Project managers are in high demand. According to a recent study by the Project Management Institute, companies worldwide will need 87.7 million individuals working in project management-oriented roles by 2027. In the United States, nearly 9 million project management jobs are expected over the decade. In short, it’s a good time to be considering a […]
Month: March 2018
How Do I Become a Project Manager?
Business is moving faster than ever, but companies are struggling to keep pace. Only 2.5% of companies successfully complete all their projects, according to a global study by PricewaterhouseCoopers, and the Harvard Business Review has discovered the average cost overrun of all projects is 27%. One in six companies’ overrun is 200%. Needless to say, […]
What is a Project Management Degree?
Project Manager is one of the most common and in-demand job titles in the economy. In fact, it’s hard to think of a sector of the economy that doesn’t depend on some form of project management: business and finance, healthcare, technology, marketing and advertising, government, nonprofits, hospitality — the list goes on. But for something […]
The 20 Best Project Management Blogs of 2018-2019
Project management blogs come in every possible style and format, from short and quippy to long and pithy, from breezy to technical, and everything in between. Which blog you follow is largely a matter of taste, but all the best project management blogs have a few things in common. A great project management blog will: […]
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The History of Project Management
The Neolithic Revolution was the period when humans transitioned from hunters and gatherers to agricultural society, which was made possible by the development of project management skills. The ability to conceive and execute plans that defer short-term gratification for greater gains in the long run has allowed humans to separate themselves as the most complex […]
What Jobs Can I Get with an MBA in Project Management?
If you’re considering an MBA in project management, you’ve probably had experience managing projects, whether or not “project manger” is your job title. You’ve likely had the opportunity to manage teams, strategize, and solve problems and large and small, and discovered that you have a talent for it. If you’re a natural leader with a […]
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What Jobs Can I Get with a Master’s in Project Management?
Project managers have a unique blend of skills. They have an eye for details, along with an ability to see the big picture. They can plan for the long term and can also deal with the unexpected in the moment. They have facility with numbers in schedules and budgets, but also have outstanding communication. If […]
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What Jobs Can I Get with a Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management?
If you’re a people-person with outstanding communication skills, a detail-oriented planner who is comfortable with deadlines and budgets, and a goal-driven worker who appreciates new challenges, then you’ve got what it takes to become a project manager. That is, you’ve got the temperament and mindset required to oversee projects from start to finish, create plans, […]
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