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Critical Knowledge inSight: Focus on People to Prevent Mistakes and Their Consequences

A program/project manager should spend time building relationships and interacting with their team in the work environment.

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Critical Knowledge inSight: Building Resilience

A project manager can build resilience skills to perform better on the job.

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Critical Knowledge inSight: Recognizing Personal Limitations

An important leadership skill is to be able to recognize your strengths and limitations and obtain guidance from the right experts.

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Critical Knowledge inSight: The Importance of Resilience for Project Managers

A resilient project manager stays flexible and open to making changes when adversity or opportunities affect a project.

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Critical Knowledge inSight: Open-mindedness

A leader who keeps an open mind will bring in more diverse opinions and ideas to help a project succeed.

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NASA Program Director for the James Webb Space Telescope Program Greg Robinson gives a brief interview on NASA television as he and the launch team monitor the countdown of the launch of Arianespace's Ariane 5 rocket carrying NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, Saturday, Dec. 25, 2021, in the Jupiter Center at the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana. Credit: NASA
Critical Knowledge inSight: Govern Efficiently as a Program Manager

Setting up an efficient governing structure is an essential skill leaders and managers use to be more effective on their programs or projects. 

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Former Astronaut Scott Altman discusses teamwork.
Critical Knowledge inSight: Supporting Team Performance

A good leader can enhance a team’s performance using trust and humility.

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Critical Knowledge inSight: Asking Good Questions

Learn to ask good questions to gather important details about a project.

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Critical Knowledge inSight: Collaborating Across Cultures
Critical Knowledge inSight: Collaborating Across Cultures

Working on international programs and projects makes good collaboration essential.

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