Career Choice: Project Manager. Why?
By Deniz Iren
When we wake up in the morning, we have two simple choices. Go back to sleep and dream, or wake up and chase those dreams.
- Assumption 1: Individuals at the higher level positions in the organizational structure, are more capable and knowledgeable.
Assumption 2: The higher the position of a manager is, the less he needs to know about the details of the project.
These assumptions are self explanatory. I agree that they are often correct. However, there is an apparent exception; the project manager.
Project managers must know many details about their projects, so the statement of assumption 2 is not correct. Also, I believe, project managers are (should be) more capable and knowledgeable about their projects than anyone else in the organization. I know this does not sound about right. I just want to draw attention to the unique knowledge, viewpoint, skill set, and capability that a project manager possesses. Read the Complete Article