Article by Ken Thompson, 16 Apr 2018
I am working on a new book with a new take on the age-old topic of Project Management with Paul Hookham, my old friend and expert practitioner. As part of our research we have been looking at all the different "Jobs" a Project Manager can be called upon to perform as part of their role. We reached 24 without even breaking sweat! I am sure there are more. Maybe that is why Project Management is such a challenging role. You might be able to use this infographic to help you recruit project managers or designing project management training or even assessing project managers' skill levels (or indeed your own!). Let me know if you find it useful or have thoughts for improving it.
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Ken is a practitioner, author and speaker on Leadership, Collaborative Working, High Performing Teams, Change Management, Project Management and Business Acumen. His work has featured in major publications including The Guardian , Wired Magazine, The Huffington Post and The Henry Ford Magazine. Ken has also spoken at many international events including TEDx, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), Learn Tech (London) and NASA.
Ken is Managing Director of Business Simulations Ltd.
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