Do project managers get better with age?
Many project managers close to ‘retirement’ age saw the birth of modern project management and the proliferation of methodologies, education and standards. Does this make them better equipped for project management today? asks editor Adeline Teoh.
What makes a successful project manager?
A project manager’s success must primarily come from their leadership qualities, and their expertise and ability to ‘walk the talk’. It is not necessary to know everything about the project being delivered, but people skills are paramount, note PM Oracles.
Expertise, estimations and project risks
The use of subject matter experts is commonplace throughout the lifecycle of a project, typically functional experts in their respective roles that the project manager relies on to make delivery estimations and identify potential risks to a project, but what risks do they bring?