Domain specialty is good in project management

Domain specialty is good in project management

Shortage of specialized project managersIf you’re a general project manager, and you’re looking for work, you’re probably not finding as much available work or noticing people are not willing to pay you as much as they used to.  With an increased amount of people choosing project management as their profession, you need to find a way to stand apart from them.  If you focus on a niche market or vertical or refine your skills in a particular knowledge area, you may find yourself in great demand and commanding a much higher rate.

Lindsay Scott asks some excellent questions.

  • Think about your own situation and circumstance; if you were to market your own specialism what would it be?
  • What areas of business and industry are looking for your particular specialism?
  • How can you work the current marketplace demands to your advantage?
  • To get more on this topic, read more from Arras People and Lindsay Scott.

    2 Replies to “Domain specialty is good in project management”

    1. Thank you Derek,

      There are PM voices out there, one still referencing authorship for a 4 generation old body of knowledge, that will claim generic PM skills are all you need. Right?

      Domain and Context knowledge, skills, and experience are mandatory in our defense and space “past performance” volume for both technical and managerial capabilities.

      If you haven’t worked in this domain (Global Integrated Communications)before with the specific context (Network operations versus Network Applications e.g.) how can we be assured you’ll know how to manage the program?

    2. Thank you Derek,

      There are PM voices out there, one still referencing authorship for a 4 generation old body of knowledge, that will claim generic PM skills are all you need. Right?

      Domain and Context knowledge, skills, and experience are mandatory in our defense and space “past performance” volume for both technical and managerial capabilities.

      If you haven’t worked in this domain (Global Integrated Communications)before with the specific context (Network operations versus Network Applications e.g.) how can we be assured you’ll know how to manage the program?

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