Role: Project Manager
Project Manager
Synonyms:

Team Leader, Project Lead, Manager

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Main Description

A project manager is the person responsible for accomplishing the stated project objectives. Key project management responsibilities include creating clear and attainable project objectives, building the project requirements, and managing the triple constraint for projects, which are cost, time, and quality (also known as scope).

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Skills The tools, knowledge and techniques for managing projects are often unique to Project Management. For example: work breakdown structures, critical path analysis and earned value management. Understanding and applying the tools and techniques which are generally recognized as good practices, but are not sufficient alone for effective project management. Effective project management requires that the project manager understands and uses the knowledge and skills from at least four areas of expertise. Examples are PMBOK and Application Area Knowledge: standards and regulations set forth by ISO for project management, general nanagement skills and project environment nanagement.
Assignment Approaches Typically functional managers will fulfill the role of the project manager for those products and services that they are directly responsible for.
Synonyms

Team Leader, Project Lead, Manager

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