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Role of the Project Manager

Course Overview

In project management, the role of the project manager is critical to ensuring the success of a project. This is because a project manager must wear many hats. An ideal project manager is a seasoned communicator, a leader with team building skills, a mentor with a strong sense of ownership, while maintaining a strong hold of timelines, costs, schedule and resources throughout the project lifecycle.   

A project manager needs to have a combination of the right skills as well as develop the above qualities in order to be effective. In this course, we will touch upon both – the skills and capabilities to become an effective project manager.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the key responsibilities of a project manager
  • Communicate effectively with your project team
  • Manage stakeholder communication
  • Learn the importance of planning, executing, managing the budget of a project