It recently occurred to me that an airplane is rather like a Project, and its captain is like a Project Manager. Let me explain why the role of a Project Manager is rather like that of a pilot…
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…and our article, Do You Understand the Role of the Project Manager?
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Dr Mike Clayton is one of the most successful and in-demand project management trainers in the UK. He is author of 14 best-selling books, including four about project management. He is also a prolific blogger and contributor to ProjectManager.com and Project, the journal of the Association for Project Management. Between 1990 and 2002, Mike was a successful project manager, leading large project teams and delivering complex projects. In 2016, Mike launched OnlinePMCourses.
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