November, 2014: Project Management Month

WHEREAS, project management is the profession by which businesses and other organizations, public and private, plan, organize, secure and manage resources to clearly define and execute visions and goals; and,

WHEREAS, project management often relates to the fields of software development, telecommunications, computer networking, architecture and construction; and,

WHEREAS, project managers and their teams are the dedicated professionals that lead and oversee various projects, and are responsible for accomplishing stated project objectives; and,

WHEREAS, during this month, we join with the Project Management Institute – Great Lake Chapter to raise awareness of the project management profession in Michigan; we recognize project managers as key contributors to every aspect of industry in our state, and we encourage citizens to learn more about and explore project management career opportunities;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Rick Snyder, governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim November 2014 as Project Management Month in Michigan.