- Finesse. This stands for the ability to talk to people politely and convincingly. Sometimes this is the only “weapon” a project manager has to influence the customers, the managers or the team members.
- Time management. The essence of managing projects, especially software projects, is to complete them on time. I know many people who have problems with managing their times. A tip of advise from me: make notes and use software organizers. It’s human nature to forget. But if you are a project manager – it’s not forgivable.
- Multitasking. I would call it “ability to focus dynamically”. The project manager should be able to focus on a single task at a given time but should be able to switch to the other quickly and should never lose sight of “the big picture”.
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