Most kids don’t dream of growing up to be a project manager. But I see it in one of my kids…that weird ability to assemble the siblings in an organized fashion, determine a plan, and execute it. Regardless of what role you used to have on the playground, the years have a way of shaping our interests and capabilities. But the beauty of project management is that while there are some backgrounds, skills, or personalities that can make you better suited to the position, there is no one size fits all.
If you’re thinking of making a cross into the project management side or you’re fresh out of school and wondering what to do with that business degree, take this quiz to see if project management might be right for you. In the world of government contracting, you will either find yourself on a project team or managing one. It’s easy to complain about your manager, but maybe a lot harder for you to take the reins.