Project Management

Creates and maintains an environment that guides a project to its successful completion.

Key Behaviors
  • Understands the importance of quality assurance and control.
  • Develops effective oral and written communication skills to interact with members of a project team.
  • Explains the processes involved in the initiation phase of a project and the development of an overall project plan.
  • Identifies key stakeholders in a project.
  • Identifies and analyzes environmental influences impacting a project.
  • Develops and manages the scope of a project.
  • Describes in detail the process of resource allocation including human resources, and how cost, work, and time estimates are developed.
  • Understands the risks involved in starting a project.

Developmental opportunities for this competency are available from the NIH Training Center.