Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video On learning to say no, part of Insights from a Project Manager.
Yes I have done that. Let's, let's talk about the instances.…Let's talk about the circumstances.…To me, a project manager is a steward for the business and a…steward for some form of change. You have to be given the…capability to provide that stewardship in an appropriate manner.…To make sure the business, and the people within it,…are going to benefit from the change that is being proposed.…Now there are some fundamental things that…you need in order to provide that stewardship.…
One is a sponsor that has the funds and has the time.…And has the foresight, or the vision or the capability and…responsibility to understand the nature of the change that they're proposing.…The second is, the information to understand the nature of…that change and to be able to bring it to fruition.…So, you know, I also need tools to be able to do that.…Right?…I mean, I can't do this without some budget, for instance.…
And I can't do that, I mean,…I can't design something physical without having some…sort of design tool, right, to be able to determine whether that's going to work.…
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- Why choose PMP® certification?
- Tracking project hours
- What is a triple-threat leader?
- Agile vs. waterfall project management
- Preventing scope creep
- Learning to say no<br><br>