Project Management involves…
The practice of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria at the specified time.
Why companies need Project Managers?
Any company that is going through a significant period of change, will more than likely hire a project manager to plan and ensure the plan is being executed. Specific industries of note include financial services, energy, the public sector, construction, and the technology industry.
5 year forecast for PM’s.
There are a number of niche areas within the project management profession that are experiencing significant growth. There is a lot of demand for Project Managers in Digital Change, Cyber Security, Accounting/HR transformation, Regulatory Projects and Data-driven projects.