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Project Management

Average Annual Salary for Project Management:

Earnings of salaried Project Managers and freelance Project Managers contractors vary depending upon the size, nature of the project and the industry of the project. The median expected salary for a typical New Products Project Manager can start at approximately $60,000

Necessary Education for an Project Management Career:

A degree in Project Management»»
Additional education or experience in Business Management is helpful.

What is Project Management in a nutshell?

In the simplest of definitions, Project Management is all about setting and accomplishing project goals. It is the process of planning, organizing, and overseeing how and when these goals are met.

Types of Project Management careers:

  • Art & Design Project Management
  • Assistant Project Manager
  • Construction Project Management
  • Project Coordinator
  • Retail Project Management

Project Management Skills & Responsibilities:

Project Managers coordinate all aspects of a project within it's time limits depending on the project may be considered highly confidential. In that case it is than the Project Manager's responsibility to ensure that all of the details remain within the circle of the project team members.

  • Plan the Project * Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project.
  • Staff the Project * In consultation with management Project Managers recruit, interview and select staff with the appropriate skills for the project activities.
  • Implement the Project * Execute the project according to the project plan

  • Evaluate the Project * Ensure that the project is on schedule and can be delivered on time, within budget and at the required level of quality

Future Outlook for Project Management:

Excellent employment opportunities for Project Management are expected to grow through 2014 due to the number of job openings will exceed the number of qualified individuals seeking to enter the career position.


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