Organizations in the US spent over $70B last year on professional development and training for their staff. In the context of skills development whose job should it be to help team members advance? More specifically, do project managers play a role in coaching and mentoring their team members and helping them improve their skills? Can project managers offer meaningful contribution to their team members when it comes to enhancing their skills and sharpening their capabilities? This week we debate the following statement:

“The Project Manager is not responsible for development team member skills.”

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