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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

15 Leadership Qualities Of Great Project Managers

Leadership Traits


Here are some key leadership traits that separate great project managers from average project managers

  • Meticulous Planning

  • Eye for detail

  • Ability to drive meetings and discussions to logical conclusion

  • Takes end to end Ownership

  • Ability to communicate clearly and listen carefully

  • Tact Sensitive in critical situations

  • Ability to read individuals

  • Provides direct feedback and is open to receive direct feedback

  • Creates environment of trust

  • Motivates and mentors the team


  • Exhibits excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Quick learner with a zeal for continuous learning new business domains

  • Great sense of commercial orientation

  • Excellent at general project management skills like risk and issue management, quality management, human resource management, procurement, schedule management, scope management, cost management, change management, estimation etc.