Project Management as Integration of Building Elements
Project managers play the lead role in planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing projects. They are accountable for the entire project scope, project team, resources, and the success or failure of the project. However MTC project management requires a slightly different set of skills primarily as the project is a series of integrated parts and components requiring assembly on-site. Effective project managers need more than technical know-how. The role also requires a number of non-technical skills, and it is these softer skills that often determine whether a project manager — and the project — will be a success. Project managers must at least have these seven non-technical skills: leadership, motivation, communication, organisation, prioritisation, problem-solving, and adaptability.
Highly effective project managers are strategic business partners fully vested in organisational success, and they must be able to roll with inevitable setbacks. Combined with the necessary technical skills, certain attributes will place you in higher demand as a project manager, providing a strong foundation that will enable you to adapt to the constantly changing dynamics of a project while putting your stakeholders needs first above all else. Highly effective project managers: