Learning to be an effective project manager can take time, but the end results may be well worth the effort. Project managers who wish to boost their management skills might consider a wide range of possibilities. By doing a few things differently or by implementing a few new strategies, a project manager can give any project the boost that it needs to be a success.
Consider Risk Management
By assessing the risks involved with a project before the project is underway, a manager can decide which actions to take in order to minimize those risks. As Project Smart contributor Bart Jutte discusses in his article, communicating about the probable risks with the people who will work on a project will convey the message that “risks are important to the project manager.” Developing this awareness among employees will enable them to detect possible problems sooner, and it will also make them feel comfortable about discussing their thoughts on potential risks. [Read more…]