Session: Career Roadmap for IT Project Managers
When you are starting a career in technology as a project manager from scratch it can be tough to decide how to move on, what directions you can choose and what to expect further. Also, one may be stuck in professional development and need a fresh idea on the next steps to proceed. In both cases it could be helpful to know the options and alternatives they can take to growth and to hit new professional goals.
1. IT Project Manager Career Journey - common steps you can map
2. How and where to get the new experience for upgrading your career
2.1. How to level up when you are a Junior
2.2. How to level up if you are at the Middle stage
2.3. Options to move on when you are a Senior
- Professional Development Should Not Be Opportunistic
- Even If You Feel You Are Stuck There Is Always Space For Growth
Kristina Kushner has worked in the IT industry in delivery and managerial roles. Managing Software Mobile, Web, Desktop, UX & Hardware Upgrade Projects for the last several years – successfully delivering numerous modifications, products and applications. Frequently Kristina was the sole female in large teams of men. Despite that, she has successfully managed end to end large scale and budget complex projects and programs across different technologies. Kristina started in IT with her sole passion to STEM and on her own merit, she has got globally recognized professional certifications and the position of delivering projects and managing teams all over the world.
Having a diverse background (she started her career in the traveling industry and worked in the banking sector) Kristina understands how challenging it can be to start a career in STEM from scratch and with no guidance. Following her passion and love for technology, Kristina decided to start a personal endeavor for educating and inspiring others to join the IT community and succeed there as Project Managers. With an ambition of getting more women into technology, she is a true mastermind and STEM ambassador.