of hard and soft skills to get the job done.
7 key ‘soft’ skills identified during recent research as essential for a project manager to successfully deliver project. These key soft skill areas also happen to be mirrored in a number of change management models.
People Change Delivery Framework Project in conjunction with the Edinburgh Napier University Business School aimed to establish if there is a business need in organisations to combine the human aspects of change management delivery with existing project management methodologies.
Back in 2007 I provided my views on women in project management as part of a feature for the Association for Project Management's Project Magazine. At that time there was a lot of talk about the changing nature of the project management profession, chartered status was just getting off the ground and it felt like [...]