In the recent years Project Management crossed the IT barrier and became a role that is feasible to be found in all departments in an enterprise. Even though, Project Management is still a skill which is best developed with practical experience, Project Manager certifications are extremely popular and required for most of the job opportunities in this field. The certifications are also a safe route approved by the industry and well know among the companies. So, if you are looking for either a career advancement or a global position, these certifications can be a differentiating factor and a great starting point.
ITIL is the most widely accepted approach to IT service management in the world, helping individuals and organisations realise business change, transformation and growth through the proper use of IT. But ITIL v3 was released in 2007 and amended in 2011. Since then, the world has changed.
Project Management is a role which requires different capabilities and expertises. It’s defined by the practice of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet established KPI’s in a certain period. Project Managers apply in their daily routine a set of processes, methods, knowledge, skills and experience to achieve the results they are looking for.
Obviously, as a PRINCE2 trainer, I say that becoming a certified in project manager is a great way to see your career prospects grow. Below are some of the main attributes you will develop in formal project management training that will allow your skills to shift from basic to brilliant.
Project Management roles are more relevant than ever in the market, not just for IT companies, but for every company that want to keep their projects running smoothly and achieve their goals. In this context PRINCE2 is one of the most used methodologies in Europe for Project Managers whose want to guarantee their chances of succeeding. PRINCE2 certified Project Managers have great knowledge of the principles, processes, themes, techniques and roles in conducting a successful project.
Business Skills are in high demand. Professionals are hearing and reading more about it, consequently they might get confused about what exactly these skills represent in their professional daily lives. The skill list below was compiled by CompTIA AITP based on IT job posts. They represent the set of abilities that managers are looking for to fill up their positions.
A competitive world requires professionals ready to deal with all the complexity of the new era, each day a new word is added to the glossary, digital transformation, project management 2.0, virtual reality, etc. The work environment is no different, technology brings new features and tools to the workplace and processes are constantly evolvng. Project Management is one of those affected areas. In the past it was mostly IT related activities associated with these changes, but nowadays more and more professionals are affected.
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