We’re part way through Quarter 1 and you’re thinking what a great year it’s been so far at work. Your thoughts turn to what you should be doing for your professional development… and there’s a lot of choice.
I don’t have the time (or the requirement) to take a certification course, but I’m always prepared to develop the competencies I need to succeed. If you feel the same, what should you be focusing on?
The Competencies You Need As A Project Manager Today
I’d say that the competencies you should be looking to develop as a project manager are definitely ‘soft skills’ in their widest form. Soft skills include:
- Business acumen
- Influencing and negotiating
And, if you have to focus on just one, make it stakeholder engagement.