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August 23, 2016
By Lisa Dare
Trying to move into IT management?
Or have you recently become a manager?
IT managers enjoy a lot of career options and an average salary of over $130,000. The 10-year job outlook is phenomenal. And while a bachelor’s degree (at minimum) is required for most management positions, some companies will overlook this for experienced candidates.
Schooling yourself on business and management topics can help position you to become an IT manager—and succeed in the role. They can help you develop and validate your people management, communication, analytical, strategy-building and related skills.
Also, and I’m sorry about this—but you’re probably gonna have to suit up.
Free online courses for TEKsystems consultants
Skillsoft offers a variety of online business courses and certification tracks that will pad your IT management resume and help you succeed once you have the job.
In addition to ITIL®, Lean Six, project management, Agile development and other skills employers seek in IT management candidates, Skillsoft offers these classes to prepare you for managing:
Explore the Skillsoft catalog to browse the free classes available to TEKsystems consultants.