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Project Manager Skills Required for Digital Business Success

Published: 28 January 2019

ID: G00704042

Analyst(s): PMO Research Team


There is growing misalignment between project managers’ skill sets and the demands of today’s rapidly changing solutions delivery landscape. This report will help PPM leaders identify and develop the entrepreneurial skills that are the hallmarks of project manager effectiveness for digital business.

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Table of Contents

The Changing Context of Project Management Work

How We Define Project Manager Effectiveness

Drivers of Project Manager Effectiveness

Digital Business Neccesitates Collaborative Skills

Bridge the Gap to Entrepreneurial Behavior

PPM Leaders Should Focus on Hiring Innate Entrepreneurial Skills

PPM Leaders Should Develop Entrepreneurial Skills Through On-the-Job Learning and Mentoring

Focus Development Initiatives to Drive Broad Benefits

Portfolio Needs Must Also Inform Skills Development Focus

Increase On-the-Job Learning for Entrepreneurial Skills


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