Being a Project Manager is not easy because the failure and success of a project is in the hands of a project manager. Project Manager is one of the important figures in a project.
The project can be well understood and incurring planned costs requires highly experienced resources. But if it is not coordinated and managed with skilled people, then the project will be overspent, schedule delays or may fail in functional and technical quality.
The Project Manager must be able to set an example of how to do the right job even though the entire project team is responsible for accountability. Obviously with this reason, the company will be careful to recruit a project manager to become the project leader in his company
Although the Project Manager is the person responsible for the success of a project, in general a Project Manager does not have authority. Project Managers are required to always coordinate with stakeholders.
As a Project Manager must be able to unite team members so they can collaborate well.
Therefore, The Project Manager must have abilities or skills such as: Soft Skills and Hard Skills:
- Soft Skills: Communication Skills, Ability to communicate, Personal Trait, Critical, Creative Thinking, Work Ethic, Conflict Resolution, Collaborative Skills and this skills not specific for any job
- Hard Skills: This skills specific and abilities to contribute to the success of your job. Example for Hard Skills: Diploma Degree, Accounting Skills, Programing Language, Multingual, Computer Skills, etc.
To get an estimated task in order to produce efficient results, a project manager can use management software to help produce a quality product. Software is used to help analyze projects, facilitate prospect management, increase project efficiency, optimize inventory management, estimate accurate finances, etc.
There is popular Project Management Software to help a project manager in making important decisions in planning, preparing reports, controlling finances and analyzing projects.
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Source: LPPM Institute