Building X-Shaped Project Management Skills: A Complete How-To
Business 2 Community, February 6th, 2019
February 6, 2019,
Volume 251, Issue 1

"What are the most important project management skills? Does project management follow a T-shaped or X-shaped skill pattern? This guide will answer these questions, and more.

Calling project management a 'job' is a little misleading.

It is actually several jobs rolled into one.

As a project manager, your responsibilities are broad as well as deep. Every aspect of the project, from organizing teams to managing project risk, comes under your purview.

Given the scope of these responsibilities, your project management skills have to be broad as well. It's unlike the typical skill graph that most other professions have. You can't specialize in a single skill; you have to master a lot of them to be good at your job.

What are these essential project management skills? How can you develop them?

I'll answer these questions and more in this guide..."

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