The project manager - the technical skills

This article discusses a number of technical skills that will serve project managers well. They need to communicate orally and in writing with technical people and be knowledgeable enough to do this with credibility. They should understand the tools and methodologies of the relevant technologies and learn about trends affecting these technologies. Managing these technologies requires another level of understanding. In order to problem-solve with the project team, the manager needs to comprehend what they are doing. Since the essence of project management is the integration of the elements of the project, managers need to learn how to facilitate trade-offs and work in a manner consistent with overall business objectives. Regarding errors as positive learning experiences better fosters an innovative and creative environment.
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