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To Discern Potential Mastery, Assess Project Management Leadership and Planning Expertise

Published: 08 November 2013

ID: G00258389

Analyst(s): Matt Light


Many accidental or junior-level project managers can, with some experience and training, achieve a moderate level of capability. But for PPM leaders, finding the rarer, master-level project manager requires a focus on key traits of leadership and planning.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Most Project Management Skills Inventories Don't Help Determine "Mastery"
  • Leadership and Planning Distinguish Mastery

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