Globally, project managers enjoy a healthy job market and many prospects for future growth. To strengthen your skills, consider enrolling in project management courses offered by Penn State Berks in Berks County, PA. Project Management Certificates from Penn State look great on your resume or job application and can open the door to many opportunities.
Project Management Job Trends
At any given time, the project management job openings listed at Indeed.com number more than 600,000. Over 80 percent of them are full-time positions, and about 30 percent have salaries estimated at $85,000 or more per year. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects job growth in this field to be faster than average during the decade, especially in high tech and biotechnology.
Thanks to the hot job market, project management certifications have become the most sought-after certification that recruiters look for in professionals across the globe. It's the easiest way for corporations and recruiting firms to whittle down increasingly large lists of candidates.
If you don't have certification to be a project manager, now may be a good time to get it. Earning a certification is a strong investment in your career and can also make you more desirable to your current employer as they look for employees who have the skills to keep costs down.
Penn State Berks is an approved Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute (PMI), the world's largest and most respected membership association for the project management profession. Our project management courses meet or exceed their stringent course requirements.
Find out more about the project management courses available in Berks County, PA.
What You Will Study
Penn State Berks' project management courses include topics such as Project Initiation and Planning, Project Scheduling and Integration, Project Costing and Control, and Project Risk and Management, and are structured consecutively to build upon tools and techniques you learned in previous courses in the series. They will help students improve efficiency and productivity in all projects they undertake. You will study these key components of project management, and more:
- The fundaments of project management
- Establishing project scope and measureable goals
- SMART project objectives
- Creating realistic schedules
- Resource planning
- Cost estimating methods
- PERT/GANTT/CPM methods
- Qualitative and quantitative risk analysis
- Project reporting
- Closing projects
- Project management ethics
Our courses can help you set any project on a course towards success, and are available to individuals in Reading, Wyomissing, Sinking Spring, Kutztown, Fleetwood, Robesonia, Birdsboro, Leesport, and other communities in Berks County and beyond.
They are taught by highly qualified project management professionals with a wealth of experience.
Click here to take the next step toward advancing your career with project management courses at Penn State Berks in Berks County, PA. Why not get to work today on becoming a certified project manager?