How to Become a Project Manager

How to Become a Project Manager


If you dream of being a key player…
If you want to be at the heart of the action… If you want to scale the highest heights…
Or be part of something huge… It could all be within your reach. As a project manager, your professional skills
could be your passport to a career of limitless possibilities. Whether your passion is for entertainment,
space exploration or fantastic feats of engineering –there’s a project for you. Because every
successful project needs a project manager with the skills, knowledge and experience
to ensure its smooth delivery. But, we know that the best project managers
don’t just need passion; but professionalism, too. They need leadership qualities, and the
ability to make decisions and to apply core skills, like budgeting and planning. There’s more than one way to become a true
professional in the field of project management. You can acquire the essential skills over
time; building your experience, year on year, project by project, until you reach the highest
of professional standards… You can seek a more direct path; gaining the qualifications
you need to rise to the top. Or, you can combine those approaches, in a way that suits you. Whichever route you choose to becoming a project
manager, we believe your skills and experience, and your ability to put it into good practice,
should be valued and recognised. And that’s why we support project professionals
throughout their careers – every step of the way to the world of possibilities that
lie ahead. If you would like to know more about how you
can get yourself on the fast-track to a career as a project professional, visit us at www.apm.org/pmcareers