Roles and responsibilities of a Project Manager


Leadership & Project Management Champions

Project ManagerOften, I see number of web searches made on this topic. So, I thought of presenting my views on the same.

The below four lines would be the starting sentences of a typical project team meeting.

“Is every one there?” Manager asked to his team in meeting.

Answer “Yes” came in asynchronously from all different voices.

“Is everything fine? Anyone facing any issues in their project objectives?” This is manager’s voice.

One member raised the voice and told “I have one issue regarding the database design”

………….. And it goes on for an hour.

Why am I presenting the dialogs at the first place to explain the role & responsibilities of Project Manager?

In the above conversation between PM and team, we understood project monitoring role of the PM. Actually, the role & responsibilities of a Project Manager is little complex and needs to be explained elaborately in clear terms…

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Measure of success


Leadership & Project Management Champions

Whenever we are stepping into a new year, we review all our previous year plans, achievements & of course failures. For the new year, we set new goals, renewed old goals, great wish list. No matter where you are what you do, you measure success in that activity. Success produces happiness. To me, the measure of success is –

“Your success is not measured by outsiders praise but by your rejoicing heart”

Benchmark set by our mind will vary from our manager’s expected level. They praise(or scold) you for every activity you performed based on their expectation. But, sit back and think how do YOU feel about the outcome? Do you feel happy? Then you achieved it.

In case you feel unsatisfied, then also you need to be happy as you learnt a new way to get higher level of satisfaction.

Last year was a great year for me. I…

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