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Project Manager

Pune, MH
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The specific duties of a project manager vary from industry to industry, company to company, and sometimes even from project to project.But there are some key duties and responsibilities that, if performed well, will help you successfully complete your projects.Let's take a look at some of the more important project manager responsibilities and duties using the four functions of management as a framework...Recommended Resource...The Practice of ManagementPlanningOrganizingLeadingControllingPlanningPlanning is an essential duty of a project manager. Determining what needs to be done, who is going to do it, and when it needs to be done are all part of the planning process. Keep in mind that planning is an iterative process that takes place throughout the life of the project.Some key planning duties include...Define and clarify project scopeDevelop the project planDevelop the project scheduleDevelop policies and procedures to support the achievement of the project objectivesOrganizingOrganizing is about setting up the project team's structure. A major driver in this aspect is the company's existing structure. Companies are usually set up as functional, matrix, or projectized organizations. When organizing your project, you will need to take the company's structure into account.Some of the key organizing duties include...Determine the organizational structure of the project teamIdentify roles and positionsIdentify services to be provided by external companiesStaff project positionsLeadingLeading refers to carrying out the project plan in order to achieve the project objectives. Leading the project is one of the more challenging aspects for new project managers because it involves a lot of "soft skills." Skills such as communicating clearly, team motivation, and conflict resolution.Some key duties for leading projects include...Setting team directionCoordinating activities across different organizational functionsMotivating team membersAssigning workControllingControlling is all about keeping the project on track. Project control can be performed using a three-step process...Measuring Checking project progress toward meeting its objectivesEvaluating Determining the cause of deviations from the planCorrecting Taking corrective actions to address deviationsSome key controlling duties include...Defining project baselinesTracking project progressProject status reportingDetermining and taking corrective actions
Additional Degree: BA (Arts) | B.Com. (Commerce) | B.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | B.Plan. (Planning) | B.Sc. (Science) | BBA/ BBM/ BBS | BCA (Computer Application) | Diploma-Other Diploma | B.Ed. (Education) | BHM (Hotel Management)

Experience: 2-7


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