Project management is a thriving professional discipline much in demand around the globe. Project managers occupy a central role in the development process, driving the successful completion of projects.

PM PG Board

The RICS Project Management Professional Group is the home within RICS for professionals who have an interest in the management of construction projects.

Professional Groups are responsible for 4 main areas:

1. Contributing to international standards development
2. Developing guidance on how members should implement these standards
3. Market insights in their specialist areas of practice
4. Consideration of how RICS should regulate members against these standards

Project Managers can choose from a variety of potential employers including clients and consultants from both the public and private sectors, with either commercial or not-for-profit aims.

Typically, project managers will be appointed at the beginning of a project and will assist the client in developing the project brief and then selecting, appointing and coordinating the project team.

He or she will then usually represent the client throughout the full development process managing the inputs from the client, consultants, contractors and other stakeholders. 

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