Explore a career in project management
Discover the value of getting certified in project management
Meet the experts
Patrick Aylmer, Founder of Learning People discusses the value of certifications and how they can benefit your career in project management.
Hear from former project management student about his career success
Meet the students
Discover how one of our former students Mo secured a £10,000 pay rise after completing his project management training.
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.
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:
Aerospace and defence
Design, procurement and construction
New product development
Education and training
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:
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.