How To Start A Project As An Accidental Project Manager

Accidental Project a Managers are experts who have a job that they were not expecting to manage, even ending up as the full project manager. If this happens to you, there are ways to get organized especially because you did not have the preparation a regular project manager has. There are ways to coordinate with management as well as your team. These and other tips can help you succeed and may even advance your career in the long run.

Key Takeaways:

  • Become a project manager and contribute to an ongoing work effort. Some project managers fall in to the position by accident in businesses.
  • Be known as someone who still gets things done on time. Start a project and set goals along the way for others to use.
  • Collaboration will be key to getting projects done in the business. Delegate tasks to other employees that are subordinate to project managers.

“An Accidental Project Manager is a subject matter expert and/or someone who is known for getting things done.”

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