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Principles of Project Management BN620.7Z Class #1c
Chapter 4 - Organizing and Staffing the Project Office and Team Selection of a PM … 5 Basic Questions: 1. What are the internal and external sources? 2. How do we select? 3. How do we provide career development in project management? 4. How can we develop project management skills? 5. How do we evaluate project management performance? The Right PM Makes ALL the Difference
Influence and Credibility Honesty & Integrity Understanding of personnel problems Understanding of project technology Business management competence (management principles and communications) Alertness and quickness Versatility Energy & toughness Decision-making ability Ability to evaluate risk and uncertainty Chapter 4 - Organizing and Staffing the Project Office and Team The Right PM Makes ALL the Difference
Skill Requirements for Project & Program Managers Team Building Leadership Conflict Resolution Technical Expertise Planning Organization Entrepreneurship Administration Management Support Resource Allocation The Right PM Makes ALL the Difference Chapter 4 - Organizing and Staffing the Project Office and Team
Wrong Reasons for Selecting an Individual as a PM: Maturity … gray hair in NOT necessarily an advantage Hard-nosed Tactics … team morale is important Availability … good people are always in demand Technical Expertise … over-managing technical details can frustrate the team Customer Demand … must consider but other factors outweigh New Exposure … a better “Second” Company Exposure … other factors are more important Top of Pay Grade … no guarantee of proficiency Supervisory Experience … sheer numbers mean little Rank … effective clout comes from credibility, not position power The Right PM Makes ALL the Difference Chapter 4 - Organizing and Staffing the Project Office and Team
Staffing the Project Team Project Office Project Manager Assistant PMs Specialists Project Administrator Project Coordinator Technical Assistant Task Manager Project Engineer Functional Team “Skills need” based Resource commitment Teamwork capability Size/Scope/Complexity Determine Numbers Chapter 4 - Organizing and Staffing the Project Office and Team
Project Management Implementation Team Implementation Team Determines Acceptance Destructive Roles Aggressor Dominator Devil’s Advocate Topic Jumper Recognition Seeker Withdrawer Blocker Constructive Roles Initiators Information Seekers Information Givers Encouragers Clarifiers Harmonizers Consensus Takers Gate Keepers Chapter 4 - Organizing and Staffing the Project Office and Team
Exercise: Selecting a Project Manager Divide into your four project teams Each team will be given three resumes of potential Project Managers for your team 1.

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