Become a project manager

15.7 million new project management roles globally by 2020

What is it?
Is it right for me?
How do I get there?

Project management is the application of knowledge, skills and techniques to execute projects effectively and efficiently.

It’s a practice that is rapidly growing and spreading worldwide, and is now seen globally as a recognised and strategic competency, a career path and a subject for training and education.

For many organisations, project management is a strategy plan developed by a competent and specialised team that enables them to tie project results to business goals - ultimately making more profit.

There are five agreed project management processes:

  1. Initiating
  2. Planning
  3. Executing
  4. Monitoring and controlling
  5. Closing

Are you?

  • Highly organised
  • Able to lead a team
  • A clear communicator
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Someone who pays close attention to detail
  • Capable of juggling several tasks at once

Yes? Then you could make a great project manager.

Project management is now being used across almost every industry including:

  • Office management
  • Aerospace and defence
  • Information technology
  • Automation
  • Systems manufacturing
  • Design, procurement and construction
  • New product development
  • Education and training
  • Risk management
  • Environment management
  • Urban development
  • Financial services

Did you know certifications can lead to salary increases of 20% or more?

An individual’s project management career can vary, and there are many different routes - a common one is:

  1. Project assistant
  2. Project coordinator
  3. Assistant project manager
  4. Project manager
  5. Senior roles

Gaining a certification is a sure fire way to kick start your career in project management, opening up new opportunities and instilling you with the confidence required to stand out from the crowd.

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