What is a Project Management MBA?

By PMD Staff

Project Management MBA’s are degrees that combine the traditional, familiar and ubiquitous Master’s of Business Administration programs with graduate project management coursework. The resulting education is versatile, practical and widely desired by employers and clients that range from large corporations, non-profit organizations, small businesses, and much, much more. This degree is perfect for people looking […]

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What is a Master’s in Project Management Degree?

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Project Management is an exciting, blossoming field that takes a systematic, project-oriented approach to business and/or organizational success. A Master’s in Project Management degree is the gold standard in the field, and will open a number of doors for you immediately. If you want to take a look at some of the opportunities in the […]

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What is a Bachelor’s in Project Management Degree?

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The key to successful leadership today is influence not authority – Kenneth Blanchard, author and management expert. The days of fly-by-night decision making are long gone. In today’s world of complex problems, elusive solutions, and rising information capture successful organizations prioritize a systematic, structured approach to achieving their goals. Creating, executing and analyzing projects that […]

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The Highest Paying Employers for Project Management Professionals

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Project managers rank among the most in-demand professionals in the world according to the Project Management Institute. In the US alone, nearly 9 million project management jobs are expected over the decade. Fortunately, high demand also means increasing salaries, and some companies are paying well into the six-figures for experienced project managers to lead teams, […]

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The Best Industries for Project Management Professionals

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Flexibility is one of the main draws to a career in project management. Granted, schedules vary, but project managers can choose to work in a wide range of fields, from construction management, to healthcare administration, to business and finance. Further, many project managers change industries over the course of their career, or even work across […]

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What is PMI GAC Program Accreditation?

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Degree programs which have received PMI GAC accreditation have demonstrated the highest standards in educational excellence, as determined by the Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC), the accrediting branch of the Project Management Institute (PMI). PMI GAC accredited degree programs conform to a comprehensive set of global standards, which indicate academic rigor, […]

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What is Project Management?

By PMD Staff

Project management is the process of overseeing project from start to finish through initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team. According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), project management is “the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements.” So what is project management, […]

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50 Amazing Facts on Leadership

By PMD Staff

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. -John C. Maxwell Leadership is not innate but a learned behavior, in other words, a skill. Leaders are the product of the books they read, the people they listen to, and the ones they associate with. Although, there are no […]

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Is Project Management a Good Career for Me?

By PMD Staff

Project managers are in high demand. According to a recent study by the Project Management Institute, companies worldwide will need 87.7 million individuals working in project management-oriented roles by 2027. In the United States, nearly 9 million project management jobs are expected over the decade. In short, it’s a good time to be considering a […]

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How Do I Become a Project Manager?

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Business is moving faster than ever, but companies are struggling to keep pace. Only 2.5% of companies successfully complete all their projects, according to a global study by PricewaterhouseCoopers, and the Harvard Business Review has discovered the average cost overrun of all projects is 27%. One in six companies’ overrun is 200%. Needless to say, […]

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