This is a brief presentation of typical Project Management Tasks that are standard in European (ERASMUS+) projects. A project manager, assisted by the team, is charged with multiple responsibilities that span the five classic project phases of a project life cycle (initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and closing).
Typical activities of project managers are:
- Drawing up schedules and flow charts
- Time and budget planning
- Risk analysis
- Compilation and management of the project team
- Preparation of reports and analyses
- Controlling key project figures
- Documentation of project results
What tools should a project manager have?
As a project manager, you should be proficient in common office programs. You should also have good knowledge of the internet.
Summary of tasks
As a project manager, you are responsible for the planning, implementation, acceptance, and follow-up of projects. Your job is to coordinate and delegate tasks and to act as a link between superiors and project staff. You always keep an eye on the big picture.
Further reading: The page “Project Manager” offers many articles dealing with project managers and their duties.