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“Project managers” really are “people managers”. However, project managers too often forget the definition of “management”, which is “getting things done through others”. Project managers see their long list of tasks and tend to become very task-oriented. They become like goose farmers stuffing their geese with special foods to fatten their livers as quickly as possible which gives them “foie gras”. Project Managers stuff their team members with as many tasks as they can which gives them a project that finishes on time, they hope. They often lose their people-orientation in this race to the finish. The Critical Path in their schedule only tells them which tasks are driving their schedule and when, whereas the Resource-Critical Path in a project schedule shows WHO is driving the schedule and when. Come and see how you can become a people-manager!
Eric Uyttewaal is one of the foremost trainers, consultants and authors on portfolio and project management software from Microsoft. He authored the books Forecast Scheduling with Microsoft Project 2010/2013. He founded ProjectPro that specializes in Microsoft Project and Project Server. Eric has been involved in large programs at the Canadian Forces, IBM Cognos, Northrop Grumman, SanDisk and Investors Group. He was President of the PMI Ottawa Chapter in 1997. Eric received awards from MPUG in 2012 (Community leader), from Microsoft since 2010 (MVP) and from PMI in 2009 (“Significant Contributions to the Scheduling Profession”).
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