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Any advice on transition from audit to project management?

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If possible try to have your company sent you on a course about project management. Preferably one that is given by a certified PM (PMP/Prince2).

If not possible, pluralsight has some good trainings on Project management and you can get a free trial period.

You should start with the basics as you will find out early if project management is for you.
Another helpfull resource, not only for prepping my examn but just as an overal source of knowledge has been the RMC PMP exam prep book, even if you dont plan to take the exam. You can probably get a cheap 8th or 9th edition online. Currently it is 10th version, but to start it is not needed and buying an older version will save you money.

For templates, projectmanagement.com is a good source.

Please note that beside the hard skills, you need soft skills which are harder to learn.

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