Successful project management requires strong leadership skills on behalf of the manager overseeing the project. ... Being a good leader means that you can motivate your team to perform at their best throughout the project and ensure all team members have a clear understanding of what is expected of them.
Criteria of a Competent Project Manager
Based on our research, we have identified three project management competency areas: knowledge, proven experience and personality. Each competency area is built around specific “pillars”.
Managerial skills fall into three basic categories: technical, human relations, and conceptual skills. Specialized areas of knowledge and expertise and the ability to apply that knowledge make up a manager's technical skills.
In the broadest sense, project managers (PMs) are responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the completion of specific projects for an organization while ensuring these projects are on time, on budget, and within scope.