What are the most important or essential skills of a project manager

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Hi everyone, As I am preparing for the project management job role. So, from the recruiter's perspective what are the top skill they look for in Project Manager IT Industries in candidates right now? Can anyone brief me on this?

Thank you.

Jul 22, 2020 in PMP by Roshni
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These are the things that should be part of your skillset because they will help you get the job done more effectively means faster and with less effort. Here is the list of skills project managers need:

  • Leadership: Being able to lead your team as well as manage them, It’s really important to be able to inspire others, set the vision, and lead effectively.

  • Negotiation: A project manager must be effective at negotiating terms with suppliers, clients. You must also employ negotiation skills when working with your team as well to bring everyone in line with strategic goals or manage interpersonal conflicts within the team.

  • Risk Management:  Risks are inevitable during a project, which is why a project manager must have the experience and ability to pinpoint what could go wrong and implement a risk mitigation strategy. Being able to control risk is a sign that you are on top of your project. You can even refer to this for more insight https://www.edureka.co/blog/project-risk-management/

  • Task Management: You should be able to create a task list, delegate work to others, and keep on top of progress. This is the best way to make sure that projects come in on time and others take responsibility for their deliverables.

  • Cost Control: One of the most important responsibilities for the project manager is to create a viable budget and control it throughout the lifecycle. You need to show that you can deliver your project within the cost constraints and by managing the project finances intelligently.

  • Communication: Project managers must have strong communication skills to be able to convey messages to clients and team members.

To learn more about PMP, you can refer to this https://www.edureka.co/blog/pmp-exam-all-you-need-to-know/

As you are preparing for a project management job role, I would suggest you take-up the  PMP Certification course as demand for candidates holding a globally acknowledged certification are on top. 

I would like to suggest you go through this youtube playlist for further information regarding PMP. 

answered Jul 22, 2020 by Gitika
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edited Jul 22, 2020 by Gitika

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