Does IT PM need leadership skills ?

By IT_student1 ·
Hi everyone , I am confused with Information Project Mangers , do they required to have a leadership skills to manage the project successfully ? or do they understand the technical requirements of the project ?

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In my opinion, a Project Manager should have both

by Darryl~ Moderator In reply to Does IT PM need leadershi ...

the leadership skills & knowledge of the technical requirements to successfully complete a given project. The PM would not necessarily be required to have the skills to perform the various technical requirements...just knowledge & understanding of how they integrate into the entire project as a whole.

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Leadership, and management skills

by Tony Hopkinson In reply to Does IT PM need leadershi ...

and a reasonable tech appreciation (as a minimum).

Unless you are only going to focus on a very narrow range of projects, serious tech skills are very unlikely.

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