Performing Inquisitive Study of PM Traits Desirable for Project Progress

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Sobia Zahra 1,* Ambreen Nazir 1 Asra Khalid 1 Ayesha Raana 1 Nadeem Majeed 1

1. Department of Software Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan

* Corresponding author.


Received: 20 Nov. 2013 / Revised: 6 Dec. 2013 / Accepted: 2 Jan. 2014 / Published: 8 Feb. 2014

Index Terms

PM, Project Management, Responsibilities, Skills


The accountability of a project’s success/failure lies on shoulders of a PM (project manager). Undoubtedly, project management is tough task to bring about and this is the most challenging role within the project. The project manager role varies from project to project and may include communication & negotiation with stakeholders, along with leadership and management of the project. Therefore he must possess both hard and soft skills besides education and expertise to drive his team towards excellence. This scientific documentation presents an ideal blend of responsibilities and skills essential for a project manager to cope with the changing project environment. Technical skills necessary for an IT project manager, further elaborates this study.

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Sobia Zahra, Ambreen Nazir, Asra Khalid, Ayesha Raana, M. Nadeem Majeed, "Performing Inquisitive Study of PM Traits Desirable for Project Progress", International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science (IJMECS), vol.6, no.2, pp.41-47, 2014. DOI: 10.5815/ijmecs.2014.02.06


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