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Working as a Project Manager

 

Career Guidance

On Demand

20 mins

Free

Host: Andrew has delivered Project Management expertise of IT and Business Change initiatives in multiple industries, including Oil and Gas, Hospitality, Airline and Financial Services for the last 8 years. He is passionate about making operations and IT systems efficient for large, often complex, organisations. These roles have taken Andrew to many places across Europe and the United States.

Andrew Pritchard will talk through a day in the life of a Project Management role in IT and organisational change with a specific focus on how anyone can still be a successful Project Manager, even without in-depth knowledge of solution being delivered to the business. Some careers can sound complex and daunting to those starting out; Andrew explains why it is less scary than it sounds. 

Safeguarding reminder:  We know that the safety of your child is of the utmost important. This is why we use Zoom's Webinar feature to provide our live classes, where by default, your child's webcam and microphone are disabled. 

Key takeaways:

  • An understanding of the role of "Project Managers" to solve their problems
  • The most effective PM's are masters of Microsoft Excel and powerpoint for articulating their ideas
  • Some routes into the industry and the importance of saying "Yes" to opportunities

Suitable for:

This class is suitable for all ages, especially for students in Years 10 and 11.

Class requirements

You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.

What to expect

  • This class will take place online via a Zoom webinar
  • This class was pre-recorded and is now available to view on demand
  •  You will immediately be taken to a new window to watch the recorded class.

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