Project Managers vs. Project Owners

Project Manager vs Product Owner: Role Comparison

Although product owners and project managers may have overlapping strengths and skills, these positions have significant differences. At a high level, a project manager ensures project elements, including the scope, schedule, budgets, risk, and more, usually functioning in a traditional project management capacity. Product owners, on the other hand, typically operate in an agile or …

Erin Aldridge, PMP, PMI-ACP, & CSPO

Effective Communication for Managers

The Importance of Effective Communication for Managers

Being a manager is a multi-faceted position. It requires managing personnel and resources, solving problems, thinking critically and creatively, being a leader, and coordinating many moving parts simultaneously. However, to be a successful manager, there is nothing more critical than exhibiting excellent communication skills. Even still, developing adequate communication skills in managers is often not …

Erin Aldridge, PMP, PMI-ACP, & CSPO