Experiential learning, on-the-job


Formal education and special courses


Professional activities, seminars




tional disciplines for two weeks to a month in each organization. Other executives maintain that this is useless because the individual cannot learn anything in so short a period of time.

Tables 4-1 and 4-2 identify current thinking on methods for training project managers.

Finally, there are three special points to consider:

• Individuals should not be promoted to project management simply because they are at the top of their pay grade.

• Project managers should be promoted and paid based on performance, not on the number of people supervised.

• It is not necessary for the project manager to be the highest ranking or salaried individual on the project team with the rationale that sufficient "clout" is needed.

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

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.

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