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Managing a Project Team

Project Skills

Managing a Project Team
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ISBN: 978-87-403-1272-0
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Pages : 71
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There are many reasons why managing people in a project environment are different from managing them in a departmental setting. These differences make the this aspect of the project manager’s job more complex than his or her departmental equivalent even though they may be responsible for similar numbers of people. This means that a good project manager requires all of the people skills of a line manger together with an appreciation of the additional issues that exist in the project environment.

You will learn:

  • Why human resource (HR) management is such an essential component of project management.
  • How to identify and document project roles and creating an HR management plan.
  • The importance of improving the overall team environment to enhance project performance.
  • How to assess performance, provide feedback, resolve issues, and manage changes effectively.
  • Why effective communication is vital to project success.
  • The principles of good project communication.
  • How to develop a communications plan.
  • Where communications problems usually occur and how to pre-empt them.


  • Managing a Project Team
  • Developing the Human Resources Plan
  • Building an Effective Project Team
  • Developing the Project Team
  • Dealing with Conflict in the Project Team
  • Planning Project Communications
  • Optimizing Project Communications
  • Managing Project Communications
  • Identifying Project Stakeholders
  • Keeping Stakeholders Informed

About the Author

Paul Newton has worked in IT and Project management for over 30 years and has also developed several internet based enterprises. He was a co-founder and director of ITT Ltd where he was responsible for the development and marketing of software-based management training tools. Clients included Microsoft, IBM, Pfizer, Sun Microsystems, UK National Health, Ministry of Defence, Barclays and many other internationally known organisations.

Prior to that, he worked as an IT consultant specialising in developing IBM mainframe software for many of the company's clients including: Rockwell, Severn Trent Water, SWEB, SWALEC, and Eagle Star Insurance.

He also owns, a leading provider of practice aptitude tests. This website helps over a million people per year to pass job selection tests including: numerical, verbal, abstract, spatial and mechanical reasoning tests. It has 16 free practice tests available to download - visit

You can contact him at, or via his personal blog

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