Tag: Project Management Graduate

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If you are pursuing a bachelor’s degree in project management and you are about to read this article, then you should count yourself lucky as most project management graduates would have wished they read such article while still in school.

One of the major mistakes that most persons who are pursuing a bachelor’s degree do is to wait until they graduate before critically thinking or planning of how to start building their career, and project management degree students are no exemption....   Read the Full Article>>>

In 2015, I interviewed three project management graduates from three different universities in Nigeria: FUTO, FUTA AND FUTMinna. Each of them shared with us the challenges they faced as project management students in Nigeria and solutions.

This year, I will continue the interview series with project management graduates from other institutions in Nigeria. I will also interview project management lecturers from those institutions in other to shed more light and offer solutions on some the challenges raised by the graduates....   Read the Full Article>>>

FUTMinna

This is the third interview of my new interview series titled “The Challenges of Project Management Students in Nigeria.”

In this third interview, I will be sharing with you some of the challenges of project management students in the Federal University of Technology Minna (FUTMinna), and my interviewee is a graduating student of Project Management Technology at the institution.

JERRY: Tell us about yourself.

VICTOR: Thank you very much for this opportunity. It is always a privilege to help spread the word about project management in Nigeria. I am Bello-Ochende Victor, a graduating student of Project Management Technology from the Federal University of Technology Minna. My interests are mostly in Entrepreneurial Technology, Information Technology Service management, Developmental Education and also an advocate of Disaster Risk Reduction....   Read the Full Article>>>

FUTA

In this new interview series titled “The Challenges of Project Management Students in Nigeria,” I will be interviewing project management graduates and students on the challenges they faced or are facing in their own higher institutions in Nigeria, respectively, and their own solutions and suggestions to solving such challenges. My first interview in this new series was with Anidiobi Eric Ejiofor, a recent project management technology (PMT) graduate from FUTO (Federal University of Technology Owerri)....   Read the Full Article>>>

FUTO

There are numerous challenges facing the project management student in Nigeria. So in this new interview series and to have a national view of some these challenges, I’ll be interviewing recent graduates of project management (PM) from different universities across the country such as FUTO (Federal University of Technology Owerri), FUT Minna, FUT Akure, Bellstech (Bells University of Technology), UNILAG (University of Lagos), UI (University of Ibadan) and Babcock University.

The topic of this interview series is “The Challenges of Project Management Students in Nigeria.”‎ The goal of this interview series is to help answer some of the most important questions I get from project management students, which are: What is project management as a course all about? Which challenges would I face as a student? Where can I get resources to learn more about project management?...   Read the Full Article>>>

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As I write this article, the Batch C 2014 set of the compulsory NYSC (National Youth Service Corps) programme in Nigeria will be passing out today (15 October, 2015). And as a member of this set, I can at least imagine what would be going on through the minds of my fellow project management graduates as they receive their National Service Certificates.

Those of them who studied health or medical courses would be looking towards pursuing a successful career in the health sector. Those who studied law, would want to focus on the legal or political sector, but for those of us who studied project management, which sectors or industries should we search or focus on for project management job opportunities? The construction, telecommunication and energy sectors employ the highest number of project management practitioners in Nigeria....   Read the Full Article>>>

Many project management graduates take time to find their career path, and sometimes it is hard to work out what kind of job or career is right for you.