How easy/hard is it to work up to a project manager from a CET?

I am planning on taking a Civil Engineering Technologist: Construction Management course in the fall and I also have a Bachelors degree in Business (major in HR with project management electives) and I am wondering if anyone knows how hard (or long) it would be (take) to work up from a CET to a Project Manager?

Asked By: - 12/20/2009
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I think the best thing you can do is get the most education you can afford, then start getting experience with a reputable company, known for professionallism and quality. If you're not an engineer, it may be a little harder, but just be honest with your managers about any weaknesses you have (technical expertise... More
Answered By: KP - 12/20/2009
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a bit hard. more because of the purists view that CETs are below engineers. more politics and perception than whether you can actually do the job or not. it would take years to become a project manager anyway. most companies are looking at 7-10 years solid experience. worse yet, there are a lot of older engineers out... More
Answered By: The Elder God - 12/20/2009
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