How Project Management Revolution Is Disrupting the Education Industry and PM Training for Mid-Career Professionals

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The education industry has been around in some form for centuries, and while it has seen many changes, there are still significant problems that persist. One of the biggest challenges today is that students often graduate from universities or certification programs with a degree or certification but are unable to find a job. This is especially true in the field of project management, where traditional education methods often fall short.

Enter Project Management Revolution, a project management training program created by Nick Stekovic. It helps people who are transitioning from existing careers, those who have gone through traditional education and can’t find a fulfilling job, and even those who have completed project management certifications or graduated with a degree or diploma in project management. The program caters to those who want to earn more money, have a future proof career, more responsibility, and feel recognized in their profession.

As a project management consultant for over 17 years, Nick Stekovic has managed teams, projects, and portfolios for Fortune 500 in pretty much all verticals. In having worked with top executives, and having a wealth of experience in the field, it has led him to identify a major gap in the educational system when it came to project management.

People typically become project managers by either obtaining a university or college degree or by getting certified. But, graduating doesn’t guarantee you a job. While these graduates and certified individuals have theoretical knowledge, they lack the practical experience in managing actual projects, teams, and being able to secure a job.

Without that valuable experience, they’re often unable to obtain the actual position they’ve hoped for. This leaves them feeling confused, paralyzed, and unsure of how to proceed.

Nick Stekovic saw this problem and decided to do something about it. He created Project Management Revolution as a project management training program that focuses not only in teaching individuals project management theory, but providing actual practice that is typically seen in the day to day  project management activities.

His program’s innovative approach centers on theory and technical skills as well as personal development and soft skills. “Successful project managers need to be able to understand and manage their own emotions, communicate effectively with others, and adapt to different personalities and work styles. Our approach is vastly different from traditional education methods,” Nick Stekovic shares.

The program is delivered through a combination of e-learning modules, live workshops, and 1-ON-1 coaching sessions with Nick Stekovic. Students are guided through the program in a step-by-step process, starting with self-mastery and mastery of others with a complimentary personality testing before moving on to theory, virtual project simulations, and job interview/resume preparation.

“We have a strong focus on practical experience because that’s what gets you the job,” Nick Stekovic states. “Our students work with simulated, virtual projects that cover all project management delivery frameworks, including Agile, Waterfall, and Hybrid. They learn how to apply theory they have learned to real-life situations. It’s the best way to gain confidence and experience that they can use to succeed in the real world.”

One of the biggest differences with Project Management Revolution is that it doesn’t just push information at its students. “Any certification program or college/university can do that. What sets us apart is our coaching and support. We teach marketable skills that you need in project management.”

Among the program’s personal touches are 1-ON-1 interview preparations for actual jobs, hands-on skills, custom resume writing, weekly Q&A calls, and more. At the end of the program, students receive 35 PDU credits and a certificate of completion, which they can use to qualify for the PMP certification exam if they choose to pursue it.

However, the main goal of the program is to provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in the field of project management, whether or not they choose to pursue certification.

The program takes an average of 14 weeks to complete, and Nick Stekovic only works with individuals who truly want to make a change in their career. “Certifications and degrees don’t necessarily equate to success in project management,” he affirms. “Our program is the missing link that can help you overcome the challenges of finding an actual job in this industry.”

Project Management Revolution is disrupting the education industry by providing comprehensive training in practical skills and preparing students for a career in project management.

“My goal is to change the way project management is taught and learned,” he says. “It’s an educational program that actually prepares attendees for a real career as soon as they complete the program. It’s more than just a book – it’s practical application. And that is the real game changer.”

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