So you want to become a Project Manager or become a better Project Manager. It is generally the next step of the career path for most field personnel. Let have a frank conversation so you can understand what you are getting into.
I could not wait to become a Project Manager when I was in the field. Those guys just sit in the office all day and mess things up. Then when I became a project Manager, I realized just how wrong I was and, while I liked the job, it was not what I imagined.
Welcome to our Project Management series. This will be five consecutive episodes on Project Management. It is not intended to be a replacement for a Project Manager class rather it will provide you with some some information to help you make an informed decision on whether or not to become a Project Manager or invest in project management training. This podcast will be broken into five episodes
Episode One – We will define what is a project, project management, and project manager
Episode Two- We will cover stakeholders and their roles within a project. What are the differences between internal and external stakeholders
Episodes Three and four we will cover the 5 phases of Project ManagerThose phases are -Initiating -Planning -Executing – Monitoring and Controlling -Closing and specifically how they specifically apply to ICT.
And finally Episode five, We will talk about Project Manager certification by covering BICSI’s RTPM and PMI’s PMP certificates. We want to know which is better.