Team4_ individual abhishek .docx - Running head SOFT SKILLS...

This preview shows page 1 - 5 out of 16 pages.

Running head: SOFT SKILLS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT1Final Research PaperUniversity: Campbellsville UniversityTopic: Soft Skills of Project ManagementIntroductionThe general hard skill required by a project includes the ability to use project management software, schedule planning, effective documentation, or tools like Microsoft Office, etc. In today's fast-paced world, hard skills or technical skills of project management are just not enough to guarantee the success of the project. Arriving at a solution to the problem requires soft skills such as manner of communication. Soft skills or "People skills" are equally important in any domain, more so in project management. Soft skills such as communication,
SOFT SKILLS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT2building trust and resolving conflicts ensure the project runs smoothly. Close to 90 percent of thetime project managers spend time communicating on things such as resolving conflicts among co-workers, negotiating, organizing, correcting team members etc. Effective project management comes down to how well the requirements are communicated within the team.Hard skills and soft skills have major influence on the work behavior of an individual. Even the guide developed by PMI called "Talent Triangle", gives out important skill sets of project management which not only includes hard skills but also soft skills. Soft skills such as "Motivation" guarantees the project progresses at a fast pace with a highly motivated group of team members working towards a common goal. While it is true that teaching and measuring softskills is laborious task, but they can be learnt and developed with ease it does require discipline and self-evaluation. A project management team who only possesses hard skills alone will not likely succeed since every member works towards their own goal and achievement, don't effectively communicate and end up having conflicting views. Considering such criticality of soft skills in project management, and it being present in the PMI, it is important to further dwell into it further.Understanding Soft skillsTo run any project in the process is defined as project management. Project Managementimplements the techniques, knowledge, skills, and tools to meet the requirements of the project.
SOFT SKILLS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT3To run any project two methodologies are important which is the Project Life cycle and the otheris project management.Types of soft skillsSoft Skills are so important that they are also referred as “People skills”. Soft skills applicable to every type of industry especially in higher level positions which includes the
SOFT SKILLS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT4adaptability to communicate well to improve in resolving conflicts and build trust. soft skills are helpful to the team in higher level who can manage the project develop the communication and skills of team members. the various types of skills like hard skills and soft skills both are

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture