Transferable project management skills

Transferable project management skills

Exploring Project Management Skills:

  • Examples from Everyday Life:
    • Planning a Surprise Birthday Party: Involves selecting a venue, sending invitations, and budgeting based on the number of guests. This uses skills such as planning, organizing, managing tasks, budgeting, and controlling costs.
    • Retail or Service Industry Experience: Managing employees' schedules, planning work styles for productivity, covering duties and responsibilities during shifts, and being aware of employees' availability translates well into project management.
    • Relocating for a Job: Coordinating a move involves organizing help, budgeting for movers and supplies, packing systematically, and managing multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Skill Development:
    • Project management studies will help you advance and refine these skills to handle larger and more complex tasks.
    • Examples of past project management experiences are valuable during job interviews to demonstrate time management and leadership skills.
  • Job Interviews:
    • Be prepared to discuss times when you juggled multiple tasks or influenced a customer or teammate.
    • Use examples from everyday life and previous jobs to showcase your skills.

Next Steps:

  • Upcoming content will cover the types of project management roles you’ll qualify for after completing the program and how to explore job opportunities.