Effective project management involves managing people, resources and time. Leaders recognize that communication is essential throughout the project life cycle. Library leaders:
Employ sound project management principles and procedures in the planning and implementation of programs and services .
Lead work teams with clear direction and effective communication .
Monitor and evaluate projects and adapt as needed .
The Competency Index for the Library Field includes Project Management on page 33.
Project Management ranked #24 out of 51 self-identified urgent training needs. It ranked #33 out of 60 topics staff would like training in. 47% (45) of respondents indicated they would like training at the Beginner level, 20% (19) would like training at the Intermediate level, and 33% (31) would like training at the Advanced level.