Many of the frustrations aired by project managers pointed towards a lack of knowledge amongst the senior management team about projects and their actual responsibilities. Mike Clayton asks “when are our bosses going to learn about projects and what their responsibilities really are?”.
He adds: “In truth, very few of my clients commission training for project sponsors and directors, often believing falsely, either there isn’t much for them to know, or there is, but they already know it, or maybe they don’t know it but there isn’t the time or budget to do it – and even if we did, they probably wouldn’t come.
“The organisations that do commission training for project sponsors, as well as for project managers, really do start seeing returns on investments in terms of budget, schedule and quality of project delivery.”
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