Role of the Project Management
Key concepts on the role of the project manager
Project managers are change agents in organizations.
Project managers are not expected to perform every role on the project.
Project managers provide leadership, and perform the planning and coordination work on projects.
- Focuses on providing management oversight for a functional or business unit. Example, Director of the IT Department, or Head of Finance, or Head of Sales and Marketing, etc.
- Manage the ongoing operations of the organization. Example, helpdesk manager, plant (factory) manager, etc.
Notes on Strategy, Tactics and Operations
Strategic - long term (for example - are you in the right industry)
Tactical - medium term (next 1 year or so)
Operational - short term (next 1 month or so)