Project Management Skills and Formal and Informal Project Management

Computer Science
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Speculate on the main reasons why the skills and training of project managers have changed over time. Give your opinion as to whether these changes have been good for business. Provide a rationale for your response.

Apr 24th, 2015

This concern is almost tied with ‘Shifting Organizational Priorities’. Over the past 5 years, both these issues have consistently been identified as the top two challenges. The third challenge for respondents was ‘Project Changes Not Well Managed’ (43%) followed by ‘A lack of Project Management Skills’’ (37%).
Graph - Challenges Your Organization Faces in Managing Projects
Our research with project managers also identified ‘Training of Project Sponsors’ fifty-eight percent (58%) as something that would benefit them most to improve their ability to manage a project. As well they said they would benefit from ’Communication Skills’ (42%) and ‘Leadership Skills’ (36%). These knowledge areas have increased in importance over previous years.
Graph - Beneficial Items to Improve Your Ability to Manage a Project
The research also showed the following major issues increasing in importance over prior years that are facing organizations when managing projects:
  • A lack of project management skills
  • Project not linked to organizational goals
  • Loss of control due to lack of detail in project plan
  • Conflict among project team members
Other issues addressed that are facing organizations when managing projects:
  • Lack of senior management support/buy-in
  • Project does not include all stakeholder needs
So, i think that to make great victory of business, we need to change the skills and managing officers. this is good for new devlpoments of projects in makets and valuble for compnies or an organiztion...

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