How much can I make in a Career in Project Management?

I think Project Management is a great Career option. I want to first understand What a Career in Project Management entails before I invest time and effort to figure out How to start a Career in Project Management. My research about a Career in Project Management became a lot more meaningful when I found:

Marcel Bandur's professional point of view!

Marcel Bandur has 3 years & 2 months of professional experience in Project Management. Marcel Bandur has worked in Project Management as Research Assistant in Asia Research Institute. In Marcel Bandur's own words, this is how Marcel Bandur got into Project Management: "After completing my masters degree in Political Science from Singapore, I joined the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) as a Project Officer where I was responsible for handling large-scale projects and events in the field of formal education, supporting the activities under ASEF's Higher Education Programme (AHEP)."

Career Video on Project Management

In a video, Marcel Bandur has talked about various aspects of a Career in Project Management. Marcel Bandur started by explaining Project Management as: "Project Management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements. The five essential elements of project management are initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing." The video was an engaging disposition.

I found the video unique because it talked about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in Project Management and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into Project Management. Marcel Bandur touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Social Media
  • Business Administration
Sills and success goes hand in hand. One needs to get a hold of essential skills.
Marcel Bandur then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Project Management:
  • Report Writing
  • Planning
  • Financial Forecasting
  • People Management
  • Communication
  • Networking
  • Crisis Management
This Career has an interesting list of Positives.
Marcel Bandur believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Project Management:
  • Quick Rewards
  • Meeting New People
  • High Employability
  • Flexibility
There are a few Challenges in this Career which one needs to be cognizant of.
And, Marcel Bandur believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Project Management:
  • Long Working Hours
  • Stress
  • Repetitive Work
  • Paperwork
  • Low Monetary Rewards

In the final section of the video Marcel Bandur talks about How a day goes in a Career in Project Management. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Project Management, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

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Having gained so much from a professional perspective on a Career in Project Management, I wanted to learn about other Careers on LifePage. LifePage has the most comprehensive Career List. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 LifePage is Career Counseling 2.0 - while most platforms continue to use age old psychometric tests to identify hidden skills and interests of individuals. LifePage has turned the tables completely with an Awareness based approach. Read about them on:

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