20% of gross global product ─ $12 trillion per year ─ is spent on fixed capital
projects worldwide; trillions more in projects for IT, new product and service
development, entertainment – Non-Government Organizations (NGOs). The job market
for Project Managers is thriving. Starting salaries for people who are Certified
Associate Project Managers are between $40,000-$50,000 a year. Additionally, the
soft-skills involved in project management (leadership, time management, risk
assessment) are essential life skills that translate into any profession.