One of the first things an organization must do is inventory the skills required for effective project management at all levels. After a skills inventory is developed, the key attributes of those skills must be determined and a profile developed. This is also the first step in developing competency requirements. Christopher Sauer, in his study of successful project-based organizations, points out that organizational capability is built from the ground up: by making it possible for the people who do projects to do their best.7 Focusing on building project manager competencies to the "best" level means first identifying what needs to be improved. To do this requires a competency assessment program.
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What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.