Changing Careers: Business Analyst to Project Manager

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May 16, 2016
The business analyst (BA) and the project manager (PM) each fill critical roles on projects. Business analysts lead requirements gathering, solutions generation, and communication with business users, while project managers lead the project from initiation and planning to executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing. While the roles and responsibilities of each title may vary between companies, there is often overlap between the business analyst and project manager roles. With these factors at play, how can a business analyst transition effectively to a project manager role?Continue reading
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