The discussion assignment provides a forum for discussing relevant topics for this week based on the course competencies covered.
For this assignment, make sure you post your initial response to the Discussion Area by the due date assigned.
To support your work, use your course and text readings and also use outside sources. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.
Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between two or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Complete your participation for this assignment by the end of the week.
Project Manager and the Team
In the context of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) chapter on project human resource management, what is involved in project team member acquisition, development, and ongoing team management?
Do an Internet search for the Keirsey Temperament Sorter questionnaire and find a site that appears to have a reputable self-assessment questionnaire. Respond to the questionnaire to identify your temperament type. Read supportive documents associated with your type and answer the following questions:
- What does this material suggest are the kinds of projects that would best suit you? What does it suggest your strengths and weaknesses are as a project manager?
- How can you compensate for your weaknesses?
- Which of the eight traits or skills associated with being an effective project manager is the most important? Which traits are least important? Why?
- What is the difference between leading and managing a project?