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International travel within your business, or with a job that you are enjoying can really capitalise on your work experience. International work experience can be particularly important when it comes to developing a series of interpersonal skills through dealing with people from different cultures on a daily basis, and global mobility can also help a business exceptionally when it comes to diversity and talent management. There are a huge number of careers that can help take you around the globe, and one of these is the versatile career of project management.

Project management can be used in a huge number of different industries, from construction to IT, and there’s an exceptionally varied qualification network that can support you with your career goals in this particular area. One of the major benefits of project management is the fact that it can help provide you with career opportunities around the world, and here, we’re taking a closer look at just how you can do that.

Versatility Of Skills

One of the major benefits to having a project management qualification under your belt, is that you can show some form of certification and stature in the industry that you are looking to move into. Project management is a lot of responsibility and if you’re looking to travel the globe in search of a business that offers you the opportunity to use your skills, you’re going to want to choose a qualification that will suit your requirements. There are a number of qualifications that you can choose from, including PRINCE 2 training which is popular in the UK and other similar qualifications like Agile and SCRUM.

Having some form of qualification in project management can allow you to develop a variety of skills that you can implement within your project. Versatility is an extremely important aspect of project management, as you may never know the challenges that you are set to face. This is a key trait that employers across the globe will be looking for, and a qualification will only further enhance this. If you are able to demonstrate this, then you will find job offers flying in from around the world.

Global Project Management

If you are an experienced project manager and you’re looking to take on a bigger project with far more responsibility, then a global project management role might be the best choice. In simple terms, global project management involves a project that is based within a number of countries around the world. Within this, you will have to manage a range of people or teams that are based in a variety of different locations, who are all working on a single project.

In order to be a global project manager, you will need to be able to operate within a huge number of cultural settings around the world, while being able to organise resources, complete projects to deadline, manage costs and quality and deal effectively with risks. If you are able to integrate all of these skills, then a global project management role will be able to provide you with a series of opportunities to travel the globe, as you visit the different individuals and project teams that are working on the project you are managing. 


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