Project managers with formal qualifications will in many cases be better at delivery than those without a structured approach.
However, most PMs can be dogmatic and follow the ‘letter of the law’, prescribed in their chosen methodology vs. the ‘spirit of the law’. The latter, and this being crucial, being informed by experience.
Those lacking experience often over communicate the detail (which is great to track and capture) but fail to focus meetings on pertinent issues for stakeholder attention. Think. Can reviewing 1 or 2 pages suffice vs. another 99 page steering committee pack. Here at Cornerstone this goes to the heart of our value proposition. Minimum Viable Governance that is ‘fitted’ for smaller more nimble organisations.