The threefold path

decisions and opportunities in project management education

On the road to a successful career in project management, there are three basic strategies: obtain a formal degree in project management, take continuing education courses, or pursue the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification. This article surveys current opportunities in project management education and includes the views of numerous authorities on how best to prepare for a career in the field, on the importance of internships and mentoring, and on the increasing integration of project management theory into other disciplines.
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