What are the skills required to be a project manager?
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Answer / suresha
2.organising and planning skills
4.conflict management skills
5.negotiation and influential skills
7.team building and mitivation skills
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Answer / archana
1. Communication - PM needs to talk with TOP level
management person as well as his subordinates.
2. Planning - Planning is must. Every work should be
properly planned out.
3. Team Building - He/She needs to build team with in an
organisation, work must be unique & united.
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Answer / pankaj saluja
to be a project manager, all u have to do is think like :
n also u must have managerial skills..... n must know how to
handle project because success is 99% failure.
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Answer / mariya
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Answer / kaushalya jayamini
He should have strong communicative and interpersonal
skiils. as well as he should have negotiating skills.
He should have a better understanding of operations done in
each and every line of the organization which leads him to
co-ordinate and integrate activities across multiple
At the same time should have a good knowledge of technology
Then the decision making
skills,organizing,controlling,directing and leading skills.
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Answer / kraja
The first comes is Communication skill, unless he should be
able to communicate clearly to all stake holders of the
The next is Negotiation skill, if he can able to negotiate
and reduce the scope of work and able to get the resources
which he needs for the project, it is nothing like that.To
negotiate successfully he should be courageous and a
Then comes all other skill
organising & Planning
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Answer / meghanadh
4.Motivating and Leading Skill
5.Decision Making Skill
they are the critical skills to be in a project manager.
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Answer / saurabh verma
Following skill are required to be a good project manager.
clarity in vision.
confidence builder among stack holder, customer and with team.
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Answer / chandrajeet kishore
a PM SHOULB BE A COMPLETE PACKAGE OF MANAGERIAL
SKILL,FINANCIAL SKILL.HE &SHE SHOUL BE GO GETTER ATTITUDE&
LEADERSHIP QUALITY.A PM SHOULB BE MULTITASKING CAPABILITY.
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Answer / n krishnaswamy
Project Manager should be well versed in all 9 Knowledge
Areas and Five Process Groups. In Short, Success of Project
Manager depends on 1)Communication Skills 2)Interpersonal
relationship Skills. Project Manager 90% od his time in
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What are the skills required to be a project manager? Followup question, Rate yourself in each of the skill with examples.
You are going to take some performance measurements for your current project. You know that PV = 450, AC = 500, and EV = 375. What is the CV and SV respectively? A. CV = 125, and SV = 75 B. CV=-75, and SV=-125 C. CV = 75, and SV = 125 D. CV=-125, and SV=-75
How to deal with underperforming team members?
You are the project manager for Heartthrobs by the Numbers Dating Services. You’re working on an updated Internet site that will display pictures as well as short bios of prospective heartbreakers. You have your activity list and resource requirements in hand and are planning on using qualitatively based durations and reserve time to determine activity durations. Which of the following is true? A. You are using inputs of the Activity Duration Estimating process. B. You are using tools and techniques of the Cost Estimating process. C. You are using tools and techniques of the Activity Duration Estimating process. D. You are using inputs of the Cost Estimating process.
You are a project manager who has recently held a project team kickoff meeting where all the team members were formally introduced to each other. Some of the team members know each other from other projects and have been working with you for the past 3 weeks during the Planning processes. Which of the following is true? A. Team building begins once all the members of the team are identified and introduced to each other. This team is in the storming stage of Team Development. B. Team building begins at the Planning process. This team is in the storming stage of Team Development. C. Team building begins once all the members of the team are identified and introduced to each other. This team is in the forming stage of Team Development. D. Team building begins at the Planning process. This team is in the forming stage of Team Development.
What are the Scope Planning process tools and techniques? A. Benefit/cost analysis, work breakdown structure templates, expert judgment, and supporting detail B. Product analysis, benefit/cost analysis, alternatives identification, and expert judgment C. Product analysis, work breakdown structure templates, supporting detail, and expert judgment D. Benefit/cost analysis, alternatives identification, supporting detail, and expert judgment
Project managers spend what percentage of their prime communicating? A. 90 B. 85 C. 75 D. 50
What are the functions of project management tool?
You are managing a project to install a new postage software system that will automatically print labels and administer postage for certified mailings, overnight packages, and other special mailing needs. You've attempted to gain the cooperation of the business analyst working on this project and need some answers. She is elusive and tells you that this project is not her top priority. To avoid situations like this in the future, you should: A. Establish the business analyst's duties well ahead of due dates and tell her you'll be reporting on her performance to her functional manager. B. Establish the business analyst's duties well ahead of due dates and tell her you are expecting her to meet these expectations because the customer is counting on the project meeting due dates to save significant costs on their annual mailings. C. Negotiate with the business analyst's functional manager during the planning process to establish expectations and request to participate in the business analyst's annual performance review. D. Negotiate with the business analyst's functional manager during the planning process to establish expectations and inform the functional manager of the requirements of the project. Agreement from the functional manager will assure the cooperation of the business analyst.
You are a project manager for Candy Works candy factory. Your project involves reporting information from the newly installed candy-counting machine to the financial system. This will give executives the ability to see production run counts at any time during the day. You need to purchase an expensive piece of hardware as part of this project. One of the vendors bidding on the project is a close friend. In order to win the bid, she needs to know how much money the company is willing to spend on the equipment and consulting. Your friend asks you to give her this confidential information and not tell anyone you did. Which of the following is the most appropriate response? A. Tell your friend that as a PMP, you're required to abide by the Project Management Professional Code of Professional Conduct and this would violate the code as it's a conflict of interest. B. Tell your friend that as a PMP, you're required to abide by the Project Management Professional Code of Professional Conduct and this would violate the code as it’s a personal gain. C. Tell your friend that as a PMP, you're required to abide by the Project Management Professional Standards and Ethics Code and this would violate the code as it’s a conflict of interest. D. Tell your friend that as a PMP, you’re required to abide by the Project Management Professional Standards and Ethics Code and this would violate the code as it’s an ethics violation.
You are preparing a cash flow analysis for a project the company is considering undertaking. The project's cost is $525,000, and expected cash inflows are $125,000 the first year and then $75,000 per quarter the second year and $100,000 per quarter after that. What is the payback period? A. 16 months B. 27 months C. 32 months D. 28 months
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