What is the best strategy for progressing into a higher position in project management from a junior one? This will firstly depend on what the difference is between these two levels in your world. If you can define; describe and understand what a more senior position looks like in your organisation you can start to make realistic plans. In the first instance you have to make sure your foundation is solid as a junior project manager. Have you attended to personal and professional development – taken training courses and accreditation that address both the technical and softer skills side of project management? At this stage you should have a clear idea about what skills need attention; consider performing a SWOT or competency assessment to gain a better understanding about skills gaps. The next thing to consider – is there an opportunity for me to take the next step up?
Follow this link: