A project manager must be a skillful planner and can inspire his or her team to produce as needed. Per LaBrosse (2007), project management can be used throughout the organization to boost personal and collaborative productivity by building a standardized system that embeds best practices into the way projects are managed” (p.26).
At SNHU, I have acquired a lot of skills that allowed me to complete my capstone project. I have learned many concepts that help me to successfully finish with my entire program. To prepare such a capstone project, it is indispensable to have some skills and knowledge. I received that
However, obtaining the knowledge required to successfully orchestrate and manage projects is a challenge within itself. Individuals with the drive and desire to become project managers have a number of options regarding the means of properly equipping oneself for real world project management situations. In addition to seeking an academic degree in project management, and before becoming a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with the Project Management Institute (PMI), learners are encouraged to participate in Project Integration Management Simulations through the PMI Registered Education Provider (REP) and world-class education simulation company, Double Masters (Double Masters, 2016).
My academic coursework has over all helped me preparing for the job. During the coursework I have completed various semester project which helped me learning multiple programming languages, networking concepts, trouble shooting skills and communication skills.
One element that contributes to Steve Jobs’ ethos is the fact that he is so successful in his career. Already knowing who Steve Jobs was, he led the audience to the appeal that we is successful because of his company in which he worked hard for. One of the first things he mentioned in his speech to make it so he is comes off as smart when he says he created Apple, a multi-billion dollar company, and Pixar, the “most successful animation studio in the world.” This adds on to his knowledgeable self, creating validity because the people listening view Jobs as being high in the successful level and makes the audience believe him. Jobs continues with his reliability by saying that he was a college dropout and still went on to be extremely successful.
Six Years ago, the world lost one the most technologically and innovatively inclined individuals of his time. He was best known for creating classy and cutting edge technology that many people worldwide would attempt to be first in line for when the newest edition was released. This man’s name was Steve Jobs. He was the founder and CEO of Apple, a company that he and Steve Wozniak developed in Jobs’s garage after he dropped out of college. Creating such a company was no easy task, but Jobs persevered and didn’t back down from any challenge that he faced along the way. He is an individual that is very hard to ignore, specifically when listening to him speak. For a man of so many accomplishments, it is no surprise that Stanford invited him to speak at the 2005 commencement ceremony. This speech is said to be one of the best he had ever given. The speech dives into Job’s life and lessons he learned along the way through trial and error. Jobs tries to convince the graduates that they should to listen to their heart when selecting a career. Jobs uses ethos to establish credibility, pathetic appeals to get the audience to listen to his advice and utilizes a logical argument to show that in order to achieve success, one must stay true to who they are.
How do you envision using the knowledge from this course in your current role or your role after graduation?
Students often ask about the use of project management software applications in this course. In the past we required the use of MS Project for this course but removed it as a requirement when we rewrote the course. The reason we removed it was that MS Project has a very steep learning curve for all but the most basic functions. The software is very expensive and is not web-based so it requires installation on
I have no chance to interact with a Senior IT manager from the software industry before. I became tensed when I learnt I must do this. There were many negative thoughts running in my mind. To my surprise after interacting with the manager, all my prejudice has shattered. My interviewing skills have developed. I felt myself proud after completing this task. I leant to interact with colleagues (team work) and collaboration (Google docs). Totally, this course taught me how to break down a problem and solve by many approaches with confidence. Finally, my analytical, presentation, internet, business application and writing skills have
Education The majority of project management positions require a bachelor’s degree in a business management related field, as well as a professional certification and management experience. Many project manager professionals elect to obtain a master’s degree or advanced postgraduate certification in project management, analytics, or business management. The Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is the most recognized certificate for project managers. According to the Project Management Institute, “As a PMP, you can work in virtually any industry, with any methodology and in any location, and earn on average 20% more than without a PMP.” (pmi.org) Education is highly valued in project management; however, important skills such as, good communication and the ability to execute are developed with experience.
Robin Chase graduated with from a high level management school and has put her degree to use. Entrepreneurs are essential to this world because they are the ones who come up with many of the ideas in the world and also they come up with solutions to everyday issues. It is essential for those who aspire to do something with their degrees to examine those who have past success in a similar field because it allows one to examine what has worked for those who have been successful, but more importantly what has failed them. It also fits into our course by emphasizing creative thoughts because often the ideas that change the world are those that are unexpected. Another reason that this presentation fits into the class is that it shows that a management degree does not have to be just used to manage employees. It shows that doors can be opened by obtaining a degree and that one can choose to do anything with the degree. Robin Chase also demonstrates that a positive attitude even in difficult times is essential because a positive attitude has a major influence on individual and team success. One could have the best idea, but a negative attitude is cancerous in the workplace. This presentation is important because it allows one to begin to formulate ideas and creative ideas. Mrs. Chase is an influential leader and her words inspire those around her and that is why it is
In today’s ever growing competitive market the products are getting user friendly, which means products are getting smarter and do the majority of work. Smarter products are complicated, and so is the process to develop them, Project Management is a crucial tool for streamlining complicated processes. As it applies today and in the future, to be successful in the careers mastering technical knowledge will be insufficient, if it is not backed by leadership and management skills. My primary motivation to pursue Project Management Education is to develop business skills, which will help me lead and implement my technical ideas and if required motivate and direct a team towards a common goal.
“ ( www.bbc.co.uk ). Steve Jobs has highly impressive leadership attributes, and he is a huge reason as to why Apple has been such a successful company.
In this ever growing, rapid developing world as we can see today, there are many different successful leaders. As we know it, leaders are humans just like everyone else. How did they manage to stand out from the crowd? What did they do to achieve great success for an
INTRODUCTION At first sight it might seem that Project Management in the corporate world is a Cake Walk but this actually involves a great deal more complicated which involves a keen and wise mind with a lot of other abilities in order to be a successful project manager through experience and academic knowledge.