We can’t be an effective project manager if we’re not able to articulate what we need our project team to do. And we’re not only going to be communicating with our team, we’ll need to communicate with everyone associated with our project, internal or external, technical or functional, junior or senior.
In a recent PMI Pulse of the Profession report, it was revealed that the most crucial success factor in project management is effective communication with all stakeholders. The research finds that effective communication leads to more successful projects. Also, it’s been estimated by the Project Management Institute that a project manager’s job is some 90 percent communication, hence this comprehensive blog.
Importantly, as project managers we need the confidence and the communication skills to speak up when it’s necessary. The sponsor wants a ridiculous variation? It’s our job to explain why … Read More »