The fascinating part of project management is, organizations can benefit from it, in both: good as well as in bad business situations. When an organization grows, it needs project management professionals to streamline its project management processes and make the most of positive business momentum. And it is the sound project management processes and experience of project managers who can stir the ship out of bad weather. It is highly desirable for an organization to keep investing in such project management skills, exposing project manager/leaders to evolving business situations.
Letís quickly look at changing landscape of business and evolving aspects in project management.
Looking at above list, one can imagine that business is expecting successful project results, it will necessarily have its leadership to understand importance of next generation project manager, get buy-in to invest. The leadership will have to commit its organizations to embrace such changes, impart training and expose project managers to different industry practices, business situations.
The project management for next generation project manager also means
All of these, in turn mean organizations will have to develop/groom its project management professionals to lead in competitive environment.
Few more readings
Pulse of the Profession by Project Management Institute
PMO and Delivering Strategic Initiatives by Protiviti
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