Changing careers can be daunting and difficult, but Matt Betker definitely made the right decision.
A long-time software developer, Betker saw his consultant position at Manitoba Public Insurance slowly turning into a leadership role. He decided to go with the flow and in 2018 he graduated from Red River College’s Project Management certificate program.
A few months later, Betker earned Project Management Professional certification from the Project Management Institute.
Now, he’s working as a project manager at MPI and is currently enrolled in RRC’s Project Leadership program.
“I switched from a consultant to an employee and changed job roles and careers at the same time. It worked out well for me,” says Betker, 39.
Did it ever. In April, Betker was named the winner of the top student award at PMI Manitoba’s annual spring conference. The honour comes with a $1,000 cash prize courtesy of PMI Manitoba and RRC. Read More →