Technical Project Manager
How To Do Your Job
The Technical Project Management category of the PMI Talent Triangle® focuses on the practical knowledge of doing your job. This includes understanding the current industry standards and applying that knowledge to succeed in your role.
The project management industry is a growing organism, and your professional knowledge will slowly grow out of date as you focus on your day-to-day job.
When studying for the PMP® exam, you learn the ideal way to manage projects. The Technical category of the Talent Triangle will give you real-world knowledge and help you stay current with new industry standards.
Strategic and Business Management
How to do better at your job
The Strategic and Business Management category of the PMI Talent Triangle® focuses on improving your job performance. Specifically, training in this category could focus on outside factors influencing your industry, like current industry standards, and how you can use that knowledge to succeed.
Training in the Strategic and Business Management category serves a dual purpose. It enhances your performance in your role while helping you understand and achieve your business’ long-term goals.
Understanding your industry and how projects add value and contribute to a company’s success and vision make you a more valuable project manager. These skill sets give you a more entrepreneurial spirit and investment in the strategic performance and outcomes of your organization’s projects.
How to help others achieve their goals
The Leadership category of the PMI Talent Triangle® focuses on the ability to lead and develop a team. These skills help you inspire the team to achieve their goals as well as completing the project. Leadership is most concerned with the success of the group over individual accomplishments.
The Leadership category teaches you how to motivate team members and yourself to complete projects and achieve team or individual goals. The skills you learn will also make you an effective team leader by teaching you how to be a problem solver and be proactive rather than reactive.
The Leadership category will help you succeed as a project manager because you will have the skills to train a team to complete the project efficiently, effectively, and on time. This will also make you more valuable to employers because you will learn tactics for working with all stakeholders included on a project.