Core Competencies for Communicators: Project Management

I’m often asked about what kinds of training would be most valuable for communicators interested in learning and growing in our business.

One of the most overlooked areas that I strongly recommend be treated as a core competency in communications is project management – if you’re interested in investing in your career in this industry, honing your skills in project management can offer a significant advantage.

Communicators are almost always working on the front lines, having to juggle multiple files and deadlines while managing risk exposure. A strong foundation in project management – the discipline of managing the variables of time, budget and quality – will help set you apart.

To get started, check out the Results Map Handbook for Strategic Communications and Change Management.