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.
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For students who want to work in the project management field, the answer is simple. Project management education leads students to the point of obtaining an entry-level certification and their career can move on from there.
While volunteering for his local PMI chapter one day, this practitioner received a phone call that would set his career path in motion.
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.
We have an obligation to teach our subject with excellence—and that begins with a foundation of quality curriculum for project management students.
Quality curriculum can be an ever-moving target and is sometimes subject to accreditor’s thoughts and opinions. There are a few ways you can work to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to quality curriculum for your program.
Getting the right students in the right class will help both you and them. Do you understand the skill sets and experience of your students?
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.
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...
A curriculum represents a conscious and systematic selection of knowledge, skills and values—a selection that shapes the way teaching, learning and assessment processes are organized by addressing questions such as what, why, when and how students should learn. What defines a good quality curriculum?