When considering project management at your university, don’t be constrained by someone else’s definition of what project management is. Think multi-disciplinary, cast your (course) net wide and don’t short sell the discipline and its far-reaching influence.
This practitioner is certain he didn’t begin teaching project management at the university level in a traditional fashion, or perhaps even in a recommended fashion. But it worked for him. Here is his story...
There are many ways to start teaching project management at a university. Including a class is good, but in this practitioner's opinion, it’s not enough. Here he shares how the process started for him.
Like so many project managers, this practitioner fell into the project management profession. Here's how she brought her career full circle, starting her career as a teacher and now wrapping it up by teaching project management.
"If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas."