The Many Different Types of Project Managers

The Many Different Types of Project Managers

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College Have you always wished there was a way to capitalize on your incredible organizational skills? Do you enjoy managing every part of the projects you work on? According to a report by News & World Report, project management is the third most highly sought after skill, bested […]

Boost Your Career with a Project Management Certificate

Boost Your Career with a Project Management Certificate

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College Wednesday, November 23, 2016 According to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), 97% of companies believe that project management is crucial to an organization’s success. Companies in every industry are scrambling to find qualified individuals to fill these roles. Did you know that only 56% of all project managers are certified? […]

Why Project Management Is a Great Career to Switch Into

Why Project Management Is a Great Career to Switch Into

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College Thursday, November 3, 2016 Leadership: Leadership doesn’t have to include any fancy job title. You demonstrated leadership when you took the initiative to plan the office’s Halloween party or run a meeting. Taking responsibility around the office, no matter how big or how small, will hone your leadership skills. […]

How a Certificate in Project Management Prepares You for a PMP

How a Certificate in Project Management Prepares You for a PMP

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College If you’ve been researching careers in project management, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the internationally recognized Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. Originally designed to standardize training and experience across project managers worldwide, the PMP certification is an extremely in demand qualification in the workforce. Earning a PMP certification can seem […]

An Overview of the PMP Certification Process (Project Management Professional)

An Overview of the PMP Certification Process (Project Management Professional)

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College In today’s business world, it’s sometimes difficult to tell real experience and knowledge from resumé fluff. One way business professionals can display their career commitment is by passing the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam. This credential, offered by the Project Management Institute, can open many doors for those […]

IT Project Management, Unveiled

IT Project Management, Unveiled

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College While most people have heard of IT and Project Management, many do not know that the field of IT Project Management actually exists. This emerging line of work has positions available in many industries. Let’s take a look at who is hiring IT Project Managers and what […]

Project Management: A Booming Field

Project Management: A Booming Field

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College Project management has been around since the 1950s, and has recently taken off as a booming field for job seekers. The rise of the global marketplace and fast, reliable global communication makes collaboration on projects possible from anywhere in the world. Companies have an increasing need for point people […]

The Importance of a Project Management Career

The Importance of a Project Management Career

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Businesses are constantly evolving to improve their capacity and efficiency. Cubicles were traded in for open office plans, paper documents were digitized. Now businesses are becoming project-based in order to get deliverables out the door as quickly as possible. Project managers are crucial […]