Sponsored by Oil and Natural gas Corporation Ltd., an exhaustive study was carried out by CEPM in 1995 covering 800 project managers to identify the Vital, essential and desirable attributes of an effective project manager. The 10 vital characteristics of an effective project manager in order of importance are:

1. Integrity at par excellence level

2. Strong in team building processes

3. Effective decision-maker

4. Excellent communication skills

5. Quality consciousness

6. Commitment to customer orientation

7. Evolving clear-cut and realistic objectives

8. Providing proper direction

9. Disciplined

10. High degree of determination and perseverance

25th Global Symposium 2017

25th Global Symposium 2017