Project Management Institute

Balancing the Dual Roles of People Manager and Technical Expert


Managers are normally given responsibility for a team as a result of their expertise in a particular domain. This is a comfortable position, since this expertise gives them a certain authority in front of their staff.

Managerial responsibilities, however, are complicated by the existence of operational objectives.

Today, team management is recognised as a domain in its own right, with its own specific skills. However, managers are confronted with an economic reality that forces them to prioritise operational activities.

How, then, is it possible to reconcile management and expertise on a daily basis?

In this module, you will learn tools and methods that are instantly applicable in the workplace.

What You Will Learn

  • Assuming the dual role of manager and expert
  • Reducing your management time
  • Managing your and your team's expertise

Who Should Take This Course

Managers responsible both for managing a team and for operational activities

Course Information

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