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The skills you need for project management

The skills you need for project management

December 19, 2016

By Chaze Patrick, Outreach and Engagement Marketing Assistant

Project management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements. Below are the skills you need to be a project manager.

Research Skills – Project management can be a beneficial tool in acquiring the adequate resources to successfully complete a project.

Clerical Skills – Project managers are able to perform tasks related to the prompt documentation analyzation.

Logistical Skills –  To achieve various milestones are expected of a project manager. Project managers exhibit leadership capacities to ensure the project is completed in a timely manner.

Technological Skills – Learn how to improve on using software programs such as Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and many other systems that will support your project

Earning Potential –  According to, the median annual Project Management Manager salary is $126,481 with a range usually between $112,597-$141,578.

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