Project Manager For Online Distance Training Essay

747 Words Dec 5th, 2016 3 Pages
I had the privilege of sitting down and chatting with R.J Bourq, a well-known project manager for Online Distance Training, on his thoughts of being a project manager. Before beginning the interview, I revealed the purpose by sharing the contents of my course, and how this interview relates to innumerable topics covered. He spoke freely about how he never foresaw himself as a project manager, overseeing the companies projects providing insights on how a company can convert its failures to success with proper guidance. He referenced himself as more of the coaching type since his real objective was to become a Track and Field Coach initially. In 2003 he was given the opportunity to carry out this dream, however, after coaching at Southeastern University for three years, his dream decimated. Thus reminding him of how dispensable certain job positions can be. Before, I could ask my first question R.J had already begun to answer it, by voicing why he felt project managers hold a dominant position in the job market. He believes his role as project managers as given him more recognition within his company, due to his skill-set and ability do deliver sound results has he increased the companies success rates. He said becoming a project manager can label you indispensable. He went on to discuss the significant level of growth he has seen in this line of work while reiterating what I 've read this first week for class. That, in fact, all saying are true, there will always be an…

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