Monday, 31 October 2011

What Does it take to be a succesful Project Manager?

The success of any project is down to good project management. If a project is not managed well, it could lead to exceeding the budget and going beyond the deadline. Lots of businesses face difficulties because they are unable to manage projects. It is vital for the success of the project that the person managing it is qualified for the job.

An ideal project manager must be detail oriented, analytical, understand the requirements of the project and ensure that those involved in the project are motivated and committed. Some people already possess these skills and are able to lead a project; others need to be trained in them. 

Having a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification validates that you have the experience, training and skills to successfully to manage projects.

According to the PMI Salary Survey — Sixth Edition, most people who are trained and certified in PMP have increased their marketability to employers and have a 10% higher salary than your non-credentialed colleagues and peers.   

Read more about Firebrand’s Project Management Professional (PMP) course