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Discover the value of getting certified in project management

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Patrick Aylmer, Founder of Learning People discusses the value of certifications and how they can benefit your career in project management.

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Hear from former project management student about his career success

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Discover how one of our former students Mo secured a £10,000 pay rise after completing his project management training.

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Learn more about student Sam's experience studying project management

Sam has had a strong career in resource management and decided to get certified in PRINCE2 Foundation, Practitioner and Agile to strengthen her skills. She’s now able to formally apply project management principals to her job role, and approach all projects with confidence due to the certifications she’s now gained.

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What is project management?Is project management right for me?How do I become a project manager?

Project management is the application of knowledge, skills and techniques to execute projects effectively and efficiently.

It is one of the most diverse and interchangeable roles to be in. It’s truly global, with opportunities in every industry and the demand is growing. 

Organisations will hire project managers to devise a strategic plan for projects and their resource. They’ll ensure projects tie into business goals whilst making a profit.

Project management is now being used across almost every industry including:

Office management

Aerospace and defence

Information technology

Automation

Systems manufacturing

Design, procurement and construction

New product development

Education and training

Risk management

Environment management

Urban development

Financial services

Discover what it's like to become a project manager

As a project manager, you will be expected to apply knowledge, skills and relevant methodologies effectively and efficiently to a project. You are responsible for driving the success of a project whilst complying with the specific project goals and targets.

Key responsibilities in a project management role:

Planning and initiating processes
Leading a team
Hitting targets
Budget management
Risk handling
Reporting

Did you know certifications can lead to salary increases of 20% or more?

Getting certified in project management from one of the world’s leading organisations can help you start, or advance your career. Your project management career can vary, and there are many different routes throughout the career. 

From project assistant to project manager and onto senior roles, gaining a certification is a sure fire way to kick start your career in project management. Certifications open up new opportunities and give you the confidence and skills needed to stand out from the crowd.

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Average salary after completing

Average Salary
Junior Project Manager
£24k
Average Salary
You can earn
£57k
Average Salary
Project Director
£91k
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£57k

You can earn an average of £57,400.00 a year

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