A project manager is in charge of working with all the people involved with a project and communicating to those who will be impacted by the changes. They are responsible for making sure projects are delivered on time, in scope (the employees get what they need), and within budget. This is a job that requires good people skills.
- Good at coordinating and managing groups of people
- Enjoys planning
- Very organized
- Works well with a variety of people
- Likes to get things done
Typically starts around $45,000 and can increase up to $136,000.
Most IT employees will manage a project at some point in their job. Larger companies often have a team of dedicated project managers.
Educational Pathway Options
|Training Courses/Boot Camp||Project Management (New Horizons)|
|Pathway Certificate||Quality Improvement & Innovation (NWTC)
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) (New Horizons)
Project Coordinator (MPTC)
|Technical Diploma||Project Management (NWTC)|
|Associate Degree||Business Analyst (NWTC)
Leadership Development (NWTC)
|Bachelor’s Degree||BBA Information Systems with Enterprise Systems (ERP) Technology Management Emphasis (UWO)|
|Minor||Information Systems Minor (UWO)|
|Master’s Degree||MS IT Management (UWO)