Chapter 9. Matching the Skill Sets to Projects and Programs

Have you wondered what it’s like to lead a project or program? It can be fun; it can be exciting; it can be educational. Or, it can be challenging; it can be difficult; it can be nerve-wracking. Chances are, it will be some combination of all these things. How the project runs and ends will, in large part, depend on you and how well you used the “knowledge leverage” you gained as a result of Part II.

Throughout Part II, we talked about the different levels of proficiency necessary to lead different project and program levels. Now we can talk about the projects and programs where you will apply that knowledge. For starters, Figure 9-1 is a cross-reference between Project/Program Category ...

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