What separates the best project managers from the rest? You do try to motivate and care for people. The atmosphere in the team is fabulous. Nevertheless, they disengage too often. The team stops developing. You fail projects. It happens because you focus on a wrong set of your responsibilities.
Here is how I remember my initial periods as project manager. It is just the same as I saw it many times with others.
Scrum Master vs Project Manager. Who is better? Theoretical agile and plan-driven worlds cannot co-exist in one project. Mindsets, roles, processes and artefacts are that different. And yet in real life you will often see an agile project manager leading a scrum team.
So, Scrum Master vs Project Manager. Is it really a confrontation or just a confusion around implementation of different frameworks? I remember my early days as PM. When I knew little about philosophies of agile, PMBOK® Guide, or any approaches at all.
Risk Response Strategy or Risk Response Plan is not something from an enterprise world. It is just a way to describe and classify actions you can take in regards to a risk. For sure it is not something I recommend to skip.
In fact, there are not many options here. You can:
Risk Register is the most important document for all your risk management efforts. It is the primary input for developing correct risk response plans. Moreover, it is the only tool that helps to control and monitor threats and opportunities.
So here is the most important thing you need to know about it.
PMI PMP is one of the most popular certification in project management profession. Nevertheless, you may have wrong expectations for it. Many see it as a booster to their salary and job offers. But the true benefits are different.
Personally, I also had wrong expectations as well. But I corrected them quite fast. Here is how it was.