Project Management is that branch of Management which educate students to manage resources in the most beneficial way. In a certain project, with certain raw materials, limited time, functions and man power, how can you use the resources in a way that will accomplish all the goals of that project and will claim the customer’s satisfaction, this management is the study that comes under Project Management. It needs planning, design, execution, supervising, and controlling, by the candidate.
A student needs to have a graduation degree, and then he can appear for the common entrance examinations for MBA, through CAT, MAT, XAT and so on, and can even apply for the individual entrance exams for colleges, which conduct their own entrances. He can also go for BBA after Senior Secondary to have a detailed study in the world of Business which will eventually culminate into MBA, where he can choose specialization in Project Management. A student can have various courses in this area, like MBA, Post Graduate Diploma, short term diplomas
Some of the best universities and colleges, offering courses on Project Management, are:
- Indian Institutes of Management(IIMS), for MBA
- Faculty of Management Studies(FMS), for MBA
- Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai,
- Xavier Labour Research Institute, Jamshedpur
- SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai
- Institute of Management Technology(IMT), Ghaziabad.
- Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune (also Distance Learning)
To prepare for the entrance you can go through previous years’ sample papers available in market, Senior Secondary Business and market strategies, basic elementary mathematics. You also need to work on your analytical and reasoning skills along with your English, written and Spoken. Update yourself with current market trends and financial structure of the country.
This area offers you career prospects in both Private and Government sectors. In the sectors like IT, Finance, Retail, Banking, Insurance, and public sectors like NGOS, Railways and tourism, this course has considerable demand. You can join an organization as project leader, project manager, program manager, and service delivery manager.