The history of project management in Australia

Successful project management requires core competencies associated with risk, control, planning, implementation, evaluation, collaboration and systems analysis. It is an essential role in so many industries, but what is project management and where did it come from?

Good project managers have the skills to successfully guide a project from start to finish, whichever their chosen industry may be. Project management was first used in work titles in the building and construction industry. That then grew into a specialisation that is relevant in all sectors. The following infographic provides an overview about its journey and development.


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