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I want to continue my path into Project Management. What software skills do I need outside of MS Excel?

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Microsoft project

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Judging by my past managers, it's actually a lack of software skills that seems to be important

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Microsoft project except they want everything in excel or PowerPoint anyway.

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While the tools above are helpful(excel/msProject for planning, PowerPoint for status), they are just expected not high on the skill set list. A few skills that are much higher in importance are structuring work, team management, team mentoring, task monitoring, risk mitigation, scope management, and stakeholder management. If you want to move into project management study for the PMP for a very basic coverage of the mechanics of managing a project. Get one a PMO project ( yeah lots of people hate these, but they give you experience in the mechanics of managing projects) learn key methodologies waterfall, iterative/incremental, Agile, and now devOps...

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