Achieve Project Success With Efficient Task Management
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Achieve Project Success With Efficient Task Management

When a project is rolling, everyone on the team is in regular contact with the project manager. Everyone has a different approach towards the tasks and deals with PM differently. While few feel that they can’t even move a pin without the PM, while some need to ask him again and again what to do!

This is a matter of serious discussion that whether it is acceptable on part of a PM that his team behaves more like training interns asking him before taking any step. However, it is good to maintain transparency and have discussions on regular basis, but the teams must understand that these discussions must be productive and idea-oriented instead of “what to do next” sessions.

A PM must understand that task management greatly contribute to project outcome and must note following aspects:

Avoid Task Minding:

A project mainly fails due to poor task delegation. Whether it is over or under task allocation, both can lead to project failure at large! Don’t spend all your time in taking updates from team or answering their questions. This may kill your strategic approach towards project. Let them understand their responsibility and take an update at EOD or so and then give your necessary insights and guidelines for next step.

Consider it as a Team, not Labors:

The team you selected for the project comprises of experts and they know their job well. You should show some trust in them and allow them to execute their tasks. Do not overload them or treat them like fresher by asking for reports or flooding their inboxes with status queries

You are not the Sole Doer:

Being a PM, you have hell lot of responsibilities and apparently you cannot perform all the tasks by yourself. Do not fail your project by not letting your team work much and taking all necessary work for yourself. They are proficient enough and can accomplish major tasks under your guidance. This will lead to faster completion of tasks and also give you time to focus on other project factors like budget and time considerations

Delegate Tasks Efficiently:

You are the project manager and all your actions, words and commands directly influence the project outcomes. Delegate tasks keeping in view all the related factors and according to the caliber of each team member. Don’t waste the talent you get and also avoid over-loading them that could affect the quality of work. Your actual traits as a PM clearly shine out if you are good at Task Management.

To conclude, task management is a critical part of your project and you must be careful while delegating tasks. Also make sure that you neither interrupt nor loosen your team when the project is rolling. PM Aura helps you monitor the tasks and check the status without disturbing your teams or any other hassles.


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