What makes a successful project manager? What is expected from a Project or Program Manager?

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Address to the PM community at Mindtree Limited. The deck covers what makes a project manager successful in the role and what is expected out of them. This is only a collation of multiple inputs across the Internet Research presented as a compiled collection. The respective owners own the copy right of the content. My intent is to share for benefit of larger good.

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    1. 1. © Mindtree Limited 2014. Confidential - for limited circulation only What makes a successful project manager? R Koushik Mindtree IMS Date: 03rd July 2014
    2. 2. Confidential - for limited circulation only Who is a successful project manager? • They possess the gift of foresight • They're organized • They know how to lead • They're good communicators • They're pragmatic • They're empathetic
    3. 3. Confidential - for limited circulation only http://youtu.be/psgjh9jFyMs
    4. 4. Confidential - for limited circulation only Complete the dots… • Ability to work with what is available • Make logical decisions on information available and not wait for all analysis to complete • Anticipate how things will turn • Realize risks, and have the mitigation ready
    5. 5. Confidential - for limited circulation only Set clear directions… • Be clear and set the goals • Tell what is expected, don’t allow anyone to assume • Give them a good understanding of the big picture
    6. 6. Confidential - for limited circulation only Excel in your communication • Use right medium for the right message • Adapt their style of communication
    7. 7. Confidential - for limited circulation only Be adaptable • Being flexible and willing to consider change if it is in the best interest of the project
    8. 8. Confidential - for limited circulation only Believe in YOU
    9. 9. Confidential - for limited circulation only http://youtu.be/gjL1GmM6OQQ
    10. 10. Confidential - for limited circulation only The people who have the will power and persistence will attain whatever goal they desire in the manner they desire Kural-666 Be Persistent…
    11. 11. Confidential - for limited circulation only do with deliberation those things which require detailed consideration and for which enough time is available. for those things that require prompt action don't waste a lot of time in deliberation Kural-666 Swiftness in action…
    12. 12. Confidential - for limited circulation only http://youtu.be/oSDhhZtRwFU
    13. 13. Confidential - for limited circulation only win together in the workplace…
    14. 14. Confidential - for limited circulation only Be successful
    15. 15. “Let’s unleash possibilities” Three C's in life.....Take a "Chance" to make a "Choice" to bring a "Change" in your life.

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