I have just enrolled on the Open University's Open degree to allow me to pick and choose my modules to tailor a path toward attaining a position in the career I want to pursue.
Project management in an IT setting seems to tick all the boxes for me but I would appreciate some advice from you fellow Project Managers on how you initially got started in this career. I am planning on taking the PRINCE2 course in 2016 after completing my second year of study at the OU, I can then finalise my degree.
So far the modules I have picked include: - IT Project and Service Management - Object Oriented Java Programming - Leadership (this is a business module the OU offers, is it necessary?)
The above modules make up my 120 credits for year 2, I am aware that picking some code and theory based modules will round my knowledge of IT better, thus potentially making me a better project manager, so would you recommend swapping the Leadership module for 1-2 IT theory based modules or should I keep the business aspect.