A Program Manager is often the person who coordinates between multiple teams or departments to ensure that they are all aligned to the benefit of the company in their direction. The Program Manager is responsible for organizing programs and activities, developing new programs that support the direction of the company or organization and managing a team of employees with various talents and duties. Program Managers also create and manage long-term goals, develop and operating the program budget and write funding proposals for it.
To be hired as a Program Manager, an applicant's qualifications should include proven management experience. They should also have experience using computers and computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Program Managers should have a clear understanding of project management and generally hold a bachelor's or master's degree in business or a related field.
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