In this chapter
Review the different roles played by the project manager
Review the key skills every project manager should possess
Learn why some project managers are much more successful than others
Understand the common mistakes made by many project managers
As we reviewed in Chapter 1, the project manager has many activities to perform, challenges to overcome, and responsibilities to uphold over the life of a project. Depending on your individual experiences, your industry background, and the manner in which project management has been implemented, this review may have been quite enlightening to you.
To ensure that we have a common understanding on what a project manager does, we'll review the different roles a project ...