PMP, what should I do?

Hello everyone.

I have been engaged in IT for about 6 years and have been mostly in the management/info sec realm thus far. I am in a current position where I am doing a ton of project management to the point where I should be doing it as a primary duty. I am interested in possibly switching from my current goal of infosec to PM. I feel that my natural abilities compliment the PM field much more than in the infosec realm. So my question is this…

…I have managed IT projects throughout my career, I understand the the cert of choice is the PMP, but how far of a shot would it be to use that as a starting point to transition my career into the PMP realm. Like I said I have a lot of experience in PM, especially in IT, but I am new to the whole career as a PM.

Also, what is the career outlook in PM vs infosec?


Any advice would grealty be appreciated.
PS. I hold a BS, 2 AS’s and security+

Comments

  • fullcrowmoonfullcrowmoon Posts: 172Member
    I'm in a similar position, having spent 15+ years as a Systems Administrator and Network Engineer, but now being interested in moving over to the project managment side of things. I'm looking forward to the responses you get.
    "It's so stimulating being your hat!"
    "... but everything changed when the Fire Nation attacked."
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