What are the skills required to be a project manager?
Followup question, Rate yourself in each of the skill with
Answers were Sorted based on User's Feedback
Answer / suresha
2.organising and planning skills
4.conflict management skills
5.negotiation and influential skills
7.team building and mitivation skills
|Is This Answer Correct ?||126 Yes||9 No|
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.
|Is This Answer Correct ?||37 Yes||4 No|
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.
|Is This Answer Correct ?||48 Yes||20 No|
Answer / mariya
|Is This Answer Correct ?||19 Yes||3 No|
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.
|Is This Answer Correct ?||17 Yes||1 No|
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
|Is This Answer Correct ?||24 Yes||9 No|
Answer / meghanadh
4.Motivating and Leading Skill
5.Decision Making Skill
they are the critical skills to be in a project manager.
|Is This Answer Correct ?||14 Yes||0 No|
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.
|Is This Answer Correct ?||15 Yes||2 No|
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.
|Is This Answer Correct ?||17 Yes||10 No|
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
|Is This Answer Correct ?||7 Yes||0 No|
You are the project manager for a new website for the local zoo. You need to perform Quantitative Risk Analysis. You'll use all of the following tools and techniques to accomplish this except: A. Data precision ranking B. Sensitivity analysis C. Decision tree analysis D. Interviewing
You are a project manager for Uncle Sam's Flag Company. Your company has designed a new line of products featuring the American flag. Due to some unique circumstances, the products are in hot demand and the project sponsor has asked you to do whatever it takes to get this project completed early and make the products available. You are to add resources to the project. The sponsor agrees to pay the additional costs since time is now a critical factor. Which technique have you used? A. Crashing B. Resource leveling C. Fast tracking D. Resource loading
Why would someone want to move from Operations to Project managemnet
You are a project manager in the manufacturing industry. You are using sample variance measurements to monitor the results of the process over time. Which tool and technique of Quality Control are you using? A. Statistical sampling B. Scatter diagrams C. Control charts D. Pareto diagrams
define the zero date in project management
Which of the following is constraint chat you might find during the Organizational Planning process? A. Organizational structure, expected staff assignments, collective bargaining agreements, and project management team preferences B. Organizational structure, organizational interfaces, technical interfaces, and interpersonal interfaces C. Organizational interfaces, expected staff assignments, collective bargaining agreements, and project management team preferences D. Organizational interfaces, technical interfaces, and interpersonal interfaces
You are a project manager for the information technology division of a local satellite TV broadcasting company. This spring, the chief information officer for your company gave you the project to convert and upgrade all the PCs in the department to the latest release of a specific desktop application. Prior to this conversion, all manner of desktop software existed on machines throughout the company and had caused increasing problems with sharing files and information across the company. A lot of unproductive hours were spent typing information into several formats. This project came about as a result of which of the following? A. Technological advance B. Business need C. Customer request D. Legal requirement
Which organization has set the de facto standards for project management techniques? A. PMBOK B. PMO C. PMI D. PMA
How project comes to a software company? what is the role of sales department,marketing department,delivery manager,project manager in a software development? simply,what is project life cycle?
You are a project manager for Dakota Software Consulting Services. You're working with a major retailer that offers their products through mail-order catalogs. They're interested in knowing customer characteristics, the amounts of first-time orders, and similar information. As a potential bidder for this project, you worked on the RFP response and submitted the proposal. When the selection committee received the RFP responses from all the vendors bidding on this project, they used a weighted system to make a selection. Which process did this occur in? A. Source Selection B. Solicitation C. Requisition D. Contract Administration
Your project progressed as planned up until yesterday. Suddenly, an unexpected risk event occurred. You quickly devised a response to deal with this negative risk event using which of the following tools and techniques of Risk Monitoring and Control? A. Risk management plan updates B. Workarounds C. Corrective action D. Additional risk identification
Explain the Principals of Management