Project Management Overview
Take the lead with a track in Project Management
Project management is the art of planning, developing, measuring, and completing a unique project that satisfies a specific organizational goal.
A project often begins as an idea with an undetermined plan of action. As a project manager, you will be involved with organizing and overseeing every aspect of a project as it relates to the overall goal. You will demonstrate a clear vision and execute a plan of action from start to finish while managing a team of people working together to achieve the same goal. As a project manager, you will be responsible for not only taking the lead, but also delegating tasks, setting a budget, achieving project objectives, and making sure the project concludes in a timely manner.
Project management is a valued occupation and is essential to the overall success of an organization. Successful project managers possess certain character traits that are important.
Top qualities of an effective project manager:
- Excellent communicator
- Decision maker
- Problem solver
Through ECPI’s year-round schedule, you could earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Leadership with a Track in Project Management in as little as 2.5 years.