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Planning in 140 Tweets by Ricardo Vargas

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CHAPTER 3

THE PROJECT MANAGER

Get to know better the locomotive behind the project. In the next tweets, you will know the job of a project manager, his or her essential skills, and the scope of his or her work.

You will understand that the project manager plays the role of an orchestra conductor, the one who uses planning and leadership skills to transform ideas into results.

As you are probably imagining, there is a perception, though not always true, that the project manager must have a deep knowledge about the project technicalities. It may come as a surprise to you, but there are several studies that, when evaluating project successes and failures, have not associated project success with technical expertise.

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