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Managing projects through people

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The importance of managing people for the success of a project cannot be underestimated. This free course, Managing projects through people, identifies the groups and individuals whose appropriate involvement in a project is important for its success, and considers the ways in which their contribution might be maximised.

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • identify why managing people is an essential part of project management
  • establish which people and groups of people are important for the success of a project and why
  • explain what issues are at stake in managing them
  • evaluate how particular groups of people involved in a project might best be handled
  • recognise which skills are most important for managing people in projects.

By: The Open University

  • Duration 8 hours
  • Updated Thursday 11th February 2016
  • Advanced level
  • Posted under Business Studies
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Managing projects through people

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The aim of Managing Projects through People is to demonstrate the importance of managing people for the success of a project, to identify groups and individuals whose appropriate involvement in a project is important for its success, and to consider ways in which their contribution might be maximised.

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