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Project Manager

The role of Project Manager in any industry is responsible for coordinating, implementing, and completing new projects for a company.

Project Manager Overview

The role of Project Manager in any industry is responsible for coordinating, implementing, and completing new projects for a company. This is done through analyzing the project and the resources available, and then maximizing the use of those resources to complete the project in the most efficient way. This must always be done in a way that consistent with the company’s strategy, commitments, and goals. The Project Manager must also effectively communicate the allocation of resources and status of their projects to all stakeholders, both internal and external to the project, and then assess and evaluate the results of the project after its completion.

Job Duties List
The Project Manager’s list of duties includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Planning and implementing new projects.
  • Defining the scope, goals, and deliverables of the project.
  • Developing the project plan.
  • Coordinating and assembling staff for the project.
  • Managing resource allocation and budget for the project.
  • Planning and scheduling timelines for the project.
  • Tracking and reporting on project deliverables.
  • Assuring the quality of all project deliverables.
  • Providing direction and support to project staff.
  • Monitoring project progress and reporting to all stakeholders.
  • Creating and presenting reports on the project for all stakeholders.
  • Assessing and evaluating project results after completion.

How to become a(n) Project Manager

Project Managers are one of the fastest growing careers in the tech industry and Infosec is proud to offer a variety of training courses to help students get their foot in the door. Our Project Management Professional (PMP) boot-camp course provides everything you need to take your Project Management career to the next level!

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Common Courses for Project Manager

CSIS Top 20 Critical Security Controls Training Boot Camp

This course teaches you how to master the 20 Important Security Controls as published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Securing the United States against cyber attacks has become one of the nation’s highest priorities.

CASP+ Training Boot Camp

The goal of this authorized CompTIA CASP+ boot camp training course is to provide IT professionals with the most comprehensive, accelerated learning environment for the CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+) exam.

A+/Network+ Boot Camp

Infosec's Authorized CompTIA A+ and Network+ boot camp is an 8-day accelerated, in-depth course that is structured to teach students the important and necessary tools of becoming a successful computer technician.

Career Outlook

The outlook for the field of Project Management is extremely bright, especially in the IT and biotech fields. Because Project Manager positions are so tightly bound with new products, projects, and growth, when the economy is up, so is the demand for PMs. When the economy is down, there is still usually growth and opportunities to be found in hot markets and industries, or in projects to restructure or increase efficiency within slower markets. This adaptability means that it is rare for opportunities in Project Management to dry up completely. For this reason, outlook in this field is ranked A.

Outlook GradeB+

Salary Projections

Salaries for Project Manager positions vary widely across the nation and across industries, but the national average falls somewhere between $80,000 and $100,000. The higher-end salaries are mostly found in the IT and other high-tech industries. Experience levels and education can also have an effect on salary. There is also a nationally recognized certification known as the PMP (Project Management Professional), which can lead to significantly higher salary levels. However, this certification does require significant job experience as part of its qualifications.

Related Career Tracks

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Security Pro Track

The Security Pro Track goes through all aspects of Information Security. Our goals with this set of courses is to create the most complete Security Specialist an organization could wish for.