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Three Things People Get Wrong About Project Management

Three Things People Get Wrong About Project Management

Project management is a term that might be too vague for its own good. When I used to work as a project manager, I remember that everyone had a different idea of what I did on a daily basis.

Depending on whom I was talking to, the impression was that all I did was schedule meetings, give presentations or shuffle papers around on a desk. And while it’s true that many facets of project management fit into these stereotypes, the truth is that my job was much more involved than that.

If you’re a small-business owner interested in hiring a project manager or a student looking to pursue a career in project management, it’s a good idea to do away with any preconceived notions. I no longer work as a project manager, but I help others who want to — and here are three common misconceptions about project managers to set the record straight.

Source : http://www.forbes.com