Any organization that has projects is faced with hiring, assigning, growing and promoting project managers. These critical personnel actions cannot be effectively accomplished without an understanding of the fundamental skills and knowledge areas important for the project manager position.
Many organizations hire PMs based on interviews and meeting room encounters without the application of a skills framework. Many individuals may look great in a meeting but may have little or no applyable PM skills.
Some type of skills framework and skills evaluation methodology to support competent personnel management actions project management positions is needed. A tailored PM skills assessment and growth planning methodology exists to resolve this shortcoming and a service to provide this capability is available.