Do you ever wonder if project management is the right career choice for you? It is multifaceted and rewarding, but it is also a demanding job. Here are eight things to consider to help you decide if you’re cut out to be a project manager.
Getting Started in Project Management
Getting Started: Introduction to Project Management
For many people, learning how to use Microsoft Project 2010 means learning the basics of project management at the same time. The two go hand-in-hand. This overview points you to information about understanding project management and how to use those concepts in Project 2010. Follow the links in each step for detailed information. Continue Reading
How can I get Started in Project Management?
How Do I Become a Project Manager?
Are you a natural leader who knows how to motivate others, communicate your ideas and organize projects to make those ideas come to life? Then a becoming project manager may be the right career path for you. Discover what type of world you’d be in if you decide to be a project manager with the information provided in this guide. Continue Reading
How to Become a Project Manager
I remember when I was promoted from a humble engineer to the dizzy heights of project manager back in my twenties. The company I worked for successfully turned a reasonable engineer into a poor project manager! Worse than that the company also wanted me to be the "technical architect" (create the products) of the project. Continue Reading
How to Become a Project Manager
As a Project Manager, you will manage every aspect of the project from start to finish, working to a series of pre-determined goals and objectives. Continue Reading
How to Become an IT Project Manager: Step-by-Step Career Guide
Research the requirements to become an IT project manager. Learn about the job description and duties and read the step-by-step process to start a career as an IT project manager. Continue Reading
How to Break into Project Management
John Challenger, CEO, Challenger, Gray & Christmas, a global expert in recruitment and talent, explains how to determine if project management is the right career choice for you, and how to find an opportunity in the profession. Watch Video
How to Break Into Project Management—and Succeed
Young job candidates hammered by the still-lingering effects of the global economic crisis have been flocking to a booming profession: project management. Three in five hiring managers say interest in project management careers among younger job applicants has grown over the past decade, according to PMI’s Pulse of the Profession® In-Depth Study: Talent Management. Continue Reading
How to get Project Management Work Experience without the PMP Certification
Some people find there is a bit of a Catch-22 when it comes to getting project management experience to take the PMP exam. On one hand, you need to amass this project management experience in order to apply to take the test. But on the other hand, many project management jobs require that applicants be PMP certified project managers before they are even considered for the role. So how do you go about getting project management experience to apply to take the PMP exam if you are not already a PMP credential holder? Here are a few ideas. Continue Reading
How to Get Started in Project Management
So how do you get started? Existing project managers tend to all have different stories about how they got started. It seems clear from this that there is not just one way of getting involved in projects. We can, however, have a look at a few recommendations which are suitable for anyone considering this role. Continue Reading
How To Get Started in Project Management
What is a Project Manager and How Do I Become One?
Perhaps you've worked on plenty of projects, and you think you would like to make a career out of project management. What exactly does a successful project manager do and what does it take to become one? What skills do you need? Continue Reading