15.7 million new project management roles globally by 2020
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:
- Monitoring and controlling
- 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
- 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:
- Project assistant
- Project coordinator
- Assistant project manager
- Project manager
- 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.