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Project Management: In-Demand Skills to Propel Your Career

Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 12:00 PM until 1:00 PMCentral Daylight Time

Join us for an interactive webinar that will provide you with insights into the life of a project manager and the diverse career opportunities available in the field.

Project management is the application of education, skills, tools and techniques to supply timely deliverables and to achieve project goals. It is a process that proves its value across industries. Whether you work in construction, IT, finance, energy or healthcare, project management skills are highly desired by employers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the projected growth of project management specialists is scheduled to grow faster than average through 2029. What skills are needed, how can you position yourself to transition into the field, do you need a degree, is certification required to advance? This webinar will answer these questions and provide information on the options available at DePaul to advance your education, your knowledge and your career.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This webinar is appropriate for:
  • Individuals interested in learning more about careers in project management
  • Career changers looking to add new skills to their toolkit
  • Students wanting to learn how to apply certification to their degree program
HOW YOU WILL BENEFIT
By the end of the webinar you will:
  • Explore the opportunities in the field of project management
  • Examine the value of certification 
  • Learn the many transferable skills related to project management
  • Understand the benefits of PMI membership
  • Hear first-hand from experienced Project Managers the ins and outs of a career in project management

PRESENTER
Robert Mack, PMP® is the Director of Academic Outreach for the PMI Chicagoland Chapter. He has an extensive career in project management currently working as the senior manager for a large PMO. 

Traci Ragas, PMP®, DASSM, serves as a senior project manager on the data services team with a health care focused nonprofit based in Chicago. She has been working in the project management field for over a decade. Traci currently volunteers as the director of professional association outreach with the PMI Chicagoland Chapter.
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