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Career Day at Buford Middle School

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This is the deck I did on Software Project Management for a bunch of 8th graders. This one is really just for fun!

This is the deck I did on Software Project Management for a bunch of 8th graders. This one is really just for fun!

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  • 1. Oh no… My Dad is a Software Project Manager
    Mike Cottmeyer, PMP, CSM
    Vice President and General Manager
    Pillar Technology Southeast
  • 2. What is a Project?
    Anything you do that has a well defined beginning and a well defined end
  • 3. What is a Project?
    Anything you do that has a well defined beginning and a well defined end
  • 4. What is a Project?
    Anything you do that has a well defined beginning and a well defined end
  • 5. What is a Project?
    Anything you do that has a well defined beginning and a well defined end
  • 6. What is a Project?
    Anything you do that has a well defined beginning and a well defined end.
  • 7. What is a Project?
    Anything you do that has a well defined beginning and a well defined end
  • 8. What is Project Management?
    Project Managers make sure that everything happens on time and budget
  • 9. What is Project Management?
    Project Managers make sure that everything happens on time and budget
  • 10. What is Project Management?
    Project Managers make sure that everything happens on time and budget
  • 11. What is Project Management?
    Project Managers make sure that everything happens on time and budget
  • 12. What is Project Management?
    Project Managers make sure that everything happens on time and budget
  • 13. Lots of meetings
    Lots of talking to people
    Lots of writing things down
    Lots of planning
    Lots of problem solving
    It’s like putting together a giant puzzle
    What Does A Project Manager Do Everyday?
  • 14. Most People Don’t Start as Project Managers!?
  • 15. Most People Don’t Start as Project Managers!?
  • 16. Most People Don’t Start as Project Managers!?
  • 17. Most People Don’t Start as Project Managers!?
  • 18. Most People Don’t Start as Project Managers!?
  • 19. Most People Don’t Start as Project Managers!?
  • 20. Most People Don’t Start as Project Managers!?
  • 21. Most People Don’t Start as Project Managers!?
  • 22. What I Like about being a Project Manager?
  • 23. What I Like about being a Project Manager?
  • 24. What I Like about being a Project Manager?
  • 25. What I Like about being a Project Manager?
  • 26. What I Don’t Like about being a Project Manager?
  • 27. What I Don’t Like about being a Project Manager?
  • 28. What I Don’t Like about being a Project Manager?
  • 29. What I Don’t Like about being a Project Manager?
  • 30. So Why be a Project Manager?
  • 31. So Why be a Project Manager?
  • 32. So Why be a Project Manager?
  • 33. So Why be a Project Manager?
  • 34. How Much School do I Need?
  • 35. How Much School do I Need?
    4 year degree
    Sometimes a masters
    Major in your area of interest
  • 36. How Much School do I Need?
    Project Management Institute
    PMP or CAPM
  • 37. How Much Can You Make?
    Project managers can make anywhere from $30,000 to $250,000... even more!
  • 38. What are the First Steps?
    Get good grades and go to college
    Decide first what area you are most interested in studying… almost every industry hires project managers
    Get some work experience… get certified… and then move into Project Management