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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 10 Project Manager Objective • Responsibilities of a project manager • The skills needed to successfully manage projects and techniques for developing those skills • Approaches to effective delegation • Ways the project manager can manage and control changes to the project Responsibilities of the Project Manager • Responsibility of PM to make sure that the customer is satisfied that the work scope is completed in a quality manner, within budget, and on time • PM provides the leadership to the project team to accomplish the project objective • Planning o PM ensures a more comprehensive plan and gains the commitment of the team to achieve the plan • Organizing o The project manager secures the appropriate resources to perform the work and then assigns responsibility and delegates authority to specific individuals for the various tasks • Controlling o To control the project the PM implements a project management information system designed to track actual progress and compare it with planned progress Skills of the Project Manager • Leadership Ability o Project leadership involves inspiring the people assigned to the project to work as a team to implement the plan and achieve the project objective successfully o Project leadership requires involvement and empowerment of the project team o The capable project manager...
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This note was uploaded on 01/02/2012 for the course ENCE ence320 taught by Professor Cable during the Spring '11 term at Maryland.
- Spring '11