Project Management Institute Learning Activities 2010


1. What benefits do industry bodies such as the PMI give members? Why is it important for Project Managers to be a part of an industry body such as the PMI?



1. Leadership is a crucial skill of a Project Manager. There are various leadership styles including:

  • Autocratic/Authoritarian
  • Political
  • Paternalistic
  • Democratic/Collaborative
  • Laissez-faire

Research what each of these styles involves, and the benefits/weaknesses of each. Which of these styles do you think is most appropriate for a Project Manager? Give reasons for your answer.